Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Spring 2008 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
January 21 No Colloquium (holiday)  
January 28
Building 3 Auditorium
Autonomous Underwater Robots that are Paving the Way to Europa Bill Stone
Stone Aerospace
February 4
Building 3 Auditorium 
LEAFHouse - A Smart, Adaptable, Resource-efficient Home Powered by Renewable Energy Kaye Brubaker, Julie Gabrielli and Amy Gardner
University of Maryland
February 11
Building 3 Auditorium 
The Mars Exploration Program Phoenix Mission Barry Goldstein
February 18 No colloquium, holiday.  
February 25
Building 3 Auditorium 
Tethers for Space Propulsion: Early History, Current Status, and Future Possibilities Robert Hoyt
Tethers Unlimited Inc.
March 3
Building 3 Auditorium 
Geysers on Mars and other Strange Results from the Mars Observer Camera John Wood
March 10
Building 3 Auditorium 
Edwin Land of Polaroid: Innovator in Public and in Secret Victor McElheny
March 17
Building 3 Auditorium 
James Van Allen Abigail Foerstner
Northwestern University
March 24
Building 3 Auditorium 
No Colloquium Today  
March 31
Building 3 Auditorium 
Heliophysics, What is it and what is it good for anyway!?  Barbara Giles
April 7
Building 3 Auditorium
Traffic Safety, Vehicle Mass, and the Laws of Physics
Here is a pdf version of Professor Ross's car safety handout.
Marc Ross
University of Michigan
April 14
Building 3 Auditorium
The Hubble, the James Webb Space Telescope and looking to the future: space science at a cross road? Matt Mountain
Space Telescope Science Institute
April 21
Building 3 Auditorium 
Advanced Technology Solar Telescope: Science Goals, Technical Challenges and Project Status Thomas Rimmele
NSO, Rutgers University
April 28
Building 3 Auditorium 
Now Flying Through a Solar System Near You: The Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt Marc Rayman
May 5
Building 3 Auditorium 
Applying Emerging Physics to Breakthroughs in Spaceflight Power and Propulsion Marc Millis
NASA Glenn
May 12
Building 3 Auditorium 
The Google X-Prize: Rovers on the Moon Robert X. Cringely
Consultant and Journalist
May 19
Building 3 Auditorium 
Sample Analysis of Mars Douglas McLennan
May 26
No Colloquium (holiday)   

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All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in either the Building 3 Auditorium or the Building 8 Auditorium, as indicated above.
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