Meet James Lackner, Ph.D.

James Lackner, Ph.D., Meshulam and Judith Riklis Professor of Physiology. Brandeis University; Founder-Director of Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory at Brandeis University

James Lackner appeared 09/19/23 on a SftPublic - GBH Forum Network webinar to discuss Going to Mars? Better Take Some Gravity. He shared his expertise about the effects of micro-gravity on the human body. Dr. Lackner also explained how scientists and engineers are improving equipment and habitats such as the International Space Station to make micro-gravity conditions less threatening to astronauts now and in the future.