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Thornton, William E.
Experiment Participation:
+ Extra Ocular Motion (EOM) Studies, Pre-, In and Post Flight (DSO 404)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-5   +STS-51D   +STS-6   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Head and Eye Motion During Ascent and Entry (DSO 403)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-5   +STS-6   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Photographic Documentation of Body Fluid Shift (DSO 407)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-6   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Acceleration Detection Sensitivity (DSO 405)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-5   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Kinesthetic Ability (DSO 406)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-5   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Audiometry (DSO 410)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-6   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Simple Mass Measurement (DSO 411)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Treadmill Operation (DSO 412)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Tissue Pressure Tonometry (DSO 415)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Ambulatory Monitoring (DSO 416)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ In-flight Countermeasures for SMS (DSO 417)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Eye-Hand Coordination (DSO 418)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Anatomical Observation (DSO 422)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-51D   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Study of In-flight Fluid Changes (DSO 423)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Evoked Potentials (DSO 424)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Soft Contact Lens Application Test (DSO 427)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-8  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Documentation of the Action of Metoclopramide (DSO 439)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-41D   +STS-41G   +STS-51B   +STS-51C  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Blood Pressure Monitoring During Reentry (DSO 441)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-41D   +STS-41G   +STS-51B   +STS-51C   +STS-51F   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Eye-Hand Coordination During Space Motion Sickness (DSO 451)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-51B   +STS-51D   +STS-51J   +STS-61C  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Clinical Characterization of Space Motion Sickness (SMS) (DSO 455)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-41D   +STS-41G   +STS-51B   +STS-51C   +STS-51D   +STS-51G   +STS-51I   +STS-51J   +STS-61B   +STS-61C   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Muscular Deconditioning and its Prevention in Space Flight (SkyMusc)
Experiment Performed on: +Skylab 2   +Skylab 3   +Skylab 4  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Clinical Characterization of Space Motion Sickness (SMS) (DSO 455)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-41D   +STS-41G   +STS-51B   +STS-51C   +STS-51D   +STS-51G   +STS-51I   +STS-51J   +STS-61B   +STS-61C   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Thoracic Impedance Measurements (DSO 445)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Head and Eye Motion During Ascent and Entry (DSO 403)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-5   +STS-6   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Leg Plethysmography (DSO 446)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-51B   +STS-51D   +STS-51J   +STS-61B   +STS-61C  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Leg Plethysmography (DSO 461)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-51J   +STS-61B   +STS-61C  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Extra Ocular Motion (EOM) Studies, Pre-, In and Post Flight (DSO 404)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-5   +STS-51D   +STS-6   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Photographic Documentation of Body Fluid Shift (DSO 407)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-6   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Acceleration Detection Sensitivity (DSO 405)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-5   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Kinesthetic Ability (DSO 406)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-5   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Audiometry (DSO 410)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-6   +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Treadmill Operation (DSO 412)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ In-flight Countermeasures for SMS (DSO 417)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Documentation of the Action of Metoclopramide (DSO 439)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-41D   +STS-41G   +STS-51B   +STS-51C  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Tissue Pressure Tonometry (DSO 415)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Ambulatory Monitoring (DSO 416)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-7   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Blood Pressure Monitoring During Reentry (DSO 441)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-41D   +STS-41G   +STS-51B   +STS-51C   +STS-51F   +STS-8  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Eye-Hand Coordination During Space Motion Sickness (DSO 451)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-51B   +STS-51D   +STS-51J   +STS-61C  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Combined Blood Investigations (DSO 453)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-51B   +STS-51F  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Prevention of Bed Rest Induced Osteoporosis: Effect of an Individual Tailored Exercise Program (Thornton_Bedrest)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Anthropometric Data from the William E. Thornton Collection (Thornton_Anthro)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Physiological Mass Measurements in Skylab (M172)
Experiment Performed on: +Skylab 2   +Skylab 3   +Skylab 4  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Specimen Mass Measurement (M074)
Experiment Performed on: +Skylab 2   +Skylab 3   +Skylab 4  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: M.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States