Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Fall 2012 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
September 3 No Colloquium (holiday)  
September 10
Building 3 Auditorium
Wallops Flight Facility as a Satellite Launch Facility Bruce Underwood
September 17
Building 3 Auditorium
Prospecting the Asteroids Tom Jones
NASA (retired)
September 24
Building 3 Auditorium
From Concept to the Race Track in Less Than a Year Brad Passe & Stephen Chung, of the Terps Racing Team
University of Maryland
October 1
Building 3 Auditorium
Finding the Missing Moon Rocks Joe Gutheinz, Jr
Guthienz Law Firm LLP; NASA (retired)
October 8 No Colloquium, holiday  
October 15
Building 3 Auditorium
Finding the Missing Memristor: Technology and Drama Stanley Williams
Hewlett-Packard Labs
October 22
Building 3 Auditorium
Thunder Over Huntsville: Memories of Saturn, Apollo, and the Moon Jesco von Puttkamer
October 29
Building 3 Auditorium
Space Weather and What NASA Is Doing About It
Rescheduled for February 11, 2013.
Antti Pulkkinen
NASA-GSFC & Catholic University of America
November 5
Building 3 Auditorium
The Inventor's Pencil: Leonardo, Edison, and the Sketching Engineer Robert Friedel
University of Maryland
November 12
No Colloquium; Holiday  
November 19
Building 3 Auditorium
The Linotype Machine Doug Wilson
Independent Filmmaker
November 26
Building 3 Auditorium
The Wonderful Future That Never Was Gregory Benford
University of California
December 3
Building 3 Auditorium
To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure Henry Petroski
Duke University
December 10
Building 3 Auditorium
The Engineering Processes used for Verification on the Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi - NPOESS Preparatory Project (S-NPP); or, Insights into Strategic Uses of Similarity and Faith-Based Verification along with an Uphill Battle against Augustine's Laws Bruce Guenther
December 17 Beryllium Telescopes for Space Lidar John Wood
December 24 No Colloquium  

Engineering Colloquium home page: https://ecolloq.gsfc.nasa.gov/

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.
Notice: Nothing appearing in these pages is to be construed as an endorsement by NASA.