Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Nahum Melamed on Asteroid Interception

  • 1.  Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Nahum Melamed on Asteroid Interception

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    Hello all!

    The University of Michigan AIAA Student Branch is hosting Dr. Nahum Melamed for a lecture on asteroid interception virtually via Zoom!

    Join us on Thursday, October 22nd at 7:00 pm ET (4:00 PT), for the lecture. Dr. Melamed is a project leader in the Embedded Control Systems Department in the Guidance and Control Subdivision at The Aerospace Corporation and the topic of his presentation will be Applying GN&C Solutions to the Problem of Asteroid Interception for Planetary Defense!

    With The Aerospace Corporation, Dr. Melamed validates and certifies the flight software and mission parameters for the Delta IV launch vehicles, and conducts planetary defense technical and policy studies. He earned a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech.

    If you are interested, please sign up here for an estimate on the number of attendees. We hope to see you there!

    When: Thursday, 22 October 2020, lecture from 7:00 - 8:15pm EDT

    Zoom link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/99874108053

    Why: Hear about GNC applications for planetary defense!

    Jimmy Stieber
    Chair | U of M AIAA Student Branch