Transformers: Space, from Washington Post Live
Space, once famously dubbed “the final frontier,” now seems more accessible than ever. With new developments in propulsion, design, mission planning, research and technology, the future of spaceflight appears to be full of opportunity and America is poised to play a leading role.
On Friday, September 14, The Washington Post will bring together key government officials, including Vice President Mike Pence and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstein. They will be joined by renowned scientists and leaders in the field of space exploration for a program examining the many factors shaping American leadership in space, the new “space race,” the future of space tourism and exploration that could lead to a future beyond Earth.
Among the invited scientists is Britney Schmidt, astrobiologist and assistant professor in the Georgia Tech School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Guest list is here.
Transformers: Space is produced in partnership with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Association of Space Explorers (ASE).
Friday, 2018, September 14 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Livestreaming at wapo.st/transformersspace.
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