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Dawgs in Space: UGA’s Spectral Ocean Color Launch

October 2 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WE’RE HEADED INTO SPACE!

 

Join UGA for an OUT OF THIS WORLD experience as the UGA Small Satellite Research Lab partners with NASA to launch a student-built satellite into space. That’s right, Bulldogs are taking their commitment to solving grand challenges all the way to the International Space Station – and you can join in this historic moment right from your living room.

 

We’ll see you there in … 3 … 2 … 1 …

 

Hosted by: University of Georgia Alumni Association, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering

 

Access Code: SSRL2020

 

EVENT TIMELINEThursday, October 1st

Pre-show 7:00-8:00 PM EDT, Interactive Panel 8:00-9:00 PM EDT, LIVE 9:00 PM EDT– Join us for as much of the program as you’d like!

 

7:00 PM EDT – Welcome    

Alan T. Dorsey, UGA Dean of Franklin College

Don Leo, UGA Dean of Engineering

 

7:10 PM EDT – Event Overview

Roger Hunter (BS ’78), Program Manager, NASA Small Spacecraft Technology

7:15 PM EDT–  Briefing on the Antares Resupply Missions to the ISS NG-14

Joyce Winterton, USIP Wallops Flight Facility Mission Management

Shannon Fitzpatrick, Chief, WFF Range and Mission Management Office

Ricky Arnold, Astronaut

David Cotten, Assistant Research Scientist in Geography, Associate Director of the Small Satellite Research Lab

 

8:15 PM EDT – Introduction of Live Interactive Panel                                             

David Lee, UGA VP of Research

Jack Hu, UGA Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

 

8:20 PM EDT – Interactive Panel on importance of mission

Moderators:

Alexandria Lin, current SSRL student, MOCI Systems Engineer

Justin Heimerl, current SSRL student, Lab Hardware Lead

 

Roger Hunter, Program Manager, NASA Small Spacecraft Technology

Deepak Mishra, UGA Professor & Associate Head of Geography and Principal Investigator of SPOC and Director, Small Satellite Research Lab

Fred Beyette, School Chair of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering

David Cotten, Assistant Research Scientist in Geography, Associate Director of the Small Satellite Research Lab

Hollis Neel (BS ’17), former UGA SPOC student

Katie Summey (BSCSE ’19), former UGA SPOC student

Adam King (BS’19), former UGA SPOC student

 

9:00 PM EDT – Special Welcome                             

Alexandria Lin, SPOC student

Jere W. Morehead, UGA President

 

9:05 PM EDT – Join NASA TV LIVE                           

Roger Hunter, Program Manager, NASA Small Spacecraft Technology

 

The launch will take place at 9:16 PM EDT

Details

Date:
October 2
Time:
9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:

Details

Date:
October 2
Time:
9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:

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