LAUNCH Founder & CEO Jamie Guined was selected as a Commercial Scientist Astronaut Candidate in the 2013 Astronauts4Hire astronaut selection campaign. Jamie will begin her training this Fall as she works towards earning the distinction of Research Qualified Astronaut. For more information on the 2013 Astronauts4Hire selection class, visit: http://www.astronauts4hire.org/2013/06/press-release-astronauts-for-hire-adds.html
University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), the FAA Center of Excellence for Commercial Spaceflight and the NASTAR Center are recruiting subjects for a research study to better understand the effect of some of the rigors (through analogs) of spaceflight on various chronic diseases. Healthy people need not apply. 🙂
LAUNCH Founder & CEO Jamie Guined will be attending the Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference to be held at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, CO June 2-5, 2013. Jamie will be presenting two poster sessions on behalf of LAUNCH on Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:30-9:00 PM. Read the abstracts for the presentations: 1) Fit-for-Flight: Fitness and Medical Screening in Commercial Spaceflight Tourism, and 2) Bridging the Gap: The Role of the Fitness Professional in the Commercial Spaceflight Industry.