Colbert Advocates NASA Space Station Research

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12-031

Colbert Advocates NASA Space Station Research

HAMPTON, Va. — Stephen Colbert, horde of a nightly ‘The Colbert Report,’ pronounced in a new NASA open use proclamation expelled currently that he’s always been a outrageous fan of space.

The speak uncover horde tells his Colbert Nation — and a universe — that he now likes space even some-more “because NASA is doing good things on a International Space Station (ISS).”

The execution of a ISS ushered in a new epoch of investigate and find in a nearby gravity-free environment. Research on a orbital laboratory is focused on 4 areas: tellurian health and exploration; simple life and earthy sciences; earth and space science; and record growth to capacitate destiny exploration.

Colbert privately mentions a agency’s work aboard a space hire to rise new vaccines to quarrel spreading and lethal diseases, such as salmonella and pneumonia. As insurgency toward stream antibiotics becomes some-more common, there is an augmenting need for choice treatments.

The Comedy Central comedian has had a stability seductiveness in a ISS. In 2009, when NASA asked a open to assistance name a station’s Node 3, Colbert urged his supporters to contention a name “Colbert.” The name perceived a many entries and astronauts continue to practice on a many famous treadmill in a world, a Combined Operational Load-Bearing External Resistance Treadmill or COLBERT, in a station’s Tranquility module.

To perspective a Colbert video, go to:

 

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/features/colbert_psa.html

To perspective other NASA open use proclamation videos, revisit

 

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/PSA/index.html

For some-more information on NASA and ISS research, revisit

 

http://www.nasa.gov/station

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