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Technology Drives Exploration: Paving the Next Era of Space Exploration

Thursday, August 26, 2021

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Track:

Location: International Center

In support of Space Foundation’s 2021 Space Symposium scheduled for August 23-26th, NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) will host a moderated panel discussion titled “Technology Drives Exploration:  Paving the Next Era of Space Exploration.” The panel will focus on the importance of continued investments to mature space technology to enrich our Nation’s society and economy through a fair and equitable approach. STMD’s mission to drive innovation and advance technology to ensure American leadership will benefit all of humanity while opening greater opportunities for partnerships from industry, academia, and small businesses.

The diverse discussion will include exploring NASA and STMD’s investment needs from various areas that will enable unique opportunities to contribute to NASA’s mission in space exploration; Build and attract a diverse future STEM workforce through engaging opportunities and partnerships; Strengthen and foster authentic relationships with internal and external partners and provide connections to NASA’s mission and work.

Presented in association with NASA

Moderator:

  • Trudy Kortes

Panelists:

  • Lisa Callahan
  • Latonia Jones
  • Dr. Janet Kavandi
  • Dr. Bhavya Lal

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