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    Future of Mars Exploration

    Panelists talked about sending the first humans to Mars by 2030, and the challenges presented not only by the science involved, but also a changing NASA budget. The panelists said that NASA could…

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    Sending Humans to Mars

    Charles Bolden talked about sending the first humans to Mars and the difficulties NASA would face. NASA Administrator Bolden said humans would have to become a multi-planet species in order…

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    Mars Exploration

    Panelists talked about the importance of science and technology education in fulfilling NASA’s goal of putting humans on Mars in the upcoming two decades.

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    Mars Science Discoveries

    James Garvin talked about Mars science discoveries and the future of robotic space programs. He said that research of rock sediment on Mars had proven that the planet was, at one time,…

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    Mars Exploration, Buzz Aldrin Remarks

    Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin talked about the possibility of human exploration of Mars. He detailed what the U.S. needs to do in order to be a leader in space exploration.

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    Human/Robotic Mars Precursor Missions

    NASA officials spoke about the future of the space program and efforts to send a manned mission to Mars. They focused on NASA’s planned asteroid retrieval mission along with technical and…

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    Charles Bolden Remarks

    Charles Bolden spoke at a Mars exploration summit. He talked about how a manned mission to Mars would be a significant step forward in human space exploration, and what Congress and the…

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    Mars Science Mission Update

    Panelists talked about the major technical, scientific and policy-related challenges that needed to be overcome in order to send humans to Mars by 2030. They responded to questions from the…

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    Lessons Learned from Space Shuttle Columbia

    Panelists talked about the lessons learned from the Columbia Space Shuttle tragedy ten years later. Speakers included retired Admiral Hal Gehman, who chaired the accident investigation board, and Wayne Hale,…

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    Technical Lessons Learned from Space Shuttle Columbia

    Former NASA Astronauts talked about changes made to testing and safety procedures on future shuttle missions as a result of the Space Shuttle Columbia accident. Pamela Melroy, former astronaut…

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    Management Lessons Learned from Space Shuttle Columbia

    Panelists talked about lessons learned from the Space Shuttle Columbia accident from a management perspective. Panelists included William Parsons, a former Space Shuttle Program manager tasked with…

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    Columbia Accident Investigation Board

    NASA officials who investigated the Space Shuttle Columbia accident talked about the process of investigating the accident and the discoveries made during the investigation. They also talked…

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    Space Shuttle Columbia Recovery Operation

    David King and Scott Horowitz, the officials who led NASA’s recovery effort after the Space Shuttle Columbia explosion talked about their operation at an event marking the tenth anniversary of the disaster.…

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    Future of NASA

    Joseph Dyer spoke at a conference held on the 10th anniversary of the February 1, 2003, Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. He said America has become too risk averse when it comes to space flight and warned…

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