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SCIENCE: NASA flight surgeon Dr. Josef Schmid talks about becoming a real-life holographic doctor Daily Star Trek News

    • TV & Film

This past April, it was announced that science fiction had become science fact, in that real-life doctors had been holoported to the International Space Station. One of those holographic doctors is Josef Schmid, a NASA flight surgeon. I sat down with him recently to discuss the breakthrough and learn what the future may hold, a future that includes being able to interact with astro-patients, just as Star Trek: Voyager’s holographic doctor does.

This past April, it was announced that science fiction had become science fact, in that real-life doctors had been holoported to the International Space Station. One of those holographic doctors is Josef Schmid, a NASA flight surgeon. I sat down with him recently to discuss the breakthrough and learn what the future may hold, a future that includes being able to interact with astro-patients, just as Star Trek: Voyager’s holographic doctor does.

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