Goddard Engineering Colloquia

Fall 2002 Schedule

All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in either the Building 3 Auditorium or the Building 8 Auditorium, as indicated below. Any changes in the schedule will be indicated on this page with the minimum possible delay.

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Current series schedule
Date  Topic  Speaker 
September 16
Building 8 Auditorium
A New Kind of Science

Annual Schneebaum Award Ceremony and Lecture

Stephen Wolfram
Wolfram Research, Inc.
September 23
Building 3 Auditorium 
New Horizons: A Reconnaissance Expedition to Pluto-Charon and The Kuiper Belt Alan Stern
Southwest Research Institute
September 30
Building 3 Auditorium 
Next Generation Space Shuttle Dennis Smith
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center 
October 7
Building 3 Auditorium 
History and Future of Nuclear Space Power: An Industry View James Crocker
Lockheed Martin
October 14
Building 3 Auditorium 
No Colloquium (Columbus Day holiday)
October 21 
Building 3 Auditorium 
Modular Robots - Changing Their Shape to Get the Job Done Mark Yim
Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
October 28 
Building 3 Auditorium 
Engineering Thought: Oxymoron or Highest Calling -- Do women know something men don't? Domenico Grasso
Smith College
November 4
Building 3 Auditorium 
Keeping Cars From Crashing (and what to do until we can) Will Jones
IEEE Spectrum
November 11
Building 3 Auditorium 
No Colloquium (Veterans Day holiday)  
November 18
Building 3 Auditorium 
The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter Hannah Holmes
November 25
Building 3 Auditorium 
Protecting All of The Planets, All of The Time: Scientific and Engineering Challenges John D. Rummel
December 2
Building 3 Auditorium
MODIS Performance William Barnes
NASA Goddard
December 9
Building 3 Auditorium 
"We have Capture!" The Story of Rendezvous and Docking in Space, and How What Today Seems Routine Was Once Considered Almost Unachievable Bob Zimmerman

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