NASA Ames: Elizabeth Nyamayaro – How to Create a Social Movement
Political activism is a tool used to create change, shining light on areas needing to be revisited. In her presentation, Ms. Elizabeth Nyamayaro uses the HeForShe movement as an example of factors that drive a successful movement and discuss gender equality.
- Monday, May 15 at 10:00 am
- Thursday, May 18 at 11:00 am
- Friday, May 19 at 7:00 pm
Jin-Woo Han – Vacuum Electronics in an Nanometer Era
Modern space vehicles rely on transistors. Radiation tolerance of space electronics is critical for space exploration beyond low Earth orbit. Dr. Jin-Woo Han’s presentation discusses advancements in the use of vacuums to improve radiation immunity in space circuitry.
- Sunday, May 21 at 7:30 pm
- Monday, May 22 at 10:00 am
- Thursday, May 25 at 11:00 am
Dr. Josh Alwood – To the Bone: Spaceflight and the Skeletal System
During spaceflight, astronauts experience weightlessness and are exposed to novel types of radiation. These environmental conditions may contribute to bone loss and reduction of structural integrity of the skeleton.
- Sunday, May 28 at 7:30 pm
- Monday, May 29 at 10:00 am
- Thursday, June 1 at 11:00 am