Friday, February 10, 2023
Schedule for Friday
8:30am EST Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College (Zoom)
Title: "Big Science with Small Galaxies"
9:30am EST Justin Walsh, Associate Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Chapman University (Zoom)
Title: "“Boldly Going Where No Archaeologists Have Gone Before: The International Space Station Archaeological Project."
10:30am EST Jamie Draper, Museum Director of the Air Force Space & Missile Museum (Zoom)
Title: "Power of Place: Tragedy and Triumph at Complex 34"
11:30am EST Asif Siddiqi, Professor of History, Fordham University (Zoom)
Title: "Competing with Apollo: The Soviet Reach for the Moon"
12:30pm EST Break for Lunch
1pm EST Chris Gainor, Editor, Quest: The History of Spaceflight and former President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (Zoom)
Title: "The Hubble Space Telescope: More Than 30 Years in Space"
2pm EST - Emily Carney, Director of Content for Celestis, inc. and Creator/Moderator of "Space Hipsters" (Zoom)
Title: “From Space Fandom to Space Funerals”
3pm EST - Dwayne A. Day, Senior Program Officer for the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (Zoom)
Title: "Top Secret in Orbit: the other other space program"
4:30pm EST - Workshop Event #1: Brad Ambrose, Professor of Physics, GVSU (in-person at the Pew Campus, all ages)
Title: "Shedding Light on the Annular and Total Eclipses in 2023 and 2024"
4:30pm EST - Workshop Event #2: Atilla Ozgur Cakmak, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, GVSU (in-person at the Pew Campus, age range 12+ with modified activities for younger kids)
4:30pm EST - Workshop Event #3: Sara Maas, PCEC Outreach Coordinator, GVSU (in-person at the Pew Campus, kids under 10 will need an adult partner to help with construction )
5:30 pm EST – Reception and Viewing of Design That! Design Challenge Entries (in-person in lobby of Loosemore Auditorium)
6:30pm EST – Astronaut José Hernández (ret.) (in-person at Loosemore Auditorium, also via Zoom)
Title: "Reaching For Your Own Stars: A Recipe To Succeed In Life”