Dr. Peter Cavanagh receives The NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, June 2, 2015!

Our researcher, Dr. Peter Cavanagh was presenented with The NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal is the highest award that NASA gives to non-governmental employees.  Some previous award winners include astrophysicists Carl Sagan (1977), Neil deGrasse Tyson (2004) and Angioletta Coradini (2014), Apollo astronaut Harrison Schmitt (1982), Canadian astronaut Chris Hatfield (2014) and William Shatner (Captain James Kirk of the USS Enterprise)

Dr. Cavanagh was honored for his  30 years of work with NASA and the development and testing of space flight exercize counter measures. The medal was presented by NASA Administrator Major General Charles Bolden Jr on June 2, 2015 at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. You can watch the full event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c0hfqHRwro&feature=youtu.be

Dr. Cavanagh's segement starts at 1hr and 6 min.

Dr. Cavanagh Receives Award
NASA Administrator Astronaut Major General Charles Bolden, Dr. Peter Cavanagh, NASA COO Robert Lightfoot

Dr. Cavanagh and family
Dr. Peter Cavanagh, Grandsons Aiden (12), Oliver (10), Alex (8), Son Drew