Year Month Day Last Name First Name Affiliation Topic
1997 9 15 Dozier Jeff University of California, Santa Barbara Environmental Study and Monitoring with Classified Satellite Data (1997 Schneebaum Lecture)
1997 9 22 Akin Dave University of Maryland, College Park Getting Robots into Space: The Ranger Telerobotic Shuttle Experiment
1997 9 29 Weiskittel Ford Director, Trireme Trust USA A Ghost Ship Comes To Life: The Design, Reconstruction, and Sea Trials of an Ancient Greek Warship
1997 10 1 Burke James Host of PBS Connections Series Special Event (Joint Engineering Colloquium & Center Director's Colloquium): Innovation and Change
1997 10 6 Linden Henry Illinois Institute of Technology Pathways to a Sustainable Global Energy System
1997 10 20 Bender Peter University of Colorado The LISA Gravitational Wave Mission
1997 10 27 Stallmer Eric Space Transportation Association Single Stage To Orbit & Other Launchers
1997 11 3 Darcy Suzanna Boeing Commercial Airplane Group Flight Testing The Boeing Way
1997 11 17 Petroski Henry Duke University Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridge Builders
1997 11 24 Veal Gordon Director of Engineering, L'Garde, Inc. The Inflatable Antenna Space Flight Experiment
1997 12 1 Jelinek Frederick Johns Hopkins University Speech Recognition Research in the U.S.
1997 12 8 Forman Brenda Lockeed Martin Corp. Space and the Virtual Classroom-The Future of Education (CANCELLED)
1997 12 15 Molella Arthur P. Smithsonian Institution Promoting Creativity- The Independent Inventor: Survivor or Victim in a Corporate Age?
1998 2 2 Ness Norman F. University of Delaware Special Event (40th Anniversary of the Launch Explorer I): In the Beginning ... Explorers
1998 2 17 Cromp Robert GSFC Tech Forum: Phase Retrieval, Wavefront Sensing, & Optical Control System; Regional Validation Centers manage Realtime Access to Satellite Data; Innovative Uses for TDRSS
1998 2 17 Israel David GSFC Tech Forum: Phase Retrieval, Wavefront Sensing, & Optical Control System; Regional Validation Centers manage Realtime Access to Satellite Data; Innovative Uses for TDRSS
1998 2 17 Lyon Richard GSFC Tech Forum: Phase Retrieval, Wavefront Sensing, & Optical Control System; Regional Validation Centers manage Realtime Access to Satellite Data; Innovative Uses for TDRSS
1998 3 16 Bormanis Andre Science Consultant, Star Trek Star Trek Science Logs: Exploring the Boundries Between Science Fiction and Science Fact
1998 3 23 Wilkinson David Princeton University MAP Anisotropy Experiment
1998 3 30 Korson Tim Senior Partner, Software Architects Engineering Aerospace Software: From FORTRAN to Java and Beyond!
1998 4 6 Sobel Dava Science Writer Longitude
1998 4 13 Forman Brenda Lockeed Martin Corp. The Politics of Space Science Funding
1998 4 20 Williams Bob Space Telescope Science Institute Breakthrough Discoveries from Hubble
1998 4 27 Pursell Carroll Case Western University Documenting the African-American Experience with Technology
1998 5 4 Cleave Mary L. GSFC, Former Astronaut An Astronaut's View of the Planet
1998 5 11 Wouk Victor U.S. Technical Advisor to the IEC Committee Hybrid Electric Vehicles
1998 5 18 Prosperetti Andrea Johns Hopkins University Single-Bubble Sonoluminescence and Liquid Fracture
1998 6 1 Trefil James George Mason University Science and the Future of Cities
1998 9 21 Boudreaux Paul NSA Lab for Physical Sciences Special Event (Schneebaum Lecture):How to Cram a Cray J90 Supercomputer in a Shoebox
1998 9 28 Mueller Paul Utah State University Mars Mission Refueling Station
1998 10 5 Pichler Herbert Austrian Space Institute Austria and the Space Program
1998 10 19 Peterson Ivars Editor, Science News The Jungles of Randomness
1998 10 26 Panetta Peter GSFC Nano-Satellite Technology Development
1998 11 2 Chu Paul Texas Center for Superconductivity Research High Temperature Super Conductors
1998 11 9 Cohen Charles Cybernet Systems Corporation Early Automata
1998 11 16 Bloom David Harvard Institute for International Development Higher Education and Development
1998 11 23 Chapman Robert D. Allied Signal Technical Services Are Comets and Asteroids a Real Danger?
1998 11 30 Taylor Ray GSFC-EOS Project Future Directions in Technology for Earth Science
1998 12 7 Evans John V. Comsat New Satellites for Personal Communications
1998 12 14 Mueller Richard A.   Application of Signal Processing to Financial Markets
1999 3 1 Lewis Mark Aeronautical Engineering Dept., Univ of Maryland Hypersonic Waveriders to Orbit and Beyond
1999 3 8 Landau Susan Sun Microsystems Laboratories Cryptology, Technology, and Policy
1999 3 15 Mowry Clayton Director, U.S. Satellite Industry Association Satellites in the Real World-Policy and Regulation
1999 3 22 Barnett Jo Ellen Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine A Brief History of the Time of Day
1999 3 29 TDRS/NSF Team TDRS/NSF Team GSFC Engineering Ground Stations in the Antartic Environment
1999 4 5 Lew Ark JHU Applied Physics Laboratory Miniaturization of Space Electronics
1999 4 12 Full Robert University of California, Berkeley Poly-pedal Animal Locomotion
1999 4 19 Acuna Mario GSFC Lunar Prospector
1999 5 3 Wallace Lane Author Special Event (Book Signing by Lane Wallace, author of GSFC 40th Anniversary: The History of the Goddard Space Flight Center
1999 5 10 Lindberg Robert Orbital Sciences Corporation X-34--Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV)
1999 5 17 Johnson Nicholas L. NASA/Johnson Space Center Monitoring and Controlling Debris in Space
1999 5 24 Tarter Jill Director, Project Phoenix, SETI Institute Project Phoenix and Other SETI Programs
1999 9 13 Griffin Michael Orbital Sciences Corporation Space Commercialization and Its Influence on Spaceflight Engineering
1999 9 20 Brekke Paal European Space Agency Saving SOHO
1999 9 27 Moore Duncan White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Gradient Index Optics in Nature: Animal Vision, Migraines, and Other Interesting Examples
1999 10 4 Barta Pat Johns Hopkins University 3D Medical Imaging
1999 10 18 Stoll Cliff   Do We Need Computers in School?
1999 10 25 O'Connor Bryan Futron Corporation Risk Assessment
1999 11 1 Reed Dale NASA Dryden Wingless Flight: Lifting Bodies
1999 11 8 Kohrs Dick Kistler Aerospace Low Cost Access to Space
1999 11 8 Lepore Debra F. Kistler Aerospace Low Cost Access to Space
1999 11 15 Landy Stephen College of William and Mary Mapping the Universe
1999 11 22 McClinton Charles NASA Langley Research Center Air-Breathing Engines That Fly Into Orbit
1999 12 6 Faller Jim University of Colorado Precision Measurement with Gravity and Other Things
1999 12 13 Robeck Linda Jet Propulsion Laboratory Assembly and Test of Mars Pathfinder-and How it Paid Off!
2000 2 14 Angel Roger University of Arizona Future Telescopes on the Ground and in Space
2000 2 28 Stone Peter AT&T Research Labs RoboCup: The Robot World Cup Soccer Games
2000 3 6 Paradiso Joe MIT Media Laboratory Musical Chairs & Magic Carpets: Things That Think at the MIT Media Lab
2000 3 13 White Nick GSFC Cosmic Journeys: To the Edge of Gravity, Space, and Time
2000 3 20 Citters Wayne V.   Gemini North Telescope: Ground-based Astronomy at the Diffraction Limit
2000 3 27 Burrows W. Author Eyewitness to the First Space Age: Some Lessons to Be Drawn
2000 4 3 Rhodes Richard Author Visions of (20th Century) Technology
2000 4 17 Kappenman John MetaTech Corp. Impacts of Solar Storms on the North American Power Grid
2000 4 24 Smith I. Steve GSFC/Wallops Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks:The Ultra-Long Duration Balloon
2000 5 1 Belbruno Edward Princeton University Low Energy Routes Using Chaos in Space Travel and Astronomy
2000 5 8 Delagrange Arthur D. Author The C&O Canal: Marvelous Engineering Failure
2000 5 15 Clark Benton Lockeed Martin Astronautics Mars Exploration and the New Millennium
2000 5 22 Parise Ron Computer Sciences Corp. Using the Internet Protocols in Space (And Other Unusual Locations)
2000 6 5 Comberiate Michael GSFC NASA's North Pole Expedition, 1999
2000 9 18 Townes Charles H.   Annual Scheenbaum Award Lecture: How the Laser Happened-The Interaction Between Science and Engineering
2000 9 25 Hornbeck Larry J. Texas Instruments DLP Cinema Projectors: Coming Soon to a Theater Near You
2000 10 2 Watson Bill GSFC Rapid Spacecraft Development Office Using the Spacecraft Supermarket: Results and Lessons Learned
2000 10 16 Huang Norden GSFC Should We Bury or Praise Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier?
2000 10 23 Hudson Gary Rotary Rocket Company Future Commercial Space Transportation: Challenges and Opportunities
2000 10 30 McCurdy Howard   Space Policy in the Next Fifty Years: Will It Be "Faster, Better, Cheaper?"
2000 11 6 Harper Lynn AMES The Living Universe at the Millennium
2000 11 13 King Michael GSFC The Earth Observing System: Status of the First Series and Early Science Investigations
2000 11 20 Howell Kathleen   Halo Orbits
2000 11 27 Riedel Joseph E. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Deep Space 1: A High-Tech, High-Risk, High-Success NASA Test Mission into the Solar System
2000 12 4 Cheng Andrew F. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Scientific Highlights of NEAR Shoemaker
2000 12 11 Forward Robert L. Consultant The Engineering Feasibility of Interstellar Flight
2001 2 26 McNutt Ralph Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory A Realistic Interstellar Explorer
2001 3 5 Livio Mario Space Telescope Science Institute Beauty in Physics and the Accelerating Universe
2001 3 12 Schulz Dale GSFC Earth Observing 1: Validating Affordable New Landsat Technology
2001 3 19 Silver Robert B. Argonne National Laboratory New Perspecitves on the Control of Cell Division
2001 3 26 Ruda Mitch Ruda & Associates, Inc. Optical and Mechanical Alignment of Off-Axis Optical Components Such as Those Employed in NGST
2001 4 2 Gran Richard Mathematical Analysis Co. Fly Me to the Moon
2001 4 9 Wagner Michael Carnegie Mellon University The Robotic Search for Antartic Meteorites
2001 4 16 Levi Michael E. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory SNAP-Super Nova/Acceleration Probe
2001 4 23 Plummer Mitty University of North Texas Liquid Nitrogen Powered Car
2001 4 30 Meyyappan Meyya AMES Nanotechnology for NASA Missions
2001 5 7 Pilcher Carl NASA Headquarters Bio-centrism and Solar System Exploration
2001 5 14 Alley Carroll O. University of Maryland Laser Ranging to Retro-Reflectors on the Moon as a Test of Theories of Gravity: Does Gravitational Binding Energy Gravitate?
2001 5 21 Johnson Anthony New Jersey Insitute of Technology Ultrafast Optical Phenomena
2001 9 17 Colwell Rita Director, NSF From Satellites to Saris: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate and Human Health
2001 9 24 Stern David P. GSFC Retired, Emeritus William Gilbert and the Dawn of Modern Science
2001 10 1 Moe Rud GSFC Assembly and Advanced Servicing in Space
2001 10 15 Bartusiak Marcia Author Einstein's Unfinished Symphony
2001 10 29 Warrick Doug Minot State University Creating a Bird and the Fifth Day Blues: Copying, Modeling, and Starting from Scratch
2001 11 19 Czarnik Anthony Sensors for Medicine and Science, Inc. The SMSI "Implant-Once-Read-Many" Real-Time Glucose Sensor
2001 12 3 Citrin Liz GSFC The Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) Mission
2001 12 10 Rybczynski Witold University of Pennsylvania One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw
2002 2 25 Murphy Bob GSFC The NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP)
2002 3 4 Bergreen Laurence Author MARS or BUST
2002 3 11 Falstein Noah The Inspiracy Interactive Stealth Learning
2002 3 18 Danchi Bill GSFC Stellar Interferometry from the Ground and Space
2002 3 25 Howard Ayanna NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory AI Techniques in Planetary Robotics
2002 4 1 Bishop David J. Lucent Tecnologies Bell Laboratories Silicon Micromachines for Lightwave Networks
2002 4 8 Dickson Paul Author Sputnik, the Shock of the Century
2002 4 15 Hecht Jeff Author A Short History of Fiber Optic Communications
2002 4 22 Ferguson Kitty Author Measuring the Universe: Why Tycho Brahe Didn't Live in Vain
2002 4 29 Benford James Microwave Sciences, Inc. Beam Powered Sails
2002 5 6 Mlodinow Leonard Scholastic, Inc. Euclid's Window: The Story of Curved Space from Thales to String Theory
2002 5 13 Spudis Paul Lunar and Planetary Institute The Moon and the Future of NASA
2002 5 20 Falco Charles M. University of Arizona The Science of Optics: The History of Art
2002 9 16 Wolfram Stephen Wolfram Research, Inc. Annual Schneebaum Award Ceremony and Lecture: A New Kind of Science
2002 9 23 Stern Alan Southwest Research Institute New Horizons: A Reconnaissance Expedition to Pluto-Charon and The Kuiper Belt
2002 9 30 Smith Dennis NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Next Generation Space Shuttle
2002 10 7 Crocker James Lockheed Martin History and Future of Nuclear Space Power: An Industry View
2002 10 21 Yim Mark Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) Modular Robots-Changing their Shape to Get the Job Done
2002 10 28 Grasso Domenico Smith College Engineering Thought: Oxymoron of Highest Calling-Do Women Know Something Men Don't?
2002 11 4 Jones Will IEEE Spectrum Keeping Cars From Crashing (and what to do until we can)
2002 11 18 Holmes Hannah Author The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter
2002 11 25 Rummel John D. NASA Headquarters Protecting All of the Planets, All of the Time: Scientific and Engineering Challenges
2002 12 2 Barnes William GSFC MODIS Performance
2002 12 9 Zimmerman Bob Author We have Capture! The Story of Rendezvous and Docking in Space, and How What Today Seeems Routine Was Once Considered Almost Unachievable
2003 1 13 Martin Gary L. NASA Headquarters NASA's New Space Architect: Integrating Innovation and Reliability
2003 1 27 Peachey Claire Naval Historical Center From the Seabed to the Laboratory: Archaeology of the Civil War Submarine H.L. Hunley
2003 2 3 Everitt Francis Stanford University The Gravity Probe B Mission: A Marriage of Physics and Technology
2003 2 10 Menzies Tim NASA Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility What can Software Engineering Learn from Physics?
2003 2 24 Morrish Arthur A. DARPA DARPA Space Initiative
2003 3 3 Cheng Edward Conceptual Analytics What Makes Hubble Special?
2003 3 10 Lambright W. Henry Syracuse University James Webb and the Power Behind Apollo
2003 3 17 Dyson George Western Washington University Nuclear Propulsion and Project Orion: Manned Missions to Saturn for 1970 (After Mars in 1965!)
2003 3 24 Miller George H. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory National Ignition Facility-Programs Overview
2003 3 31 Alston Ken McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry Designing the Next Industrial Revolution
2003 4 7 Fagan Brian University of California, Santa Barbara Climate & History
2003 4 14 Shneiderman Ben University of Maryland, College Park Leonardo's Laptop: Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies
2003 4 28 Ehrlich Robert George Mason University Faster-than-Light Speeds and Tachyons: An Overview with Demonstrations
2003 5 5 Stork David Stanford University Did the Great Masters "Cheat" Using Optics?
2003 5 12 Johnson Erik D. Brookhaven National Laboratory Synchrotron Light: From Nuisance to Necessary Tool
2003 5 19 Gordon John Steele Author A Thread Across the Ocean: the Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable
2003 9 8 Phillips William NIST Time, Einstein, and the Coldest Stuff in the Universe
2003 9 15 Musk Elon SpaceX The Falcon Launch Vehicle-A Starting Point for Revolutionizing Access to Space
2003 9 22 Moisan Tiffany GSFC/Wallops Remote Sensing of Coastal Marine Ecosystems
2003 9 29 Sarpeshkar Rahul MIT Biologically Inspired Electronics
2003 10 6 Stamp Dannie Iridium Satellite LLC Iridium-Revolutionizing Space
2003 10 20 Sobel David Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) Government Surveillance and Electronic Privacy After 9/11
2003 10 27 Ganek Alan IBM The Next Era of Computing:Autonomic Computing
2003 11 3 Thorson Robert University of Connecticut Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History in New England's Stone Walls
2003 11 10 Edwards Bradley Institute for Scientific Research Space Elevators
2003 11 17 Mather John GSFC The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
2003 11 24 Nagel David The George Washington University Cold Fusion: Problems, Progress and Prospects
2003 12 1 Hirschbein Murray NASA Headquarters Once and Future NASA Technologies
2003 12 8 Weiss Ron Princeton University Engineering Living Cells with Computation
2003 12 15 Jeffrey Bill White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Technical Roadmap to Reach the Outer Planets
2004 2 2 Wulf Wm. A. National Academy of Engineering Challenges for Computing and Information Technology in the 21st Century
2004 2 9 Rice Paul US Navy The US Navy's First Submarine
2004 2 23 Segre Gino University of Pennsylvania A Matter of Degrees: What Temperature Reveals About the Past and Future of our Species, Planet and Universe
2004 3 1 Clary Dave Author Rocket Man: Robert H. Goddard and the Birth of the Space Age
2004 3 8 Asaro Catherine Molecudyne Research Science and Science Fiction
2004 3 15 Roberts Lawrence Caspian Networks The Past and Future of the Internet
2004 3 22 Lowman Paul GSFC Back to the Moon with New Technologies: Better and Cheaper!
2004 3 29 Tapley Byron University of Texas at Austin GRACE Mission
2004 4 5 Easton, Jr. Roger Rochester Institute of Technology Reading Between the Lines: Applications of Imaging Technology to Recover Lost Writings
2004 4 5 Knox Keith Rochester Institute of Technology Reading Between the Lines: Applications of Imaging Technology to Recover Lost Writings
2004 4 12 Launius Roger Smithsonian Institution Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars
2004 4 19 Billings Charles Ohio State Univeristy Aviation Automation
2004 4 26 Oberg James Author China's Great Leap Upward-How Realistic Are It's Space Ambitions?
2004 5 3 Ohler Jason University of Alaska Seeing Technology's Impacts Beforehand
2004 5 10 Newport Curt Newport Explorations Raising Gus Grissom's Mercury Capsule
2004 5 17 Ackmann Martha Author Mercury 13: The True Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight
2004 5 24 Weiss Rainer MIT The LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory): How it works and What it Hopes to Find
2004 9 13 Trosper Jennifer Jet Propulsion Laboratory Annual Schneebaum Award Ceremony and Lecture:The Mars Exploration Rovers
2004 9 20 Sagdeev Roald University of Maryland The International Dimension of the New Space Initiative
2004 9 27 Garbe Greg Marshall Space Flight Center An Overview of NASA's Solar Sail Project
2004 10 4 Chang-Diaz Franklin Johnson Space Center VASIMR: Mars in Four Months
2004 10 18 Horvath Joan Takeoff Technologies, LLC The Entrepreneurial Space Launch Business: A User's Guide
2004 10 25 Gingerich Owen Harvard University The Book Nobody Read
2004 11 1 Strasser Susan University of Delaware Ragpickers, Bottle Caps, and Space Trash
2004 11 8 Neufeld Michael National Air and Space Museum Von Braun, Collier's and Disney: Selling Space in the 1950's
2004 11 15 Alder Ken Northwestern University The Measure of the World
2004 11 22 Chaikin Andrew F. Author and Lecturer The Other Moon Landings: A Soviet Triumph in the Shadow of Apollo
2004 11 29 Muller Ronald QSS Group, Inc. The Echo Balloon Satellites
2004 12 6 Adamson Glenn The Chipstone Foundation and The Milwaukee Art Museum Industrial Strength Design: How Brooks Stevens Shaped Your World
2004 12 13 Jennings Don GSFC The Composite Infrared Spectrometer on Cassini
2005 1 24 Willis John Department of Energy Fusion-The Next Steps
2005 1 31 Menzel Mike GSFC The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
2005 2 7 Levine Judah NIST Disturbing Time and Frequency Information
2005 2 14 H. F. Smith Walter NOAA Satellite Altimetry, Tsunamis, and Bathymetry from Space
2005 3 7 Appel Brian CWT Changing Garbage to Oil-Eliminating Landfills with a New Technology
2005 3 14 Schmidt Stanley Editor, Analog Magazine Science and Science Fiction
2005 3 21 Maser Jim Sea Launch Shining Sea to Silent Space: Sea Launch
2005 4 4 Mackenzie Dana Author The Big Splat: How the Moon Came to Be
2005 4 11 Crabtree George Argonne National Laboratory The Hydrogen Economy: Challenges and Opportunities
2005 4 18 Logsdon John Georger Washington University NASA in Historical Perspective
2005 4 25 Cepollina Frank GSFC The Hubble Space Telescope Robotic Servicing Mission
2005 5 2 Hill, III Wendell T. University of Maryland Atoms, Molecules, and Light: Physics Serving Society
2005 5 9 Watzin Jim GSFC The Robotic Lunar Exploration (RLE) Program
2005 5 16 Lorenzini Enrico Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Electodynamic Tethers in Space and More
2005 5 23 Feldman Bernard J. University of Missouri-St. Louis A Physicist's View of the Automobile Engine
2005 9 12 Griffin Mike NASA Annual Schneebaum Award Ceremony and Lecture: Challenges for a New Generation of Space Engineers
2005 9 19 Kranz Gene NASA Retired Mission Operations
2005 10 3 Kelly Margaret National Archives and Records Administration Preserving the Charters of Freedom: Conservation and Engineering Challenges
2005 10 3 Rhorer Richard NIST Preserving the Charters of Freedom: Conservation and Engineering Challenges
2005 10 17 Davis Craig University of Michigan The Physics of Traffic
2005 10 24 Heiss Klaus High Frontier Observatories on the Moon
2005 10 31 Vogel Steven Duke University Bear Bones vs. Ferrous Wheels: When Might Nature Be Worth Copying?
2005 11 7 McCandless Bruce   Apollo 11 Lunar EVA: From the Capcom Perspective
2005 11 14 Gay Timothy University of Nebraska Physics of Football
2005 11 21 Kubitschek Dan Jet Propulsion Laboratory Target Tempel 1: The Challenges of Autonomous Navigation for the Deep Impact Mission
2005 11 28 Houck Max West Virginia University Crime Scene Investigation
2005 12 5 Leuschen Carl Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Lab CryoSat
2005 12 12 Dezio Joe GSFC SWIFT
2005 12 12 Gehrels Neil GSFC SWIFT
2005 12 19 Schweickart Rusty B612 Foundation Protecting The Earth From Near-Earth Asteroid Impacts: A Status Report
2006 1 23 Buckbee Ed   Von Braun and the Saturn V
2006 1 30 Creel Ronald SAIC Back to the Future, Applying Thermal Control Experiences on Apollo Lunar Project to Rovers for Future Space Exploration
2006 2 6 Livio Mario Space Telescope Science Institute The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved
2006 2 13 Mather John GSFC Large Space Based Telescopes
2006 2 27 Wendt Guenter   Pad Leader, to the Moon and Beyond
2006 3 6 Centrella Joan GSFC Gravitational Wave Waveforms
2006 3 13 Whittaker William Carnegie Mellon University Autonomous Robots: the DARPA Challenge
2006 3 20 Cahill Larry University of California at Irvine His Brain, Her Brain
2006 3 27 Shepherd Marshall University of Georgia Katrina and Her Brothers and Sisters: The 2004 and 2005 Hurricane Season and the Unique Scientific View Gained From Space
2006 4 3 Agenbroad Larry Northern Arizona University Out of the Ice: the Excavation and the Research of Siberian Frozen Mammoths
2006 4 10 Lerner Eric Contributing Editor, The Industrial Physicist Aerogels
2006 4 24 Ausubel Jesse Rockefeller University Big, Green Energy Machines
2006 5 1 Dobson John Astronomy for the People
2006 5 8 Wozniak Steve Formerly Apple Computer, now Wheels of Zeus (woz.org) The Creation of the Apple I Computer
2006 5 15 Hills Alex Carnegie Mellon University Wi-Fi and Beyond
2006 5 22 Burgener Robin 20Q.net 20 Questions
2006 7 7 Trinneer Connor Actor: Star Trek Reflections of the First Enterprise Chief Engineer
2006 9 11 Livanos Alexis Northrop Grumman Annual Scheenbaum Award Ceremony and Lecture: A Perspective on Space Technology for Exploration
2006 9 18 Scott Winston NASA, Retired Reflections from Earth Orbit
2006 9 25 Rust Roland University of Maryland Engineering Frustration and Feature Fatigue
2006 10 2 Jones Thomas NASA, Retired Skywalking
2006 10 16 McNally Terence Consultant More Effective Technical Presentations-Story Telling As Best Practice
2006 10 23 Schindall Joel MIT Replacing Batteries Forever
2006 10 30 Hoffert Marty New Yorl University, emeritus Needed: An "Apollo Program" for Energy
2006 11 6 Clark David MIT The Internet is Broken
2006 11 13 Spudis Paul Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Precursor Missions for a Human Return to the Moon
2006 11 20 Vannoy Donald University of Maryland Lessons Learned from Failures
2006 11 27 Waldron Tom Journalist and Author The Loss of the Pride of Baltimore
2006 12 4 Miaoulis Ioannis Boston Museum of Science Scientific Literacy
2006 12 11 Ellis Richard Caltech Joint Engineering/Scientific Colloquium John Bahcall Memorial Lecture: Cosmic Dawn
2006 12 18 Menzel Mike GSFC James Webb Space Telescope
2007 1 22 Kaiser Mike GSFC STEREO- A New Way to View the Sun
2007 1 29 Leary James Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Messenger
2007 2 5 Pevtsov Alexei A. NASA HINODE: re-writing our textbooks on the sun and its activity
2007 2 12 Atalay Bulent University of Mary Washington Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Math and the Mona Lisa
2007 2 26 Cash Webster University of Colorado The New Worlds Observer: Opening Direct Study of Exo-planets Using External Occulters
2007 3 5 Pesnell Dean SDO Project Solar Dynamics Observatory
2007 3 12 Liebergot Sy NASA, Retired Ethics in Engineering
2007 3 19 Comberiate Mike GSFC Engineering on a Shoestring
2007 3 26 Degnan John GSFC Laser Ranging
2007 4 2 Guterl Fred Newsweek International The Race to Mars
2007 4 16 Soljacic Marin MIT Wireless Non-Radiative Energy Transfer
2007 4 30 Mitchell Melanie Santa Fe Institute, Portland State University Genetic Algorithms
2007 5 14 Landis Rob NASA-JSC Beyond the Earth-Moon System: A Piloted Flight to a Near-Earth Asteroid
2007 5 21 McCarthy Pat Carnegie Observatories Giant Magellan Telescope
2007 9 10 Richards Paul GSFC Annual Schneebaum Award Ceremony and Lecture: A View of Earth from Space, an Astronaut's Perspective
2007 9 17 Smith Colonel Dean USAF (Retired) The Fire NASA Never Had
2007 9 24 Dunstan James Garvey Schubert Barer Liability Law in Space
2007 10 1 Stuster Jack Anacapa Sciences Bold Endeavors: Lessons from Polar and Space Exploration
2007 10 15 Landis Geoffrey NASA Glenn Planetary Exploration: Mars, Venus, and Beyond
2007 10 22 Hansen James Auburn University Why Armstrong Was First: Serendipity, Image, and Iconography in NASA's Choice for "First man" on the Moon
2007 10 29 Atalay Bulent Mary Washington University The Greatest Englishman Ever: Neutron Activation and the Resolution of a Newton Puzzle
2007 11 5 Poynter Jane Paragon Space Development Lessons Learned for Sustainability from Two Years and Twenty Minutes Inside Biosphere 2
2007 11 19 Cunningham Colin Royal Observatory, Edinburgh Technology Challenges of Future Ground & Space Based Telescopes
2007 11 26 Farrell William GSFC Lunar Dust: Unique Properties Present an Engineering Challenge to Colonization
2007 12 3 Jackson Thomas Air Force Research Laboratory Power for a Space Plane: Developing the Hydrocarbon-Fuelled Scramjet Engine
2007 12 10 Thompson Tom JHU Applied Physics Laboratory The Transit Story: How Tracking Sputnik Taught Us Modern Spacecraft Navigation
2007 12 17 Meylan Tom Evolving SUCCESS Leadership Training Luck and Collaborative Creativity
2008 1 28 Stone Bill Stone Aerospace Autonomous Underwater Robots that are Paving the Way to Europa
2008 2 4 Brubaker Kaye University of Maryland LEAFHouse-A Smart, Adaptable, Resource-efficient Home Powered by Renewable Energy
2008 2 4 Gabrielli Julie University of Maryland LEAFHouse-A Smart, Adaptable, Resource-efficient Home Powered by Renewable Energy
2008 2 4 Gardner Amy University of Maryland LEAFHouse-A Smart, Adaptable, Resource-efficient Home Powered by Renewable Energy
2008 2 11 Goldstein Barry JPL The Mars Exploration Program Phoenix Mission
2008 2 25 Hoyt Robert Tethers Unlimited Inc. Tethers for Space Propulsion: Early History, Current Status, and Future Possibilities
2008 3 3 Wood John GSFC Geysers on mars and Other Strange Results from the Mars Observer Camera
2008 3 10 McElheny Victor MIT Edwin Land of Polaroid: Innovator in Public and in Secret
2008 3 17 Foerstner Abigail Northwestern University James Van Allen
2008 3 31 Giles Barbara NASA Headquarters Heliophysics, What is it and What is it Good for Anyway?!?
2008 4 7 Ross Marc University of Michigan Traffice Safety, Vehicle Mass, and the Laws of Physics
2008 4 14 Mountain Matt Space Telescope Science Institute The Hubble, the James Webb Space Telescope and looking to the future: space science at a crossroad?
2008 4 21 Rimmele Thomas NSO, Rutgers University Advanced Technology Solar Telescope: Science Goals, Technical Challenges and Project Status
2008 4 28 Rayman Marc JPL Now Flying Through a Solar System Near You: The Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt
2008 5 5 Millis Marc NASA Glenn Applying Emerging Physics to Breakthroughs in Spaceflight Power and Propulsion
2008 5 12 Cringely Robert X. Consultant and Journalist The Google X-Prize: Rovers on the Moon
2008 5 19 McLennan Douglas GSFC Sample Analysis of Mars
2008 8 14 McCray W. Patrick University of California, Santa Barbara Keep Watching the Skies! The Story of Operation Moonwatch and the Dawn of the Space Age
2008 9 8 Ryschkewitsch Mike NASA Headquarters Annual Schneebaum Award Ceremony and Lecture: Systems Engineering: What you need to know but didn't know you needed to know
2008 9 15 Lathrop Dan University of Maryland Engineering Challenges in Building Laboratory Models of Planetary Cores
2008 9 22 O'Neil Karen National Radio Astronomy Observatory The Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope
2008 9 29 Lorenz Ralph Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Titan Unveiled
2008 10 6 Zimmerman Robert Science Journalist The Hubble Space Telescope: An Idea That Would Not Die
2008 10 20 Leidecker Henning GSFC Dark Energy and Incandescent Lights
2008 10 27 Baldo Marc MIT High Efficiency Concentrators for Solar Cells
2008 11 3 Lyon Rick GSFC Optical Technologies for Direct Detection and Characterization of Exoplanets
2008 11 17 Hyde Ken The Wright Experience The Wright Experience's 1908 Ft. Myer Flyer
2008 11 24 Bos Brent GSFC Phoenix Scouts for Mars Water
2008 12 1 Chesters Dennis GSFC The GOES Experience
2008 12 8 Barish Barry CalTech The Art and Science of doing Large International Science Projects
2008 12 15 Davis Steve SpaceX Falcons and Dragons: Economical Liftoffs for Science Payloads, Cargo and People
2009 1 26 Lyon Stephen Princeton University Memoirs of a Silicon Qubit-Beating Decoherence for Solid State Quantum Computing
2009 2 2 Edwards Marc Virginia Tech Lead in Drinking Water as a Public Health Threat
2009 2 9 Livio Mario Space Telescope Science Institute Is God a Mathematician?
2009 2 23 Worden Pete NASA Ames The NASA Ames Small Satellite Program
2009 3 9 Hughes Peter GSFC GSFC's Internal Technology Development Program: Achievements, Directions and How You Can Get Involved
2009 3 16 Scott Donald E. University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Retired) Plasma Physics' Answer to the New Cosmological Questions
2009 3 23 Seo Eun-Suk University of Maryland A Balloon's Eye View of the Universe
2009 3 30 Chaikin Andrew   A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet
2009 4 6 Lorenz Ralph JHU Applied Physics Laboratory Safety Week Talk: Space Systems Failures
2009 4 20 Sibeck David GSFC THEMIS (Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms), Goddard's Multi-Satellite Mission to the Magnetosphere
2009 4 27 Roman Nancy G. NASA Retired Designing Astronomical Observatories for Space-Early Challenges
2009 5 4 Fanson Jim NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Kepler Planet-Finding Mission
2009 5 11 Fafaul Bryan GSFC The Glory Mission
2009 5 18 Dewar James   To the End of the Solar System: The Story of the Nuclear Rocket
2009 9 14 McGuire Jill GSFC HST Crew Aids and Tools: Working in Space Today and Tomorrow
2009 9 21 Dennehy Neil GSFC & LaRC The NASA Engineering and Safety Center: Providing Independent Test and Analysis for NASA's High Risk Projects
2009 9 28 Carpenter Ken GSFC Viewing the Universe in High Definition: The Stellar Imager (SI) Vision Mission
2009 10 5 Wright Ned UCLA The WISE Mission
2009 10 19 Wolpert Don Bio-Optics Optical Filters in Nature
2009 10 26 Jensen Henrik UCSD Photorealistic Rendering
2009 11 2 Crawley Edward MIT The Zen of Systems Architecting
2009 11 9 Boegner Greg GSFC Software Defined Radios
2009 11 16 Sever Tom MSFC Space Archeology: Past and Present Human Effects upon Climate Variability
2009 11 23 Hecht Jeff Science Writer A Half Century of Laser Weapons
2009 11 30 Koehler Erhard US Department of Transportation The NS (Nuclear Ship) Savannah, Decommissioning and Future
2009 12 7 Zimmerman Robert Science Writer A History of Manned Servicing Missions
2009 12 14 Tucker Compton GSFC Worlds in Collision: Science, Politics, Belief, and Climate Change
2010 1 25 Young Amanda Smithsonian National Air & Space Musuem (retired) Preserving Historic Space Suits
2010 1 25 Young Lisa Smithsonian National Air & Space Musuem Preserving Historic Space Suits
2010 2 1 Saulson Peter Syracuse University Gravitational Wave Detectors: Technology and Science
2010 2 22 Whitcomb Louis Johns Hopkins University Developing the Nereus Underwater Robotic Vehicle
2010 3 1 Sablehaus Phil GSFC James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)-Overview and Status
2010 3 8 Hines Paul University of Vermont Cascading Failures in Power Grids
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2010 3 22 Liu Yuanming Jet Propulsion Laboratory Zero Gravity Simulations: Superconducting Magnets and Levitating Mice
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