Advanced Space Propulsion Concepts for Interstellar travel

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This talk will discuss the presently known and future speculated ways to provide propulsion for a spacecraft to visit other stars. The topics will start from conventional rocketry and end up discussing the kind of concepts that would make Star Trek possible, covering a myriad of possibilities in between.



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  • Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
  • 1 Space Park Dr (Enter from Marine Avenue)
  • Redondo Beach, California
  • United States 90278
  • Building: Building S Cafeteria
  • Dr. Donald Mayer (d.mayer@ieee.org)



  Speakers

Greg Meholic

Topic:

Advanced Space Propulsion Concepts for Interstellar travel

This talk will discuss the presently known and future speculated ways to provide propulsion for a spacecraft to visit other stars. The topics will start from conventional rocketry and end up discussing the kind of concepts that would make Star Trek possible, covering a myriad of possibilities in between.

Biography:

Mr. Greg Meholic is member of the AIAA Nuclear and Future Flight Propulsion Technical Committee, a regular chair of the Future Flight sessions at the Joint Propulsion Conferences, and has published a number of papers about faster-than-light travel, the construct of space-time, and the grand unified theory. He currently supports space launch vehicle concept development and propulsion system studies for the US Government.





Agenda

Attendee Introductions (Around the Room)

LMAG Chairman's Welcome/Introduction

Presentation

Q&A