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Lyndon B,Johnson Space Center Houston,Texas77058
Frank Samonski, former Trenton resident, rec Exceptional Service award for work on enviromenta for Project Mercury and the Space Shuttle.
Samonski is a Rutgers graduate. At NASA, Samonski is responsible for design life support systems for the space agency. He als ment of current and future programs in enviroment life support.
The Exceptional Service medal is granted for service characterized by unusual initiative or cr
ceived the medal November 1 at the annual awards Center.
A 20-year NASA employee, Samonski is Chief o Life Support Systems Branch, at the Oohnson Space a 1959 graduate of Rutgers University with a bach
Engineering. Samonski is an Associate Fellow of the Ameri
December 4, 1978
ently received the NASA l control and life support
and development of spacecraft
directs research and develop-
al and thermal control and
significant achievement or
eative ability. Samonski re- ceremony at the Johnson Space
f the Enviromental Control and Center in Houston. Samonski is elor of science in Mechanical
can Institute of Aeronautics