12 November 2014 “What Does the Future of Human Exploration Hold?” London

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I’m disappointed that I’ll be travelling and therefore have to miss this, but it looks to be a great event.
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NASA lecture: Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan and Chief Technologist David Miller
UCL Public Policy
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 from 14:00 to 15:30 (GMT)
London, United Kingdom

Book now to hear Dr Ellen Stofan (NASA Chief Scientist) and Dr David Miler (NASA Chief Technologist)  discussing the future of human space exploration.

Chaired by Dr Lucie Green, UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

This free lecture will explore the challenges and opportunities for space travel, and the role of science and research over the coming years. Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Ellen Stofan

Dr. Ellen Stofan was appointed NASA chief scientist on August 25, 2013. She was also vice president of Proxemy Research in Laytonsville, Md., and honorary professor in the department of Earth sciences at UCL. Stofan is an associate member of the Cassini Mission to Saturn Radar Team and a co-investigator on the Mars Express Mission’s MARSIS sounder.

David Miller

Dr. David W. Miller was appointed NASA chief technologist on March 17, 2014. He is the agency’s principal advisor and advocate on technology policy and programs.  Dr Miller is also the Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and was the Director of the Space Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lucie Green
Lucie Green is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and a space scientist based at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UCL’s Department of Space and Climate Physics.

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Dr Jill Stuart is an academic based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation. She is a frequent presence in the global media (print, radio, television, documentary) and regularly gives lectures around the world. From 2013-2017 she was Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal Space Policy where she remains on the Editorial Board. She is also on the Board of Advisors of METI International, conducting scientific research into messaging potential extraterrestrial intelligence. She is one of an elite number of people to be endorsed by the UK Home Office as an Exceptional Talent Migrant/ World Leader in her Field. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Award Lecture by the British Science Association in recognition of her cutting edge research. She is trained in both domestic and international mediation and has done consultancy work for the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. She has a sub-specialism in women, peace and security and gender based violence. She is a Trustee of Luton All Women’s Centre.