Dr. Charles Bourland will be in conversation with Eric Ward, Vice President for Public Programs, about the history of space food. Dr. Bourland began work at the NASA in 1969 and developed food and packages for Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Skylab, Shuttle, Shuttle/Mir, and the International Space Station.
Join Eric Ward, the Library’s Vice President for Public Programming, from 11:00 a.m. to noon for a curator’s talk on his latest exhibition, To the Moon: The Science of Apollo.
Alicia Dwyer Cianciolo, an aerospace engineer at the NASA Langley Research Center, will discuss how recent work at NASA to develop human landers at Mars is influencing new lunar lander vehicle designs. The goal is to develop and utilize technologies that will increase sustainability and lower costs on future missions.
Best-selling author and space historian Andrew Chaikin and a panel of experts, including Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, discuss the science of Project Apollo and the benefits to society of future planetary exploration.
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Fellows lecture with Dr. Jordan Bimm, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton University.