G. David Nordley

writer, consultant
The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society
Participates in 9 items
Gerald Nordley is an author and astronautical engineer with degrees in physics and systems management. A retired Air Force officer, Gerald worked in spacecraft operations, production, and advanced propulsion. His last paper was "Mass Beam Propulsion: An Overview" with Adam Crowl in JBIS. He serves as Chairman of the Board for the Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society. He is also active in CONTACT: Cultures of the Imagination, an interdisciplinary space-oriented academic conference. As science fiction writer "G. David Nordley," his main interest is the future of human exploration and settlement of space. His stories focus on the dramatic aspects of individual lives within the broad sweep of a plausible human future. He is a past Hugo and Nebula award nominee as well as a four-time winner of the Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact annual "AnLab" reader's poll. His last novel was To Climb a Flat Mountain, and the latest book is a collection, A World Beneath the Stars, from Brief Candle Press. The latest sale at this writing is "Empress of Starlight" for Analog. He and his wife Gayle, a retired Apple software engineer, live in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Sessions in which G. David Nordley participates

Friday 27 May, 2016

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
13:00
13:00

- Synergy 4

Howard, Facebook (Participant)

Pat MacEwen (Participant)

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Moderator)

14:30
14:30
What Kind of Planet Do We Want? 1 hour 30 minutes, 14:30 - 16:00

- Synergy 4

M. Todd Gallowglas, Gallowglas Army (Participant)

Orkan Umurhan (Participant)

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Moderator)

Saturday 28 May, 2016

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
10:00
10:00
Monks in Space 1 hour 30 minutes, 10:00 - 11:30

- Synergy 5

Jennifer Nestojko, San Jose Middle College (Participant)

Laurel Anne Hill (Participant)

Lillian Csernica, Sense of Wonder Press (Moderator)

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Participant)

11:30
11:30
Non-biological pets 1 hour 30 minutes, 11:30 - 13:00

- Synergy 4

Dan Shaurette (Participant)

Tom Galloway (Participant)

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Moderator)

13:00
13:00

- Connect 4

ElizaBeth Gilligan, SFWA, DAW Books (Participant)

Randy Smith (Participant)

David Gerrold (Participant)

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Participant)

Tom Saidak, The Royal Manticoran Navy (Participant)

17:30
17:30
Dwarf Planets 1 hour 30 minutes, 17:30 - 19:00

- Synergy 5

Pat MacEwen (Moderator)

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Participant)

Orkan Umurhan (Participant)

Chris Butler (Participant)

Sunday 29 May, 2016

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
11:30
11:30
Martian Law 1 hour 30 minutes, 11:30 - 13:00

- Synergy 5

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Participant)

C. Sanford Lowe, C Sanford Lowe (Participant)

Chris Butler (Participant)

13:00
13:00
Science Fiction From Scientists 1 hour 30 minutes, 13:00 - 14:30

- Synergy 5

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Participant)

Andrew Fraknoi (Moderator)

Paul Preuss (Participant)

Monday 30 May, 2016

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
14:30
14:30
We Came In Peace For All Mankind 1 hour 30 minutes, 14:30 - 16:00

- Connect 6

Kyle Aisteach (Participant)

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Moderator)

Chris Butler (Participant)