Goddard Engineering Colloquia

Fall 2000 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.        NOTE:  Anticipated construction in the Building 3 Auditorium may begin in November.  Check these pages periodically for information on possible changes of location for November or December colloquia.

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Date Topic Speaker
September 18
(Annual Schneebaum 
Award Lecture)
How the Laser Happened -- The Interaction Between Science and Engineering Charles H. Townes
September 25 DLP Cinema™ Projectors: Coming Soon to a Theater Near You Larry J. Hornbeck
Texas Instruments
October 2 Using the Spacecraft Supermarket: Results and Lessons Learned  Bill Watson
GSFC Rapid Spacecraft 
Development Office
October 9
(No Colloquium -- 
October 16 Should We Bury or Praise Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier? Norden Huang
October 23 Future Commercial Space Transportation: Challenges and Opportunities Gary Hudson
Rotary Rocket Company
October 30 Space Policy in the Next Fifty Years: Will It Be "Faster, Better, Cheaper?" Howard McCurdy 
November 6 The Living Universe at the Millennium Lynn Harper
November 13 The Earth Observing System: Status of the First Series and Early Science Investigations Michael King
November 20 Halo Orbits Kathleen Howell
November 27 Deep Space 1: A High-Tech, High-Risk, High-Success NASA Test-Mission into the Solar System Joseph E. Riedel
Jet Propulsion Lab 
December 4 Scientific Highlights of NEAR Shoemaker Andrew F. Cheng
Johns Hopkins University 
Applied Physics Laboratory
December 11 The Engineering Feasibility of Interstellar Flight Robert L. Forward

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