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Explore! Health in Space was developed through a generous grant from NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate’s Education Program!

Dr. Diane Byerly, Manager of Johnson Space Center’s Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Laboratory, was the leading scientist in the development effort.

 Thanks also are extended to:

 Dr. Scott Smith
Nutritional Biochemistry Laboratory,
NASA Johnson Space Center 

And 

Dr. Honglu Wu
Space Radiobiology Research Program
NASA Johnson Space Center 

for their content suggestions, review, patience, and humor.

Lunar and Planetary Institute Development Team
Ms. Becky Nelson, Activity Design and Development
Ms. Katy Buckaloo, Activity Development and Resource Research
Dr. Stephanie Shipp, Product Design and Review
Ms. Ronna Hurd, Web Design
Ms. Leanne Woolley, Graphic Design

Content and Education Review
Dr. Diane Byerly, Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Johnson Space Center
Dr. Scott Smith, Nutritional Biochemistry Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center 
Dr. Honglu Wu, Space Radiobiology Research Program, NASA Johnson Space Center 
Ms. Nicole Betts, Henderson Elementary School, Houston Independent School District, Houston, Texas
Ms. Donna Dickson-White, Cullen Middle School, Houston Independent School District, Houston, Texas
Ms. Michelle Williams, Harvard Elementary School, Galena Park Independent School District, Houston, Texas

Evaluation Team
Appreciation is extended to the librarians and after-school providers who piloted the materials in their after-school programs.  No small children were harmed in the pilot testing phase.

Ms. Nicole Betts, Henderson Elementary School, Houston Independent School, Houston, Texas
Mr. Greg Crispell, Hilton Head Public Library, Hilton Head, South Carolina
Ms. Donna Dickson-White, Cullen Middle School, Houston Independent School District, Houston, Texas
Ms. Allison Long, Haltom City Public Library, Haltom City, Texas
Ms. Pye Pajewski, Shaler North Hills Library, Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
Ms. Michelle Williams, Harvard Elementary School, Galena Park Independent School District, Houston, Texas

 Questions? Comments? Contact Us!

Explore!
Department of Education and Public Outreach
The Lunar and Planetary Institute
3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77058
explore@lpi.usra.edu

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Explore! Health in Space: Effects of Space on the Human Body, Copyright 2006, Lunar and Planetary Institute, LPI Contribution Number 1365.  The Lunar and Planetary Institute is operated by the Universities Space Research Association under Cooperative Agreement Number NCC5-679 issued through the Solar System Exploration Division of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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