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Economic History of American Space Exploration (speaker: Alexander MacDonald, NASA)

…history of American space exploration – the boundary expansion process that precedes economic development – in order to extract some of the underlying lessons and trends useful for engineering economic…

Q&A: John Richardson and John Belcher on Voyager 1's crossing and interstellar exploration

On Sept. 12, scientists announced that NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft had gone where no man or machine has gone before: beyond the solar system, and into interstellar space….

Challenges and Excitement of Space Exploration

Dr. Charles Elachi will discuss space exploration in general and the current Mars Science Laboratory mission, Curiosity. 2012-09-16 22:00 2012-09-16 22:00 2012-09-13 09:07:13 yes 1167…

TESS mission to discover new planets moves toward launch

A NASA mission designed to explore the stars in search of planets outside of our solar system is a step closer to launch, now that its four cameras…

Student-built instrument headed to asteroid and back

…for space? CHODAS: REXIS is a unique project in MIT’s long history of space exploration. It is only the second interplanetary instrument led by students (the previous being the Student…

Searching for exoplanets

1 Targets for Space-Based Interferometry Burke, B.F. 12 4736 Burke, B.F. yes…

Clara Sousa-Silva

ORBYTS (Original Research By Young Twinkle Students), where students from state schools worked along scientists to produce original research associated with space exploration. The first of the associated scientific…

Policy opportunities

1 Astronomy and Astrophysics Panel Reports McCray, R. and Ostriker, J.P. and Acton, L.W. and Bahcall, N.A. and Bless, R.C. and Brown, R.A. and Burbidge, G. and…

TODAY @ 3pm! Its Not Rocket Science (speaker: Sam Waldman, SpaceX)

Abstract:Almost two years ago I left MKI, LIGO and the (linear) academic track to design sensors for Space Exploration Technologies’ Dragon and Falcon spacecraft. In that time, SpaceX has launched…