BOEING SCIENTIST: 'SCIENCE OF LIFE IS SPACE STATION GOAL'
BOEING SCIENTIST: 'SCIENCE OF LIFE IS SPACE STATION GOAL' Boeing Space Station scientist Dr. Harvey J. Willenberg joins 15,000 biologists at next week's conference of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology in Anaheim, Calif., where he will chair a session on the space station's plans for life-sciences research. Boeing Defense & Space Group is building the core of NASA's space station -- its laboratory, living and supply modules, connecting nodes and selected on-board systems -- at facilities in Huntsville, Ala. WHO: Dr. Harvey J. Willenberg, Boeing Defense & Space Group WHAT: "Space Station Freedom: Capabilities and Plans for Life-Sciences Research" conference session, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology conference. WHEN: 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 5; 10-11 a.m. Monday, April 6, through Thursday, April 9 WHERE: Anaheim Convention Center, Room C2, Anaheim, Calif. MEDIA/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Dr. Willenberg will be available immediately after the Sunday session for interviews and from 10-11 a.m. Monday through Thursday at the Boeing exhibit in the conference exhibit hall. Follow-on interviews with Willenberg also can be arranged by contacting Boeing Public Relations, 205-461-2805. Also, Boeing will exhibit full-size, colorful replicas of space station experiment hardware, including life-sciences payload experiments and the space station's centrifuge, a device that simulates gravity for controlling experiments on the effects of weightlessness. CONTACT: Brian Ames or Peri Widener of Boeing Defense & Space Group, 205-461-2805. -0- 4/1/92
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