The Intrepid Space Museum is hosting a new installment of its Virtual Astronomy Live program in which NASA engineers and scientists explain the new technology that will make space exploration possible. The event is completely virtual and will run from 3 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, November 20. Viewers can watch the live stream from the museum. Twitch, Facebook And youtube,
NASA’s Technology Demonstration Mission (TDM) is working to make deep space exploration a reality through the technological advancements needed to continue the conquest of space. This includes making space missions safer, commercial and government space missions, proof-of-concept testing, flight testing of these new technologies and much more.
The event is hosted by John “Das” Galloway, creator of Kerala Space Academy and Vectors Virtual Field Trips, known for creating interactive videos and games to bring science and space knowledge to everyone. Special guest speakers include Tavanya Laughinghouse, Trudy Cortes, program manager for the Technology Demonstration Mission, and Program Director of Technology Demonstration for the Space Technology Mission Directorate. The two will touch on both NASA’s TDM program and what it means for the future and the challenges now overcome by innovation.
The discussion will be moderated by Alicia Segal, creator of Public Events in Fear, which blends science and scientific history with engaging artistic and interactive content.
fearless The Sea, Air and Space Museum is housed on the aircraft carrier of its namesake, fearless. Through in-person educational and online programming, exhibitions, and its technology collection—the museum brings life to the land beyond for all.
Virtual Astronomy Live is hosted by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, a NASA cooperative agreement through the New York Space Grant Consortium and the New York State Council on the Arts.
For more information and to reserve a spot, visit eventbrite.com,