Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Spring 2010 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
January 18 No Colloquium (holiday)  
Janruary 25
Building 8 Auditorium
12:00 Noon
Preserving Historic Space Suits Amanda Young
Smithsonian National Air & Space Musuem (retired)
Lisa Young
Smithsonian National Air & Space Musuem
February 1
Building 3 Auditorium
Gravitational Wave Detectors: Technology and Science Peter Saulson
Syracuse University
February 8
Building 3 Auditorium
Mitigating Asteroid Impacts
Rescheduled for for Monday, October 4, 2010.
Bong Wie
Iowa State University
February 15 No Colloquium (holiday)  
February 22
Building 3 Auditorium
Developing the Nereus Underwater Robotic Vehicle Louis Whitcomb
Johns Hopkins University
March 1
Building 3 Auditorium
James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) - Overview and Status Phil Sabelhaus
March 8
Building 3 Auditorium
Cascading Failures in Power Grids Paul Hines
University of Vermont
March 15
The LCROSS Mission Dan Andrews
March 22
Building 3 Auditorium
Zero Gravity Simulations: Superconducting Magnets and Levitating Mice Yuanming Liu
March 29
Building 3 Auditorium
The Alchemy of Air: How an Engineering Triumph Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler Thomas Hager
Science Writer
April 5 No Colloquium  
April 12
Building 3 Auditorium
Juno – A Jupiter Polar Orbiter Steve Levin
April 19
Building 3 Auditorium
Predicting the Future of Space Travel, Based on the Past Robert Zimmerman
Science Writer
April 26
Building 3 Auditorium
Safety Week Colloquium: Beware of the Birds Adam Kelly
DeTect, Inc.
May 3
Building 3 Auditorium
Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program Pat Duggins
Alabama Public Radio
May 10
Building 3 Auditorium
Balloons in the American Civil War Jim Green
May 17
Building 3 Auditorium
The Solar Dynamics Observatory: Your On-Orbit Eye on the Sun Dean Pesnell
May 24
Building 3 Auditorium
Combined Engineering Colloquium and Schneebaum Award Ceremony
The Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Legacy and the Future of Satellite Servicing
Frank Cepollina
May 28
Building 3 Auditorium
Special Joint Presentation with the Goddard Scientific Colloquium:
The Antikythera Mechanism
John Seiradakis
Aristotle University, Greece
Tom Malzbender
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
May 31
Building 3 Auditorium
No Colloquium
Memorial Day

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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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