G. David Nordley

writer, astronautical engineer
The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society, CONTACT Cultures of the Imagination, USAF (retired)
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G. David Nordley is the pen name Gerald D. Nordley, an author and astronautical engineer with degrees in physics and systems management. A USAF retiree, Gerald has worked in spacecraft operations, production, and advanced propulsion. His last paper was "Mass Beam Propulsion: An Overview" with Adam Crowl in JBIS. He's Chairman of the Board of the Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society. He is also active in CONTACT: Cultures of the Imagination, an interdisciplinary space-oriented conference. As a writer, 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 and a four-time winner of the Analog 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. His "Empress of Starlight" will be in the Nov-Dec 2018 Analog. He and his wife Gayle, a retired Apple software engineer, live in Sunnyvale, CA. They have three children and a grandchild. See more at www.gdnordley.com.

Sessions in which G. David Nordley participates

Friday August 17, 2018

10:00 AM
10:00 AM

Saturday August 18, 2018

1:00 PM
1:00 PM

Sunday August 19, 2018

5:00 PM
5:00 PM

Monday August 20, 2018

10:00 AM
10:00 AM