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Mask task: NASA's Johnson Space Center team.
Mask task: NASA's Johnson Space Center is contributing to the fight against Covid-19. In conjunction with the Harris County (Texas) Public Health Department, materials engineers and space medicine professionals at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston have developed and tested a sterilization protocol to combat a national shortage of N95 masks for health care workers on the frontlines as they fight against coronavirus. The team includes Daniel Kim, chemist, Joseph Settles, soft-goods laboratory technician, and Richard Watson, occupational health, all of NASA Johnson; Jerry Miller, chief technologist for Harris County Public Health; and Jeremy Jacobs and Leslie Schaschl, materials engineers, Michael Kocurek, materials laboratory technician, and Sean Carter, strategic partnerships. Credit: NASA
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