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Aeronautics and Astronautics Centennial Symposium October 22-24, 2014

• MIT Alumni Association

The high point of the Centennial Celebration is the Symposium featuring illustrious names in aerospace reflecting on past achievement, celebrating today's innovative research and education, and offering their perspectives on what lies ahead.

The MIT Alumni Association is sponsoring a webcast of this symposium, featuring: A panel with Apollo astronauts:
Buzz Aldrin ScD '63; Karol Bobko; Vance Brand; Philip Chapman, SM '64, ScD '67; Michael Collins; Walter Cunningham; Charles Duke SM '64; and Russell Schweickart '56, SM '63.

MIT alumni and faculty speakers:
Maria Zuber, Vice President for Research and E.A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics; Sanjay Sarma Director of Digital Learning and Professor of Mechanical Engineering; and Karen Willcox SM '96, PhD '00, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Student presentations and Q&As with MIT Alumni

Shuttle and International Space Station Astronauts

Closing Address with Elon Musk, entrepreneur, inventor CEO/CTO of SpaceX, and Chief Product Architect of Tesla Motors.

Wednesday Oct. 22 -
Friday Oct. 24


Free but pre-registration is required.

Click here to see the detailed schedule

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