AIAA-SD: Lessons Learned from the Hexagon KH-9 Reconnaissance Satellite Program by Phil Pressel

When:  Dec 5, 2019 from 5:30 AM to 9:00 AM (PT)
Associated with  San Diego Section
You are invited to a rare technical presentation about the inner workings
of the Hexagon KH-9 reconnaissance satellite.  Phil Pressel has over 50
years experience designing space and ground based optical reconnaissance
instruments.  Based on his 30 years experience with the manufacturer of the
Hexagon KH-9 camera system, Perkin-Elmer, he will give a detailed,
behind-the-scenes account of designing the most complex mechanical device
ever flown in space, the KH-9 camera system, one of the most powerful
reconnaissance cameras ever built.

 Thursday, Dec 5, 2019
 5:30 - 6:00 PM   Registration,  No Host Bar Social
 6:00 - 7:00 PM   Buffet Dinner
 7:00 - 9:00 PM   Technical Presentation

 Students with valid ID:  $5
 AIAA Students with valid ID:  Free
 AIAA Members:  $12
 Non-Members:  $15

 Dinner and Parking included

 Guests should reserve a place online at the following link.

 Point of contact is Joel Perez, 760-285-2018,


Filippi's Pizza Grotto, Kearney Mesa
5353 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego, CA 92123