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Dr James Pawelczyk, Payload Specialist NASA Astronaut and Physiologist, is visiting the Department this week and will give a series of lectures and seminars.

Dr Pawelczyk flew as a Payload Specialist Astronaut on the STS-90 Neurolab mission aboard the space shuttle Columbia in April and May of 1998. Also a noted Physiologist, he gave a lecture on the physiology of microgravity to DPAG students on the afternoon of Monday 5 November. After the lecture the students had the opportunity to meet Jim, who also signed photographs for them and answered questions.

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