Goddard Engineering Colloquia

Fall 1999 Schedule

All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in the Building 3 Auditorium, unless otherwise indicated below. Any changes in the schedule will be indicated on this page with the minimum possible delay.

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Date Topic Speaker
September 13
(Schneebaum Award Lecture)
Space Commercialization and Its Influence on Spaceflight Engineering Michael Griffin
Orbital Sciences Corporation
September 20 Saving SOHO Paal Brekke
European Space Agency
September 27 Gradient Index Optics in Nature: Animal Vision,  Mirages, and Other Interesting Examples Duncan Moore
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
October 4 3D Medical Imaging Pat Barta
Johns Hopkins University 
October 11 (No Colloquium)  
October 18 Do We Need Computers in Schools? Cliff Stoll
October 25 Risk Assessment Bryan O'Connor
Futron Corporation
November 1 
NOTE:  Bldg. 8 Auditorium
Wingless Flight:  Lifting Bodies Dale Reed
NASA Dryden
November 8 Low Cost Access to Space Dick Kohrs and Debra Facktor Lepore
Kistler Aerospace
November 15 Mapping the Universe Stephen Landy
College of William and Mary
November 22 Air-Breathing Engines That Fly Into Orbit Charles McClinton
NASA Langley Research Center
November 29 (No Colloquium)  
December 6 Precision Measurement with Gravity and other Things Jim Faller
University of Colorado
December 13 Assembly and Test of Mars Pathfinder - and How it Paid Off! Linda Robeck
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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