Electronic Systems Society
“An Overview of the Curiosity
Date: November 01, 2012, Full Buffet 6:30 PM / Program 7:00 PM
Our society meetings are open to all interested in attending ($5 for IEEE members and $10 for non-members). Our meetings start at 6:30 PM with a social, networking period with full buffet, followed by the program at 7:00 PM. Please mark your calendars and be sure to attend our very informative programs.
Speaker: Mr. Calvin H. Seaman,
Mars has fascinated humans since ancient times.
The planet is one of our closest neighbors, and many spacecraft have been
sent to explore Mars, yet much of Martian history remains unknown – most
significantly, the water history of Mars and whether living organisms ever
existed on the surface. The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Calvin Seaman has over 30 years’ experience in the aerospace industry, with the United States Air Force (4 yrs), the Lockheed Martin Corporation (2 yrs), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (25 yrs). A major portion of his career has been dedicated to mission design, unique Extravehicular Activity (EVA) tool development, and astronaut training to support the repair and servicing of the Space Shuttle and various space-based satellites such as the Hubble Space Telescope and the Russian Mir Space Station. In addition, Cal has designed numerous EVA interfaces aboard the International Space Station (ISS), and served for six years as the NASA-ISS Technical Liaison to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, located in Tsukuba*, Japan.
(* Tsukuba is pronounced “scuba.”)
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