Agenda for Centennial Challenges Technical Symposium
 
Thursday, February 25, 2010
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
NASA Headquarters Auditorium
300 E St. SW, Washington DC
West Lobby – (no badging required)

TimeTopicSpeaker
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Introduction Andrew Petro
Manager, Centennial Challenges
9:15 - 10:10 Lunar Lander Dave Masten, Masten Space Systems
Will Pomerantz, X Prize Foundation
Kris Romig, NASA Johnson Space Center
10:15 - 11:10 Astronaut Glove Peter Homer, Flagsuit, LLC
Ted Southern, Final Frontier Design
Alan Hayes, Volanz Aerospace Inc.
Dick Watson, NASA Johnson Space Center
11:15 - 12:10 p.m. Regolith Excavation Paul Ventimiglia, Paul’s Robotics
Todd Mendenhall, Terra Engineering
Valerie Mendenhall, Team Braundo
Nick Pelster, CSE&WI
12:10 - 1:15 Lunch  
1:15 - 1:30 Remarks Robert Braun, NASA Chief Technologist
1:30 - 2:25 Power Beaming Tom Nugent, Jordin Kare, LaserMotive
Brian Turner, Kansas City Space Pirates
Ben Shelef, Spaceward Foundation
2:30 - 2:55 Strong Tether Ben Shelef, Spaceward Foundation
Steve Steiner, Delta X (tentative)
Peter Lillehei, Langley Research Center
3:00 - 3:55 Green Flight Brien Seeley, CAFE Foundation
Jean Wolfe, NASA Headquarters
Mark More, Langley Research Center
4:00 - 4:30 Conclusion Andrew Petro
Manager, Centennial Challenges