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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.
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