Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Fall 2016 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
September 5 No Colloquium: Labor Day  
September 7
Building 3 Auditorium
Star Trek and NASA: 50 Years of Inventing the Future Together Rick Sternbach
September 19
Building 3 Auditorium
Infrastructure: the Road Taken Henry Petroski
Duke University
September 26
Building 3 Auditorium
A Simple, Durable, and Refuelable Interplanetary Spacecraft Brian McConnell
Engineer and Entrepreneur
October 3
Building 3 Auditorium
Flags on the Moon Jack Clemons
October 10
Building 3 Auditorium
No Colloquium, holiday  
October 17
Building 3 Auditorium
Free Falling: LISA Pathfinder and the Road to Space-Based Gravitational Wave Observatories Ira Thorpe
October 24
Building 3 Auditorium
Rebuilding the Largest Deadweight Machine in the World Rick Seifarth
October 31
Building 3 Auditorium
Self-Replicating Robots for Lunar Development Gregory Chirikjian
Johns Hopkins University
November 7
Building 3 Auditorium
Model-Based Engineering Jessica Knizhnik
November 14
Building 3 Auditorium
GMAT: the General Mission Analysis Tool Steven Hughes
November 21
Building 3 Auditorium
LYTRO, the Light Field Camera Ren Ng
Lyrto, Inc.
November 28
Building 3 Auditorium
No Colloquium; Monday after Thanksgiving  
December 5
Building 3 Auditorium
CubeSats: Smaller Technology, Broader Horizons Allison Evans
December 12
Building 3 Auditorium
Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
Lecture starts at 2:30 PM, one hour earlier than usual.
Mike Massimino
Columbia University

Engineering Colloquium home page: http://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.