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Centennial Symposium Day 2 introduction: Jaime Peraire, Robert Millard
Spotlight on Designing the Aircraft of the Future: Mark Drela, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Spotlight on Autonomous Systems: Mark Caylor.
Keynote address: Tom Crouch, Senior Curator, Aeronautics Department, National Air and Space Museum
Dava Newman (moderator), Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, Director of Technology and Policy Program, MacVicar Faculty Fellow; Dominic Antonelli, Kenneth Cameron, Christopher Cassidy, Catherine Coleman, Franklin Chang-Diaz, E.
MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Department Head Jaime Peraire interviews SpaceX and Tesla CEO/founder Elon Musk, October 24, 2014, as the final session of the AeroAstro 1914-2014 Centennial Symposium.
Jeffrey Hoffman, AeroAstro Professor of the Practice and former astronaut, MIT (co-moderator); Laurence R. Young, Apollo Program Professor Emeritus, MIT (co-moderator); Buzz Aldrin (ScD ‘63) Gemini 12, Apollo 11; Karol “Bo” Bobko, Apollo-Soyuz Test Project support crew, Shuttle missions STS-6, STS 51-D, STS 51-J; Vance Brand, Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, STS-5, STS 41-B, STS-35; Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7.
Jeffrey Hoffman, AeroAstro Professor of the Practice and former astronaut, MIT (co-moderator); Laurence R. Young, Apollo Program Professor Emeritus, MIT (co-moderator); Philip Chapman (SM ’64, ScD ‘67); Michael Collins, Gemini 10, Apollo 11; Charlie Duke (SM ‘64), Apollo 16; Rusty Schweickart (SB ’56, SM ‘63), Apollo 9
David Mindell (moderator), Frances and David Dibner Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT; Helen Greiner, CEO, CyPhy Works; Charlie Guthrie, Chief Technical Officer, Insitu; Jon How, Richard Cockburn Maclaurin Professor of Aerona
SESSION 1 The Future of Air Transportation: Ian A. Waitz (moderator), Dean of Engineering, MIT, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MacVicar Faculty Fellow; Alan Epstein, Vice President of Technology and Environment, Pratt & Whitney; R. John Hansman, T.
Meet AeroAstro junior Aaron Okello and learn about being a student in the AeroAstro Department and his work as an undergraduate researcher in the Man Vehicle Lab.
Meet AeroAstro Professor Dave Miller, former head of the Space Systems Lab and current NASA chief technologist.
Meet AeroAstro graduate students Abhi Butchibabu and Whitney Lohmeyer and learn about their work (and fun!) with air and space research.
MIT AeroAstro's history, people, and grand challenges.