Company: NASA Johnson Space Center
Location: Pearland, Texas, United States
Millard F. Reschke, PhD, Neuroscientist at NASA Johnson Space Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in neuroscience.
A respected voice in the scientific community, Dr. Reschke was instrumental in the formation of the Space Biomedical Research Institute at NASA. Throughout his career, he has conducted many international sensorimotor experiments in space as a principal investigator, which includes experiments on dedicated Skylab, Spacelabs, Shuttle, Space Station, and Mir missions. He has covered more than 120 space flight landings, and he has flown thousands of parabolas aboard NASA’s parabolic aircraft.
As NASA’s chief of neuroscience, Dr. Reschke maintains responsibility for the overall sensorimotor science program associated with the effect of space flight on the central nervous system. He also serves as an adjunct professor with the Baylor College of Medicine within the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology, and works with many major national and international university sensorimotor programs. A patentee in his field of expertise, Dr. Reschke has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including the 63rd edition of Who’s Who in America, which was published in 2008.
A noted contributor to the field of neuroscience, Dr. Reschke has authored more than 200 papers, as well as numerous books and chapters on the relationship of sensorimotor function in a weightless environment. Additionally, he has served as a specialist editor with several professional journals.
Dr. Reschke considers the highlight of his career to be his involvement with NASA. He was initially contacted by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration while he was teaching in New Hampshire. Upon completing a PhD at Miami University, Dr. Reschke joined NASA, where he was ultimately recognized as the chief of neuroscience with the NASA Johnson Space Center. In this position, he considers himself fortunate to meet many interesting people from around the world. Dr. Reschke also serves as a representative for both NASA and his discipline.
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