Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Schedule

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Date in first column; Title link in second; speaker in third.
Date  Topic  Speaker 
November 17 The NASA Airplane Program at the GSFC-Wallops Flight Facility Mike Cropper
NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center-Wallops Flight Facility
December 7 Plastic Oceans Nancy Wallace
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
December 14 The Future of the Hubble Space Telescope, Beyond 30 Years Jennifer Wiseman
NASA-GSFC
Morgan van Arsdall
Lockheed Martin
January 25 LunaNet David Israel
NASA-GSFC
February 22 Are We Close to Plug and Play Robots? Alan Brown
Engineering author
March 22 Light Years Ahead: The 1969 Apollo Guidance Computer Robert Wills
March 29 Thermal Engineering for Apollo Harry "Hank" Rotter
NASA (retired)
April 19 Dragonfly : A Relocatable Rotorcraft Lander for Titan Ralph Lorenz
JHU Applied Physics Lab
May 10 Development of the SUBLIME MET Seismometer for Future Lunar Missions Terry Hurford
NASA-GSFC
May 24 The LightSail 2 Solar Sailing Mission Bruce Betts
The Planetary Society
June 7 Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War Jeff Shesol
Tuesday
June 22
This talk is on Tuesday, instead of on our regular day.
The Enhanced State of Lens-based Eye Surgery
Jonathan Solomon
Solomon Eye Associates
University of Maryland, School of Medicine
July 12 Q&A: Goddard and a Novelist: Stories I Have Set in Your Wonderful Facility William Forstchen
author
July 19 Why are there so many humanoids on Star Trek? An evolutionary perspective Mohamed Noor
Duke University
July 26 Moving Lighthouses and Other Large Structures Gabriel Matyiko
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Team
August 2 How to Build a Spaceship Julian Guthrie
Jounalist
September 27 Gasoline Powered Lighting Donald Linebaugh
University of Maryland

Notice: Nothing appearing in these pages is to be construed as an endorsement by NASA.
Engineering Colloquium home page: https://ecolloq.gsfc.nasa.gov/

All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in either the Building 3 Auditorium or the Building 8 Auditorium.

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