Battle of Little Bighorn

On this day in 1876, Native American forces led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeat the U.S. Army troops of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a bloody battle near southern Montana’s Little Bighorn River.    Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull, leaders of the Sioux tribe on the Great Plains, strongly resisted theContinue reading “Battle of Little Bighorn”

Hubertus Strughold-“Father of Space Medicine”,but at what cost?

Every year since 1963, the Space Medicine Association has given out the Hubertus Strughold Award to a top scientist or clinician for outstanding work in aviation medicine. Dr. Hubertus Strughold (1898-1986) is known as the “Father of Space Medicine”. He first coined the term “space medicine” in 1948 and was the first and only ProfessorContinue reading “Hubertus Strughold-“Father of Space Medicine”,but at what cost?”