International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A (2016)
Role of Veterinarians in Space Research & Exploration
Author(s): Prasanta Boro, Binoy Chandra Naha, AR Madkar, Sarada Prasanna Sahoo, Asu Singh Godara and Laishram Suniti Devi
Abstract: Veterinarians are the best doctor in the world who can understand the sufferings and pains of animals. Besides, his basic duties, he is involved in the implementation of many plans, programmes and policies of Government. It might be very interesting and strange to hear that Vets are also involved in the Space Research and Exploration. It’s true, Vets are involved in this field from the dawn of space Exploration. Vets can play a crucial role in the space studies. Vets will be the first person to be called to identify alien species, if so discovered in outer space. Veterinarians have been pioneers throughout their history, and one of the exciting frontiers where they are currently centre stage is space exploration. Veterinarians have played a key role in the NASA programme from the Mercury missions to the collaboration with Russia on Kosmos to Spacelab. Indeed, it is an interesting and appealing untraditional field of study for the Vets, who can solve many challenges that to come in the future Space Research and Exploration.
How to cite this article:
Prasanta Boro, Binoy Chandra Naha, AR Madkar, Sarada Prasanna Sahoo, Asu Singh Godara and Laishram Suniti Devi. Role of Veterinarians in Space Research & Exploration. International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. 2016; 1(1): 16-18.