VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Virtual 3D Technology Helping to Advance Exploration, presented by UTMB

June 30 6.P.M. CT Virtual 3D Technology Helping to Advance Exploration, presented by UTMB On the verge of a new era of space travel, how will astronauts navigate the mental and physical challenges of deep space exploration? Scientists and engineers are using holoportation technology that could mitigate some challenges of

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Skylab to Gateway: Living in Space, presented by UTMB

May 26 6 P.M. CT Skylab to Gateway: Living in Space, presented by UTMB From our first venture living in space with Skylab to building a permanent presence aboard the International Space Station; ingenuity, training and teamwork are essential to the success of any program. Now, as we return to

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – ART AND SCIENCE CONVERGING TO FURTHER HUMANITY

April 21 6.P.M. CT Art and Science Converging to Further Humanity Using your imagination to fuel exploration and discovery is what the nonprofit SciArt Exchange is all about. The success of human space exploration extends beyond technological advancements. Through art we’re enabled to take a broader view and it can

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – The Art of Space Communication

Mar. 28 | 6 p.m. CT The Art of Space Communication Space exploration is fueled by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but it is art that connects us to the mission and translates it into meaningful visual elements. From the choice of shapes, colors, tones, and textures, every aspect of

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Dragonfly: An Overview of NASA’s Mission to Saturn’s Moon

Dragonfly: An Overview of NASA’s Mission to Saturn’s Moon NASA will launch the Dragonfly mission this decade to explore Saturn’s largest Moon, Titan. In this mission a rotorcraft-lander named Dragonfly will explore dozens of locations across the icy world, sampling and measuring the compositions of Titan’s organic surface materials to

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Galactic Herald: How NASA Communicates Space

Right now, NASA is doing amazing things. They are exploring our solar system, looking deeper into the universe with a new, more powerful space telescope, and have had people living in orbit continuously for more than 20 years. How do we know all this? The tireless communicators at NASA are

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Starlab: A Commercial Destination In Space

The first-ever free flying commercial space station will be launching this decade. Nanoracks, in collaboration with Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin, has formed a team to develop the space station, known as Starlab. This will be a continuously crewed commercial platform, dedicated to conducting critical research, fostering industrial activity, and

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Staying Healthy in Extreme Conditions

The five hazards of human spaceflight are radiation, isolation and confinement, distance from Earth, gravity (or lack thereof), and hostile environments. To mitigate these factors, NASA partners with doctors and researchers around the globe, including the doctors at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). They seek to answer questions

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Spaceports: Bringing space to your community

Space is on the cusp of becoming much more accessible. With advancements in reusable space technology, regional spaceports are the next step in helping more companies fly into low Earth orbit. Houston is home to a spaceport at Ellington Airport. What’s the future for these hubs of innovation? How are

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Overcoming the challenges of human space flight

In order to send astronauts further into the cosmos, NASA must solve the challenges of human deep space exploration. NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) has empowered the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) to research and develop innovative approaches to reduce the risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions,

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