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Monday, September 23
UD Speaker Series event with Dr. Stephen K. Robinson
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom
Cost: Free

An Astronaut's Perspective on Human Spaceflight—Past, Present, and Future

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Stephen Robinson spent 37 years at NASA, where he served as a technician, research scientist, manager, engineer, and astronaut. During his 17 years as a NASA Astronaut, Dr. Robinson flew on four space shuttle missions, including three spacewalks, visited the ISS twice, trained as a Cosmonaut in Star City, Russia, and has extensive expertise in spacecraft systems, human/systems integration, operational safety, space robotics, aerodynamics, and fluid physics. Robinson is now a professor in the UC Davis Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. He also directs the UC Davis Center for Human-Systems Engineering, where students pursue research in Human Spaceflight, Aviation Safety, Human/Automation/Robotic Integration, Human Performance, Automation and Control, and CubeSat and UAV applications.

Dr. Robinson is an active pilot, an artist, and a musician – he currently plays with the mostly-astronaut band Bandella, and the all-astronaut rock band, Max Q.

For additional information or special accommodations, please contact the office of the provost at 937-229-2245. Event is free and open to the public. No tickets required, but seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking is available in B and C lots only. Parking in any other campus lot requires a permit.

Contact Information:
Name: UD Speaker Series
Phone: 937-229-2245