Engineering and the Human Conquest of Hostile Environments

What:
Academic
When:
14:00, Friday 31 Jul 2020 NZST (50 minutes)
Where:
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)
Tags:
Academic
Discussion:
0
Mark English

Design for a Space Mission (up close and personal)

All you need to know about space and interplanetary exploration bottled for easy consumption for writers, space fans and DIY space vehicle construction (don't try this at home folks). A walk through the speaker's experience working on the Cassini/Huygens mission to Saturn & Titan in designing an experiment that had to survive the journey, and then the harsh conditions on the surface of Titan.

Douglas Van Belle

The environmental constraints and imperatives for Venusian colonization

Other than the surface of the Earth, the most hospitable location in the solar system lies 55km above the surface of the Venus. This paper discusses the Engineering imperatives and constraints imposed by that environment.


Panelist
Clarinspect
Founder, Writer, Fan of chillipeppers.