SAMMIES nominee helps the blind to see

Rafat Ansari, senior scientist, NASA

wfedstaff | June 3, 2015 6:41 am

One NASA scientist is literally helping people see.

His amazing work to prevent and care for cataracts.

This scored him a seat as a finalist for the Sammies Awards.

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Rafat Ansari is a senior scientist at NASA.


He says the risk for cataracts is especially high for astronauts in deep outer space because of high levels of radiation.

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