The Role of NASA in the 21st Century

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    • Thursday December 1, 2011
      1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Student Center Theater
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    Free
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Graham Kosiba
Planetary Society 

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Summary Sentence: The Planetary Society hosts Dr. Robert Braun to discuss the space program and its future.

Full Summary: The Planetary Society will host Georgia Tech professor Dr. Robert Braun to discuss his view of the space program and our nation's future in space. 

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The Planetary Society will host Georgia Tech professor Dr. Robert Braun to discuss his view of the space program and our nation's future in space. 

About Robert Braun

Braun has just returned to campus following nearly two years of service in Washington, D.C., as NASA's chief technologist. Braun served as the senior executive for technology and innovation policy and programs. His efforts spanned technical, budgetary and policy aspects of NASA’s science, aeronautics and exploration missions.  

Braun has more than twenty-five years experience in the fields of aerospace engineering, systems engineering and design optimization. His research has focused on systems' aspects of planetary exploration, where he contributed to the design, development, test and operation of several robotic space flight systems.

At Georgia Tech, he serves as Director of the Space Systems Design Laboratory where he leads an active research and educational program focused on the design of advanced flight systems and technologies for planetary exploration.

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  • Created By: Kristen Bailey
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  • Created On: Oct 31, 2011 - 12:18pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:56pm