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Space Science in San Antonio

Spacecraft hardware designed, developed, and built in San Antonio is now orbiting several planets including Venus, Earth, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter, flying by comets and asteroids, and speeding past Pluto into the Kuiper Belt.  This presentation will cover several of these unmanned space exploration and scientific discovery missions.  In addition to an overview of these past missions, the speaker will provide additional details on two recent missions: Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) and Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS).

This presentation will be webcast.  Contact the meeting organizer for instructions on participating in the webcast.  (

In recognition of Engineers Week, free pizza will be served to those attending this meeting.  Please register to reserve your meal.

Date and Time


  • Southwest Research Institute
    P.O. Drawer 28510
    San Antonio, Texas
    United States 78228-0510
  • Building: 189
  • Room Number: Video Teleconference Room


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  • No Admission Charge
  • Registration begins 18 January 2017 12:00 AM
  • Registration closes 21 February 2017 12:00 AM
  • All times are US/Central
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Director, Department of Space Instrumentation of Southwest Research Institute


Space Science in San Antonio

Event Date: 
Tue, 2017-02-21

Field of Interest

“The field of interest shall be the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments. These systems include but are not limited to navigation, avionics, mobile electric power and electronics, radar, sonar, telemetry, military, law-enforcement, automatic test, simulators, and command and control."


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