NASA Space Mission Engineering: Women in Engineering Technical Presentation

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Ms Florence Tan, Deputy Chief Technologist, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington DC will begin her talk with a macro view of NASA's past, present and future missions.  She has stories about the necessity for careful measurement, diligence in hardware design and how, in one particular case, the design was used in an actual mission.  She will talk about building flight hardware on the Curiosity Rover Meet Curiosity and show actual space flight hardware in a show and tell.
 
Directions to campus:  http://cvs.umd.edu/visitors/maps.html 
 
The talk is designed to be interesting to practicing engineers and scientists and to inspire college and high school students.  A simple, casual meal will be available. Students are welcome to attend. 
 
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  • Date: 04 Nov 2017
  • Time: 04:30 PM to 07:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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  • University of Maryland
  • College Park, Maryland
  • United States 20742
  • Building: Chemical & Nuclear Engineering Building
  • Room Number: CHE 2110

  • Co-sponsored by Washington/NOVA section, reliability society RL07; Washington Section YPs, Washington Section Information Theory Society IT12, GD20019
  • Starts 22 October 2017 08:00 AM
  • Ends 04 November 2017 07:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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  • No Admission Charge


  Speakers

Ms Florence Tan

Topic:

NASA Space Missions

Ms Florence Tan

Biography:

Ms Florence Tan has had a long and distinguished career.  These links introduce her and her work: 

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/florence-tan-to-know-her-family-is-to-know-her

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/florence-tan-maniac-talk-from-malaysia-to-mars 

Ms Florence Tan

Topic:

NASA Space Missions

Biography:





Agenda

4:30-5:00 networking

5:00-5:45 presentation

5:45-6:00 question and answer

6:00-6:45 casual dinner, networking

6:45-6:55 clean up

6:55-7:00 good bye's