July Luncheon with Bobby Watkins, NASA Director of Human Exploration Development & Operation (HEDO)

When:  Jul 23, 2019 from 11:00 to 12:30 (CT)
Associated with  Greater Huntsville Section

Fellow Members,

You are cordially invited to our July Luncheon (purchase of lunch is not required to attend) with guest speaker Bobby Watkins, NASA Director of Human Exploration Development & Operations Office. As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Moon Landing and the past 50 years of accomplishments, we invite you to join us to hear Mr. Watkin's presentation on the next 50 years of human effort to the Moon, Mars & Beyond. 

Any AIAA Member attending the Seminar can receive credit for one (1) Professional Development Hour.

What: AIAA Greater Huntsville Section - July Luncheon Seminar
When: Tuesday, July 23rd, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm   
Where: Kord Technologies, 635 Discovery Drive NW, Huntsville, AL
Speaker: Bobby Watkins, NASA Director of Human Exploration Development & Operations Office
Topic: The next 50 years of Moon, Mars & Beyond

Speaker Bio:

Bobby Watkins currently serves as the director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Human Exploration Development and Operations (HEDO) Office, managing all human exploration and operations program work except the Space Launch System. 

Watkins' responsibilities include leading MSFC’s role in development of the Habitation Element for the US Habitat Module for NASA’s lunar outpost, Gateway; International Space Station performance of round-the-clock station payload operations; development and sustainment of the station's Environmental Control and Life Support System; MSFC support activities for NASA's Commercial Crew Program and the Orion Launch Abort System; and development and operation of ground support systems for programs and missions.

Watkins has received the 2016 Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive, NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal, NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, Exceptional Service Medal, and several group awards. He also served on NASA’s Astronaut Selection Board in 2009, 2013, and 2017.

Lunch Tickets:
Kathleen's Catering will cater the lunch for the meeting. Click here to purchase lunch tickets.  
Lunch Rates:
AIAA Member: $16
AIAA Student Member: $12
Non-Member: $23
Non-Member (no lunch): $5
AIAA Member (no lunch): FREE***
Kord Technologies Employee (no lunch): FREE***
*** RSVP by emailing distribution@hsv-aiaa.org so we can add you to the attendance roster.

For US citizens purchasing lunch, no additional RSVP is necessary.
For US Citizens not purchasing lunch, please RSVP to distribution@hsv-aiaa.org by Sunday July 21st.
Non-US citizens must RSVP to distribution@hsv-aiaa.org by Tuesday, July 16th. Any late RSVPs will not be allowed to attend the luncheon per Kord Technologies policy.



Kord Technologies
635 Discovery DR NW
Huntsville, AL 35806