Saturday, February 20th, 2021

10 a.m. EST – Katarina Damjanov, Senior Lecturer, Media and Communication, and David Crouch, Honorary Research Fellow, Law and Education, both University of Western Australia

Title: “Cosmic Environment and Immersive VR experiences”


11 a.m. EST – Robert J. Macke, S.J., Curator of the Vatican Observatory Meteorite Collection

Title: "The use of 3d scanning and computer models in the laboratory study of extraterrestrial materials"


12pm EST – Brent Bos, Senior Research Physicist, NASA Goddard Flight Center

Title: “Bombshells at Bennu: Revelations from NASA’s First Asteroid Sample Return Mission”


1pm EST – Roger That! Outreach


2pm EST – Steven Kroese, Flight Software Engineer, JPL

Title: "Frustration, Desperation, Hopelessness: Rejected Names of the Mars 2020 Rover"


3pm EST – Special Effects Panel - Rick Sternbach, Vincent DiFate, Ron Miller, Robert Skotak

Title: "Art and Special Effects in Science Fiction"


5pm EST – Roger That! Outreach