iSPACE K-12 Summer Camp

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM on the 14th of June, 2010
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iSPACE invites YOU to sign on as a crew member and take part in an incredible summer experience. Ignite your imagination as YOU build and program robots, discover the "ups and downs" of living and working in space, experience the thrill of building and launching radical rockets, encounter exciting engineering endeavors, and more!

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Lunch-n-Learn with Dr. Robert Schafrik

  • 11:45 AM
  • 1:00 PM on the 11th of June, 2010
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Interested in learning how to accelerate the innovation process when it comes to aerospace materials? Come hear how Robert Schafrik is achieving this in the jet engine business! Bob is the General Manager of the Materials and Process Engineering Department at GE Aviation, and will be presenting "Innovations in Aerospace Materials and Manufacturing Process Development". This should be a great event, so come out and join us!

2010 AIAA Fellows and Awards Gala

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This photograph was taken at the 2010 AIAA Fellows Dinner and Awards Gala in Washington D.C. on May 11th and 12th. People are, from left to right, Sivaram Gogineni (Director, AIAA Region III), Alec Gallimore (Univ. of Michigan), Tom Corke (Univ. of Notre Dame), Doug Allen (Schafer Corp.), Woodrow Whitlow (NASA Glenn), and Michael Heil (Ohio Aerospace Institute).

Col Wissler Lunch-n-Learn

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Col Wissler highlights AFRL's capabilities-based investments and shows how four specific technology programs fit into those capabilities. Specifically, he discusses micro air vehicles, hypersonics flight experiments with the Australians, structurally integrated apertures, and cooperative operations and control of UAVs for urban ISR.

Explosion in space

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Slow motion video of the chaos of a latex balloon burst at 93,000 ft. Lighting effects are caused by the dynamics of the package rotating relative to the sun. The blackness of space can be seen, as this happened above 99% of the Earth’s atmosphere. Video from the payload of an experiment launched by the Wright State University High Altitude Balloon team. More info at:

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