Operation Paperclips-Evil deeds rewarded.

Operation Paperclip (also Project Paperclip) was the code name for the O.S.S.–U.S. Military rescue of scientists from Nazi Germany, during the terminus and aftermath of World War II. In 1945, the Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency was established with direct responsibility for effecting Operation Paperclip. The primary purpose for Operation Paperclip was for the U.S. toContinue reading “Operation Paperclips-Evil deeds rewarded.”

1841 the year of three US Presidents

Some people think that 2016 must have been the most bizarre year in US politics.But they’d be wrong. 175 years ago 1841 was the year where there were 3 serving us Presidents. Martin Van Buren (December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American politician who served as the eighth President of the UnitedContinue reading “1841 the year of three US Presidents”

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?”