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NOTE: The following statement was issued by NASA on 12/8 regarding a review of NASA’s human spaceflight research. In light of this review, NASA has informed Brookhaven that a proposal involving primate research at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory on the Brookhaven Lab site should be removed from consideration for experimental time at the facility.

NASA Response to PETA News Release

NASA is going to undertake a comprehensive review of the agency's current research and technology development plans to see how they align with the President's plan for human spaceflight, as outlined in the U.S. National Space Policy and the 2010 NASA Authorization Act. We look forward to the findings of that review, which will inform our decision making moving forward.

Link: http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/news/peta_statement.html

2010-1210  |  Media & Communications Office

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