Dustin Kendrick Awarded 2012 Space Technology Research Fellowship


June 4, 2012

Dustin Kendrick and Smith Johnston from NASA

Dustin Kendrick, a Bioastronautic PhD candidate, has been selected as one of forty-eight recipients from universities all across the country to receive a graduate student fellowship from NASA’s Space Technology Program. Through this program, NASA is providing the nation with highly skilled engineers and technologists, improving U.S. competitiveness and developing a foundation for future science and exploration missions. The program emphasizes technology and is designed to inspire the innovation of the nation. Selected candidates will perform research on their respective campuses and at NASA centers and nonprofit U.S. research and development laboratories. Kendrick will be researching the Gravity Loading Countermeasure Skinsuit, a device that uses elasticity to simulate gravity’s effects on the body of the wearer.

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