SpaceTalk by Dr. Moriba Jah Director for Computational Astronautical Sciences and Technologies (CAST)

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Society for Space Education, Research and Development (SSERD) welcomes you all to the Space Talk Initiative, wherein we bring the resourceful people from various Space backgrounds to share their knowledge and answer the curious questions of Space Enthusiasts.

Speaker: Dr. Moriba Jah, Space Environmentalist, Engineer and Entrepreneur

Topic: Space Safety, Security, and Sustainability: Some Salient Challenges

Space Talk Details:
Date: 04/07/2020, Saturday
Time: 06:30 – 7:30 pm IST
Location: At your homes. (Space talk is Online)

Open for everyone!

Speakers Bio

Moriba Jah is the director for Computational Astronautical Sciences and Technologies (CAST), a group within the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Lead for the Space Security and Safety Program at the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law. Moriba came to UT Austin by way of the Air Force Research Laboratory and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory prior to that, where he was a Spacecraft Navigator on a handful of Mars missions. Moriba is a Fellow of multiple organizations: TED, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), American Astronautical Society (AAS), International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS), Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). He has served on the US delegation to the United Nations Committee On Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN-COPUOS), is an elected Academician of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), and has testified to congress on his work as related to Space Situational Awareness and Space Traffic Management. He’s an Associate Editor of the Elsevier Advances in Space Research journal, and serves on multiple committees: IAA Space Debris, AIAA Astrodynamics, IAF Astrodynamics, and IAF Space Security.

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