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Scuttle Befriend to the Future with NASA at Comicpalooza 2024

NASA Space Technology

Absorb an exquisite time your pop-culture fandom and expose basically the most fashionable science, skills, and discoveries of human spaceflight and exploration with NASA’s Johnson Dwelling Center at Comicpalooza 2024 from Might well perchance 24 to 26 at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Have interaction with a utterly immersive NASA veil, contact the perfect mobile Moon rock on the planet, be a a part of common panels, meet a NASA astronaut, scientists, and consultants, and listen to about NASA’s plans for human exploration to the Moon and Mars.

NASA’s Johnson Dwelling Center booth and ordinary panel stage is in Hall A of George R. Brown Convention Center! End by to teach with NASA consultants and scientists from the Extravehicular Recount and Human Surface Mobility (EHP) Program, Exploration Architecture, Integration, and Science Directorate, Human Health and Performance Directorate, and STEM engagement applications.

Fans can take photos with moderately numerous list ops and artifacts including a rotund-dimension set up of living suit, take the controls of a Lunar Terrain Car (LTV) in a cutting-edge simulator, and scrape how astronauts are practising and getting willing to return to the Moon.

All times confirmed below are Central.

Pattern of Lunar Base Camp

Friday, Might well perchance 24, 3:30 p.m.

Be a part of NASA scientists as we destroy down the event of a Lunar Base Camp with future Artemis Missions.


  • Ian Galloway, Techniques Engineer, Avionics Sub-Gadget Supervisor for Pressurized Rover
  • Ben Sim, Techniques Engineer, Avionics Sub-Gadget Supervisor for Pressurized Rover

Driving On the Moon One Day
Friday, Might well perchance 24, 5 p.m.

Preview basically the most fashionable skills and partnerships that can plot the following mobility techniques on the Moon!


  • Tim Hall, EHP Strategic Communications Supervisor
  • Michael Interbartolo, Engineering Integration Lead for Pressurized Rover Crew

One other One Bites the Mud: Lunar Mud, Hardware Injury, and Why It Matters on the Moon
Saturday, Might well perchance 25, 11 a.m.

Learn from lunar mud mitigation engineers and scientists as they discuss referring to the hazards of engaged on the Moon, what took set up of living all the blueprint throughout the Apollo missions, and what they thought to attain about hardware damage, which threatens their efforts to attend astronauts safe and build certain that mission success.


  • Brian Troutman, Human Landing Gadget Crew Compartment Lunar Mud Mitigation Self-discipline Lead
  • Amy Fritz, Gateway Intravehicular Recount (IVA) Mud Gadget Supervisor
  • Josh Litofsky, Crew Co IVA Mud Gadget Supervisor
  • Jackie Shadowy, Crew Co IVA Mud Gadget Supervisor

Meet NASA Astronaut Marcos Berríos
Saturday, Might well perchance 25, 12:30 p.m.

Hear NASA astronaut Marcos Berríos’ lumber to turning into an astronaut and the pleasure of the style forward for human spaceflight! Following his presentation, Marcos will meet and pose for photos with fans!

Marcos Gabriel Berríos used to be chosen by NASA to affix the 2021 astronaut candidate class. He reported for responsibility in January 2022. The Air Power test pilot holds a bachelor’s stage in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Abilities, and a grasp’s stage in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford College. Born in Fortress Campbell, Tennessee, Berríos considers Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, to be his place of initiating. An experienced pilot, Berríos has accumulated extra than 110 fight missions and 1,400 hours of flight time in extra than 21 diversified airplane.

Technically Gleaming, The Solely Roughly Gleaming: What Hollywood Gets Just (and Irascible) About Dwelling Exploration
Saturday, Might well perchance 25, 1:30 p.m.

Tune in for a enjoyable discussion about what Hollywood gets upright (and depraved) about NASA and set up of living exploration. We’ll part a pair of of our current examples and what we attain at NASA along the manner!


  • Brian Troutman, Human Landing Gadget Crew Compartment Lunar Mud Mitigation Self-discipline Lead
  • Scott Stokes, Integration Companies and products Supervisor
  • Amy Fritz, Aerospace Flight Techniques
  • Todd Fox, Active Thermal Preserve an eye on Sub-Gadget Supervisor
  • Robert Howard, Human/Machine Techniques
  • Michael Interbartolo, Engineering Integration Lead for Pressurized Rover Crew

Why Is It So Laborious to Acquire to Mars?

Saturday, Might well perchance 25, 3:30 p.m.

Mars looks so shut, yet to this level away. Be a part of our discussion on why it is so advanced to bag to the “Pink Planet” and what technologies and techniques NASA is increasing to compose this plot.


  • Mike Rodriggs, Automation and Robotics Techniques

Landing on the Moon
Saturday, Might well perchance 25, 5 p.m.

A flurry of lunar landings took set up of living in the 60s and 70s, but following Luna 24 in 1976, there had been no successful soft landings till Chang’e 3 in 2013. These days now we have considered a necessary carry in lunar landings with many extra deliberate. Why does landing on the Moon remain a difficulty? What are the future plans for added lunar landings and how will that enable future lunar actions?


  • Ron Sostaric, Aerospace Car Manufacture and Mission Analyst
  • Jenny Gruber, Operations Integration Department Chief

World Dwelling Self-discipline MIMIC – Gaze the Mini Self-discipline Work Precise-Time

Saturday, Might well perchance 25, 6 p.m.

Learn from set up of living engineers and educators about this thrilling 1:100 scale 3D printed, robotic mannequin of the World Dwelling Self-discipline that syncs to live telemetry streaming from the true set up of living site in real-time. It’s start supply and makes divulge of familiar STEM substances bask in Arduino and Raspberry Pi and used to be designed to be constructed by students and set up of living geeks in all places!


  • Bryan Murphy, Associate Chief Engineer, World Dwelling Self-discipline and Deep Dwelling Exploration

My NASA Account
Sunday, Might well perchance 26, 11:30 a.m.

What does it take to originate a occupation at NASA’s Johnson Dwelling Center? Learn from our panelists and build standpoint on how they bought to where they’re nowadays and what their jobs look bask in day-to-day!


  • Krishna Kapadia, Gateway Machine and Recordsdata Integration
  • Margaret Kennedy, Human Health and Performance Techniques Engineer
  • Ashley Craig, Gateway Human Components Engineer
  • Dillyn Mumme, Operations Planner in World Dwelling Self-discipline Mission Planning & Flight Activities Officer in Gateway Mission Planning

Artemis Overview
Sunday, Might well perchance 26, 1 p.m.

Artemis is NASA’s new lunar exploration program, which entails landing the necessary girl and first person of color on the Moon. Thru the Artemis missions, NASA will divulge new skills to be taught referring to the Moon in new and better ways and prepare for human missions to Mars.


  • Roland Martinez, Technical Management
  • Kathryn Hilton, Pressurized Rover SE&I Lead
  • James Geffre Orion Car Integration Supervisor
  • Elisa Riveria, flight fabricate and integration crew

Tesla Coil Demonstration
Sunday, Might well perchance 26, 2 p.m.

Ride the electrifying spectacle of a Tesla coil demonstration where science meets superhero magic in a exquisite veil of lightning and sound.


  • Ryan Ogilvie, Pattern Engineer, Dwelling Suite Deepest Lifestyles Enhance Gadget Crew

Blueprint Artemis: LIVE!
Sunday, Might well perchance 26, 3 p.m.

Construct you perceive NASA wants artists? Be a part of a NASA panel of consultants and “plot along” as we discuss humanity’s voyage lend a hand to the Moon, the foremost operate art plays in exploration, and be taught referring to the otherworldly environment of the Moon’s South Pole. Our featured artist will be Be aware cyststhe prolific art educator in the lend a hand of the loved 80s and 90s TV presentations, “The Secret Metropolis,” “Blueprint Squad,” and “Imagination Self-discipline.” Learn to plot a fleet of sophisticated set up of living hardware that can take us on Artemis missions – reminiscent of the manner NASA engineers and technicians sketched out early ideas for spacesuits, rockets, spaceships, flooring techniques, and orbiting platforms that have allowed us to explore diversified worlds. Pencil, paper, and handouts will be equipped!


  • Jack Moore, NASA Neighborhood Engagement
  • Patricia Moore, Communications Strategist, Exploration Techniques Pattern Mission Directorate
  • Daniel O’Neal, Graphic Dressmaker, Exploration Techniques Pattern Mission Directorate
  • Be aware Kistler, Artist

Used to Perfection: The Art of Aging and Weathering Props for Yarn Depth
Sunday, Might well perchance 26, 4 p.m.

Attain your cosplay and props look too pristine? Stage up your creations with skilled techniques that add that perfect contact of authenticity, the divulge of funds-pleasant and simply accessible offers and techniques. Dive into the art of distressing and spirited detailing to attain a weathered, practical appearance that imbues your props with character and history. Be a part of us for an interactive panel and customized steering from seasoned propmaster, Adam Burnett, to add realistic flair to your current props.


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