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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Ho hum New Braunfelsjexas November Page 9A Low publicity means shuttle projects working AP The reduced fanfare surrounding the space shuttle flights shows the kinks are being Ironed out and the program Is an astronaut Were at the operational stage in trying to set up a transportation said Henry Hartsfield a member of the Challenger crew on the last shuttle Weve had 22 Were get ting better and better at meeting our When the press stops notic that means were he Hartsfield and two other NASA Rhea Seddon and Donald were invited to speak Friday at the University of their alma Hart sfield returned to Earth two weeks ending his third Peterson was on board the Challenger mission launched April and Seddon was a member of the last Discovery flight on April a physician who became a mission specialist in says her next in will be dedicated solely to life sciences While that mission was to include laboratory analyses may be focused instead on namely crew members Seddon There will be tests primarily on the human body to analyze lung func heart hormone studies We may not fly the animals on that flight because of some problems with the design of cages on the last she Thats bad news for Robert who has been studying anemia in astronauts for the past eight years and still hopes to send his Rodent Hematology Experiment 012 along with the crew in Lange says he Is still optimistic about his chances of sending 12 rats Into space to find out why astronauts get anerriic after long Theres not enough time to com pletely redesign the but they can still put the animals in enclosures and take them said a retired biology professor from Theyll still be able to get Information on animals taken up and brought Lange said he does not know why astronauts develop anemia a decrease in the number of red blood cells after long periods in A comparison of blood in space with that on Earth could give some clues to the he Private company bids for defense research HOUSTON AP Space Services a private rocketlaunching has approached the Pentagon about conducting research in the Star Wars missile defense says Donald Deke company president and former Our motto Is have will Slayton said Friday at a public seminar on Star for mally known as the Strategic Defense We think our system is precisely suited to sup port that system because it can be scaled down for research or scaled up for Although Space Services has not bid for a specific SDI project Slayton the com panys rocket Conestoga could be springloaded and ready to go within 20 Were just sort of working around the he Congress has approved billion in fiscal 1986 for Star about one third the size of the Na tional Aeronautics and Space Administration one of the seven original Mercury said private industry is eager to par ticipate in the The Star Wars project has been criticized as likely to upset the military But Eugene commander of the Armys Ballistic Missile Defense Systems Com told the seminar that the Soviets have been involved in similar research for Fox described the governments interest in par ticle beam antimissile ad vanced radar and lasers as a means of creating a shield against nuclear But Fox Most of these efforts still have technology All were trying to do is pre sent He said the Armys systems defense command has existed for 30 doing missile defense research and testing without violating interna tional The group currently is working with the Star Wars he Katy sale date moved DALLAS AP Negotiations between MissouriKansasTexas Railroad and Union Pacific officials for the sale of the Katy system have been extended for another two according to The deadline for either party to back out of the sale has been ex tended to said Presi dent Harold president of the In Kaly Industries of agreed to sell the railroad to Union Pacific for million in cash and As part of the the Katy was to buy back percent of its Income certificates from Katy officials were unable to ac quire the required number of in come and the deadline extension announced Friday was designed to give the Katy Railroad more time to acquire the required number of said G COMING SOON Grolden Tji Printing OPENING NOVEMBER 18th All types of printing Cards Stationery Statements Envelopes 8631 IH35 West 6294352 G Briefly Bentsen wants trade hearings WASHINGTON Lloyd Bentsen says trade talks are reported to be in shambles and has asked the Senate Finance Com mittee to hold hearings on i The MOSS talks MOSS stands for were to take place this year in an efn fort to break down Japanese trade barriers against in eluding telecommunica j tions and medical Now were getting press reports that those talks are in that the MOSS talks just arent going said Bentsen in a videotaped release to Texas televi sion stations Bentsen wrote Finance Committee Chairman Bob asking for hearings to determine the status of the MOSS talks and whether another approach should be adopted in their What were seeing today is our deficit with Japan on trade is now ap proaching Weve never seen that with any other country Bentsen That means a massive transfer of wealth from this country to their So what we need is a truly aggressive trade and thats what I hope those hearings will lead i Armed resident protests water cutoff SAN ANTONIO AP An elderly man remained jailed ac cused of threatening to kill police called to help the city turn off his Bob brandished a pump action shotgun and threatened Fri day to stay in his home until Gabriel blows his police He remained jailed Saturday in lieu of bond after being charg ed with two counts of aggravated police Officers said Witt held them at bay for two hours Friday after he refused to let a city water board worker turn off his water for nonpayment of a The bill was overdue by five mon the water board Witt refused to so authorities cut off his water and police pretended to Witt was tackled by Officer Albert Chevera when he emerged with a wrench to turn the water back authorities His meter has now been removed In the past two police have were called to Witts home nine with seven of those calls in volving records Funeral directors want warning AUSTIN AP The State Board of Health considered a proposed rule Saturday that would require bodies of people who die from AIDS to carry special No action was taken on the pro which was returned to the health department staff for clarifica The proposal discussed Saturday would require a tag to be affixed to the body if a person dies from AIDS or several other communicable including viral anthrax or Officials said the rule was aimed at protecting nurses and others who might handle such According to the the tag would include the Com municable disease bloodbody fluids precautions Among questions the board said needed to be clarified before a rule be enacted are who would affix the tag and whether there should be a penalty for violating the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syn or is a communicable 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