• AIAA LA LV New Space mini-Conference 2021

    Online event

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    AIAA LA LV New Space mini-Conference 2021
    Saturday, April 17, 2021, 10 AM PDT
    Online on Zoom
    Technologies to live on other planets, remote sensing, food, air, water, energy, transportation and communication for NewSpace

    Event Speakers & Presentations:

    "The Raymer Manned Mars Airplane: Overview & Design Integration"
    Daniel P. Raymer, PhD, AIAA Fellow
    (Keynote Speaker)
    President, Conceptual Research Corp
    with
    Mr. Jaspreet Singh
    Lead Designer, Tata Motors Ltd (India)
    Mr. Aviv Levy
    President, Aviv Innovations (Israel)
    Mr. Joabe Marcos de Souza
    Graduate Student, University of São Paulo (Brazil)
    Department of Aeronautical Engineering
    "Virgin Orbit and New Space !"
    Mr. Stephen Eisele
    (Keynote Speaker, Afternoon Session)
    Vice President at Virgin Orbit
    "Exploring the Jupiter system with Juno and Europa Clipper"
    Ms. Tracy Drain
    Systems Engineer. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    "EnCorps and STEM Teachers Program"
    Ms. Tanja Schroeder
    Southern California Recruitment Coordinator for EnCorps STEM Teachers Program
    "Young professionals are a vital part of the space industry"
    Ms. Nicole Chase
    Anatomic Pathology Data Analyst for The Mayo Clinic,
    Director of Projects of SEDS-USA,
    an Emergency Room medical scribe
    "Rovers and Landers and Space Tech, oh my!"
    with a possible virtual site tour
    (Speaker(s) from Astrobotic)
    Astrobotic Inc.
    "Moon 2030: Unlocking the lunar ecosystem"
    Ms. Eva Pettinato
    Guidance, Navigation, and Control Lead for Masten's XL-1 Lunar Lander
    Masten Space Systems
    "The History of Space Nuclear Power with an Eye to the Future"
    Mr. Steven P. Curtis, MHP
    Former President, Health Physics Society & American Nuclear Society
    Nuclear technical team leader for Nuclear Emergency Support Team (NEST) and Radiological Consequence Management Teams associated with the Federal Radiological Management and Assessment (FRMAC)
    "Artificial Intelligence in Space Systems and Systems of Systems"
    Mr. Brendan L. Rosseau and Mr. Parker Saussy
    Booz Allen Hamilton
    "Mars Flight VR, a virtual reality simulation of the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars"
    "How can VR & gaming technology help in Aeronautics and Astronautics?"
    Mr. Conor O'Kane
    Director, Io Normal
    Games | Simulation | VR

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  • AIAA LA-LV Earth Day Celebration 2021

    Online event

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    AIAA LA-LV Earth Day Celebration 2021
    Saturday, April 24, 2021, 10 AM PDT
    (Online on Zoom)
    Celebrate Earth Day. Discover the beauty we share.
    Saturday, April 24, 2021, 10 AM PDT
    (Add to Calendar)
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    Even Speakers
    (not in the presentation sequences or in alphabetical order)
    "The Climate of the 21st Century from Space"
    Dr. João Teixeira
    Co-Director, Center for Climate Sciences, NASA JPL
    "Taking off from your garden: It's possible!"
    Mr. Jean-Philippe Régnault
    Managing Director at Accenture
    &
    Mr. Michel Aguilar
    Science Journalist at the Dépêche du Midi
    granted POC (Proof of concept) for the Thermoreactor
    Teacher of mathematics and physics
    Book Author
    French Air Force - Retired
    "Be Green, Keep flying"
    Ms. Christine LIN
    Student, Mechanical Engineering Program
    University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)
    &
    Mr. Chiu-Yüeh BLAISE
    Aeronautical Engineer with a double degree from
    the University of Compiègne and Cranfield University
    (More To Be Announced)
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    Come join us and protect the Earth. Together we can achieve our goals.
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  • Ingenuity Mars Helicopter: A New Era of Planetary Robotic Exploration?

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    AIAA LA-LV e-Town Hall Meeting
    Ingenuity Mars Helicopter: A New Era of Planetary Robotic Exploration?

    Saturday, May 1, 2021, 10 AM PDT (US/Canada) (GMT -0700)

    Speaker:

    Dr. Jeff H. Delaune
    Robotics Technologist
    Aerial Mobility
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Dr. Jeff Delaune is a robotics technologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He researches and develops autonomous navigation and robotic systems for planetary exploration, with a focus on flying vehicles. Jeff was part of the navigation team for NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flight project. His interests include state estimation, sensor fusion, perception, computer vision and mission design. Jeff received his Ph.D. in Robotics from Institut Superieur de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace (ISAE, France) in 2013, after a M.S. in Astronautics and Space Engineering from Cranfield University (United Kingdom),and a B.S./M.S. in Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France).

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  • Aerospace Projects in India: Recent Developments and Future Plans

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    Aerospace Projects in India: Recent Developments and Future Plans

    Saturday, June 12, 2021, 9 AM PDT (GMT -0700)

    An AIAA LA-LV Zoom webinar

    Speaker:

    Prof. Rajkumar S. Pant

    Aerospace Engineering Department

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

    Powai, Mumbai, India

    Prof. Rajkumar S. Pant has been a member of faculty of Aerospace Engineering Department at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay since December 1989. He has also worked for five years in Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in the Design & Engineering Department. Prof. Pant is an alumnus of College of Aeronautics, Cranfield University, UK, where he earned his Ph.D. under Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme, and Indian Institute of Technology Madras, where he obtained his Masters in Aeronautical Engineering.

    He has published and presented > 245 scientific papers, of which > 180 are in international journals and conferences. He was a visiting faculty for a year each at Nanyang Technological University in 2016, and Virginia Tech in[masked]. He has also carried out several short-term assignments at several top-ranking institutes and universities all over the world such as Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, Brazil in 2012, Texas A&M University in 2011, Cambridge University in 2008, and Imperial College London in 2006. In 2102, he was appointed as a Special Visiting Researcher under the Science Without Borders program of the Brazilian Government for a three-year project.

    Prof. Pant was honored with the D P Joshi Excellent Teacher Award in 2014, in recognition of his merit, achievements and enthusiasm for teaching and making a lasting impression on students. In 2019, he was felicitated by Institution of Engineers (India) as an Eminent Engineering personality in Aerospace Engineering. Recently, he has received Special Recognition in Academic Excellence (Faculty-National category) award by Institution of Engineers (India).

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