The Space Technology and Exploration Directorate at NASA Langley Research Center presented a five-part lecture series on “The Future of America’s Space Exploration Program” on the campus of Christopher Newport University. Each 75-minute lecture took place at the Yoder Barn Theatre in Newport News, Virginia and explores the ins and outs of America’s vision for deep space exploration.
Lecture 1: Path to Mars and Asteroid Redirect Mission: The First Step
Lecture 2: The Next Human Spacecraft: Orion and the Launch Abort System
Lecture 3: Escaping Earth’s Gravity: Space Launch System
Lecture 4: Mars Entry, Descent and Landing with Humans
Lecture 5: Spacecraft, Habitats and Radiation Protection