|Space Shuttle Columbia and Her Crew
|Mission Specialist 1: David M.
David M. Brown, 46, a
captain in the U.S. Navy, was a naval aviator and flight
surgeon. He served as Mission Specialist 1 for STS-107.
Brown received a bachelor of science in biology from the
College of William and Mary in 1978 and a doctorate in
medicine from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1982.
Brown, as a member of the Blue Team, worked with the
following experiments: European Space Agency Advanced
Respiratory Monitoring System (ARMS); Combustion Module
(CM-2), which included the Laminar Soot Processes (LSP),
Water Mist Fire Suppression (MIST) and Structures of
Flame Balls at Low Lewis-number (SOFBALL) experiments;
Mediterranean Israeli Dust Experiment (MEIDEX); and the
Physiology and Biochemistry Team (PhAB4) suite of
experiments, which included Calcium Kinetics, Latent
Virus Shedding, Protein Turnover and Renal Stone
Selected by NASA in April 1996, Brown was
making his first