Events

Ten Years Hence Lecture: "Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars"

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars is presented by Col. Eileen Collins USAF (Ret.) and NASA Astronaut. One of America’s most admired women, Col. Collins became the first female to pilot a U.S. spacecraft with the Discovery shuttle flight in...

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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "Nation-state Competition in Space"

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Nation-state Competition in Space is presented by Benjamin Bahney, Senior Fellow, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Bahney is a co-founder and the leader of LLNL’s space program, encompassing all work at LLNL for space science and space security. In this role, Bahney oversees a leadership...

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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "Asteroid Mining – A Trillion Dollar Industry for the 21st Century"

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Location: Stayer Center, Commons A

Asteroid Mining – A Trillion Dollar Industry for the 21st Century is presented by Robert Jedicke, professor of astronomy at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy. He was the development manager of their Moving Object Processing System for the Pan-STARRS telescope on...

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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "Humans vs. Asteroids – Mitigating Risk and Expanding Opportunities"

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Humans vs. Asteroids – Mitigating Risk and Expanding Opportunities is presented by Marina Brozovic, radar scientist and an orbital dynamicist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology. Brozović observed hundreds of near-Earth asteroids with the Goldstone and Arecibo planetary radars, and she was...

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Ten Years Lecture: "Paving a Way for the Space Revolution"

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Paving a Way for the Space Revolution is presented by Eric Thomas, mission manager, New Shepard, Blue Origin. Thomas is a former submarine officer and Notre Dame MBA. He is currently working as mission manager for New Shepard, Blue Origin’s premiere reusable...

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