Goddard Engineering Colloquia

Fall 2005 Schedule

All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in either the Building 3 Auditorium. 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 5  No Colloquium (holiday)
September 12
Building 8 Auditorium 
Challenges for a New Generation of Space Engineers
Annual Schneebaum Award Ceremony and Lecture
Mike Griffin
September 19
Building 3 Auditorium 
Mission Operations Gene Kranz
NASA retired 
September 26
Building 3 Auditorium 
Postponed due to conflict with Administrator Griffin's talk.
Attracting and Retaining Women in Engineering
Maria M. Klawe
Princeton University 
October 3
Building 3 Auditorium 
Preserving the Charters of Freedom: Conservation and Engineering Challenges Margaret Kelly
National Archives and Records Administration  Richard Rhorer
October 10  No Colloquium (holiday)
October 17
Building 3 Auditorium 
The Physics of Traffic Craig Davis
Universtiy of Michigan 
October 24
Building 3 Auditorium 
Observatories on the Moon Klaus Heiss
High Frontier 
October 31
Building 3 Auditorium 
Bear Bones vs. Ferrous Wheels: When Might Nature Be Worth Copying? Steven Vogel
Duke University 
November 7
Building 8 Auditorium
(Note Room Change) 
Apollo 11 Lunar EVA: From the Capcom Perspective Bruce McCandless
November 14
Building 3 Auditorium 
Physics of Football Timothy Gay
University of Nebraska 
November 21
Building 3 Auditorium 
Target Tempel 1: The Challenges of Autonomous Navigation for the Deep Impact Mission Dan Kubitschek
November 28
Building 3 Auditorium 
Crime Scene Investigation Max Houck
West Virginia University 
December 5
Building 3 Auditorium 
CryoSat Carl Leuschen
Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Lab 
December 12
Building 3 Auditorium 
SWIFT Neil Gehrels and Joe Dezio
December 19
Building 3 Auditorium 
Protecting The Earth From Near-Earth Asteroid Impacts: A Status Report Rusty Schweickart
B612 Foundation 

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