The Army has sent its doctors to far flung places all over the globe, but next year, one physician will go where no others have traveled.
Lt. Col. Andrew Morgan, an emergency physician at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas and NASA astronaut, is set be the first Army doctor in space. NASA will launch him to the International Space Station in July 2019.
“I'll be taking Army history, military medicine and this supportive community with me,” Morgan said in an Army news release. “I'm hugely honored to represent all of that.”
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