Thomas H. Marshburn, M.D.
Emergency Room Physician, NASA Astronaut, and Aquanaut
Before becoming an astronaut, Dr. Marshburn served as a NASA Representative to the Harvard/MIT Smart Medical Systems Team of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, he worked as the Lead Flight Surgeon for Expedition 7 in 2003, supporting from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Houston. He has also served as Medical Operations Lead for the space station, where his responsibilities included the development of the biomedical training program for flight surgeons and astronaut crew medical officers, and managing the station’s Health Maintenance System.
In addition to space travel, in May 2010, Marshburn served as an aquanaut during the NEEMO 14 mission aboard the Aquarius underwater laboratory, living and working underwater for fourteen days.
Thomas H. Marshburn, M.D.Emergency Room Physician, NASA Astronaut, and AquanautDr. Marshburn was selected by NASA in 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Davidson College, North Carolina; a Masters in Engineering Physics from the University of Virginia; a Doctorate of Medicine from Wake Forest University; and a Masters in Medical Science from the University of Texas Medical Branch. The North Carolina native is a veteran of two spaceflights, STS-127 and Expedition 34/35.Before […]
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