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NAE PUBLIC SESSIONS ON APOLLO LEGACY & FUTURE OF HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT, Oct 6-7, 2019, DC (webcast)

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE will hold its annual meeting in Washington, DC from October 6-7, 2019.

This year the event features two sessions open to the public that will examine the Apollo legacy on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, and the future of human spaceflight.  They will be held at the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC.

They will be webcast.

Sunday, Oct. 6, 3:30-4:45 pm ET (following induction of new NAE members and presentations of awards, which begins at 12:00 pm ET):

•    The Apollo Experience – Thomas P. Stafford, former NASA astronaut and lieutenant general, U.S. Air Force (retired)
•    Humans Go to Mars – Charles F. Bolden Jr., former NASA administrator and major general, U.S. Marine Corps (retired)

Monday, Oct. 7, 9:45-11:45 am ET, panel moderated by Deanna Bell, TV host and founder/CEO, Future Engineers that includes Stafford, Bolden and —

•    Robert L. Crippen, captain, U.S. Navy (retired), and former president, Thiokol Propulsion
•    Christopher J. Ferguson, test pilot astronaut and CST-100 Starliner director of crew and mission systems, Commercial Crew Program, Boeing
•    Hans Koenigsmann, vice president, Build and Flight Reliability, SpaceX
•    Sandra H. Magnus, principal, AstroPlanetview

The full NAE meeting agenda is posted on the Academy’s website.

 

 

Details

Start:
October 6 @ 3:30 pm
End:
October 7 @ 11:00 pm