Astronauts

Former International Space Station Commander Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., performs an ultrasound exam on Expedition 10 crewmate Russian Cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov.

Detroit Doc’s Astronaut Training Could Help Physicians On Earth

A surgeon at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit is working with a NASA-funded medical consortium on using ultrasound to diagnose medical problems on deep space missions when astronauts may be months or years from a hospital. And as so often happens, the techniques developed for space appear to have applications on Earth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2011

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