Event Thu 9/6: The State of the Nanosatellite Industry

Nanosatellites have become a revolution in the satellite business because they are cost-effective, can be delivered faster, technology is improving rapidly, and they leverage advanced commercial off the shelf technologies. Typically not much larger than the size of a shoebox, nanosatellites can pack an amazing amount of functionality into a small space. The market for nanosatellite missions is growing rapidly and is rapidly moving from one-off and custom development to commodity hardware and productized services.…

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Event Tue 5/15: Rocket Men: an Evening with Author Robert Kurson

Ask people about the Apollo space program and they’re most familiar with Apollo 11, when man first set foot on the Moon. But by many accounts, an even more daring and risky mission occurred seven months earlier when Apollo 8, crewed by Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders, became the first manned flight ever to reach the Moon. The story of Apollo 8 has it all: an existential enemy (the Soviets); a race against…

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