Friday, February 18, 2022

Register here for Friday's talks and events, including Zoom and in-person presentations,

the reception and viewing of Design That! entries, and the special screening of Woman in Motion.

(For Saturday's talk and events, register here)

Schedule for Friday

8:30am EST Michelle Francl, Professor of Chemistry, Bryn Mawr University (Zoom)

Title: To boldly go where no woman has gone before

9:30am EST Catherine L. Newell, Associate Professor of Religion and Science, University of Miami (Zoom)

Title: To Believe Without Having Seen: Chesley Bonestell, Willy Ley, and the Invention of Outer Space

10:30am EST Yvette Gonzalez, Bioastronautics Researcher, International Institute for Astronautical Sciences (Zoom)

Title: Bold Era: A New Path to Becoming an Astronaut

11:30am EST Jonathan H. Ward, Author and Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (Zoom)

Title: Telling an Iconic Woman Astronaut’s Story: A Man’s Perspective

12:30pm EST Break for Lunch

1pm EST Louise Prockter, Planetary Scientist, APL (Zoom)

Title: Hot, Cold, and In Between: Robotic Ramblings Across the Solar System

2pm EST -  Czarina Salido, Chief Executive Officer and founder of the Time In Cosmology and the Program Director of Taking Up Space (Zoom)

Title: Let's Take Up Space

3pm EST -  Megan Prelinger, Cofounder and Director of the Prelinger Library (Zoom)

Title: Researching the Early NASA Era, Perspectives from an Independent Research Library

4:30pm EST - Workshop Event: Heidi JiaoProfessor of Electrical Engineering (in-person at Loosemore Auditorium)

Title: Solar Arrays and Spacecrafts

5:30 pm EST – Reception and Viewing of Design That! Design Challenge Entries (in-person in lobby of Loosemore Auditorium)

6:30pm EST – Colonel Eileen Collins (in-person at Loosemore Auditorium, also via Zoom)

Title: Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars

8:00pm EST - Special Movie Event (in the Meijer Auditorium at the Grand Rapids Public Museum)

Title: Woman in Motion

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