HSL News

Thu, 11/07/2019

"More Than Pretty Pictures”

Speaker:  Felice Frankel

Science photographer and  research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the department of Chemical Engineering with additional support from Mechanical Engineering. She joined...

Mon, 11/04/2019

“The Case for Space: How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up a Future of Limitless Possibility.” 

Dr. Robert Zubrin

Robert Zubrin is President of Pioneer Astronautics, an aerospace R&D company located in Lakewood, Colorado. He is also the founder...

Thu, 10/31/2019

Microbiology in Microgravity: An MIT-Portugal Suborbital Payload Experiment

Lígia Fonseca Coelho: PhD Student, Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, Portugal
Manuel Almeida: PhD Student, Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in...

Thu, 10/24/2019

Prof. Jeff Hoffman
Director of the HSL

“Latest News from the International Space Medicine Summit and the IAC”

All HSL students who attended the IAC should be prepared to share one interesting item that they picked up at IAC.

Wed, 10/23/2019

Prof. Dava Newman talks to The Verge after NASA's first all-woman space walk (about time!). She discusses why the event took so long to occur and how her new suit ideas are fundamentally different from current suit designs.

Tue, 10/22/2019

Celena Dopart finished her Masters degree in the HSL (then MVL) and has since moved to Boeing where she is working on the Starliner. Read more at the MIT Alumni news page.

Tue, 09/17/2019

HSL Meeting

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
10am
Room 33-218

Speakers:

Jeff Hoffman
“Update on MOXIE”

And

Dava Newman
“Update on Research Activities”

Tue, 07/30/2019

HSL Seminar: Brandon Leshchinskiy, HSL Graduate Student (Noon, 8/2, 33-206)

"Don't Mess with Mother - The Science, Economics, and Politics of Climate Change"

Brandon Leshchinskiy
HSL Graduate Student

Abstract: EarthDNA is creating...

Thu, 07/18/2019

Want to learn more about Prof. Jeff Hoffman, co-Director of the HSL and how he got to space? Here is a short video produced by WGBH as part of their celebration  of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing...

Link:...

Mon, 07/15/2019

Human Systems Lab (HSL) Seminar: Dr. Scott Bolton (4 p.m., 7/18, 33-206)

"The New Jupiter as revealed by Juno"

Dr. Scott Bolton
Associate Vice President
...