About Dr. John Charles

Dr. John Charles – PhD Head of Human research NASA – Johnson Space Center – Houston – Texas.  John Charles has spent a career dedicated to realizing the potential of space exploration and helping people to travel in space safely.  In 1983 he was hired as a full-time employee in the cardiovascular laboratory in 1985 at the Johnson Space Center.  Several years later – he became the director of that lab.  In 1994 he joined the shuttle/Mir program – which encompassed a series of 11 U.S. space shuttle missions to the Russian space station.  He then was assigned to be the liaison between the Human Space Life Sciences Programs Office (designed to target physiological problems that need to be solved to make a crewed mission to Mars possible.)  He served as project scientist for the experiments that John Glenn conducted during the flight of STS-95 in1998 and is the mission scientist for STS-107.

To hear John CATS upcoming roundtable radio shows, tune in at 9 AM New York time every Sunday morning on 970 AM Radio: The Answer! Can’t get to a radio? Listen in online! The show is live at www.am970theanswer.com at 9 AM New York time every Sunday morning. Thanks for listening!



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