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Sunday, September 3 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
NIAC (NASA) Spotlight

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The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program nurtures visionary ideas that could transform future NASA missions with the creation of breakthroughs — radically better or entirely new aerospace concepts — while engaging America's innovators and entrepreneurs as partners in the journey.

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Jason Derleth

Senior Technology Analyst, NASA
Mr. Jason Derleth is an aerospace engineer and technology analyst with experience at NASA Headquarters, the Jet Propulsion Lab, and private industry. He is also a writer, musician, and craftsman. Although he came late to "rocket science", he discovered he has a knack for it.  His... Read More →

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Michael Paul

Space Exploration Engineer, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Michael Paul is a Space Exploration Engineer with over 20 years of experience developing and flying spacecraft. During his first tour at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, Paul contributed to NASA’s Contour and Stereo missions, and was instrumental in the successful launch and... Read More →
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Mason Peck

Associate Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University
Dr. Peck is an Associate Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University and is a former NASA Chief Technologist. He has also worked at Boeing and Honeywell. His research interests include space-systems architecture and satellite flight dynamics. Among other... Read More →
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Ron Turner

Fellow, Analytic Services Inc.
Dr. Turner is a Fellow with Analytic Services Inc. He is an internationally recognized expert in radiation risk management for astronauts, particularly in response to solar storms. For nine years he was the ANSER point of contact to the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC... Read More →

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Stacy Bruss

Director, Event Programming, Museum of Science Fiction
Stacy Bruss, MS, MSIS, is a reference librarian at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). At NIST, she supports all Physical Measurement Laboratory researchers and manages the Innovation Hub, a center with 3-D printers, technology bar, data visualization tools... Read More →

Sunday September 3, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
6 - East (250)