HSL News

Wed, 08/24/2022

Hello HSL!

We will be starting up HSL meetings on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 12-1pm.  We will have weekly meetings this semester; the location is TBD (I’ll update once we have a room booked). 

Our Sept. 8 meeting will be informal introductions around the room and planning for the...

Tue, 05/17/2022

Speaker:  Maya Nasr, HSL

Title:  “Policy Framework for Sustainable and Equitable Space Resource Utilization”


This talk proposes a more sustainable and equitable policy framework for space exploration and natural resource...

Tue, 05/10/2022

Speaker:  Jeff Hoffman

Title:  “Space Stories”

Meeting will also be available on Zoom.

Please enter your choice for lunch by 5pm tomorrow on the Google sheet!

Email Liz or Melisa for links.

Tue, 05/10/2022

HSL congratulates our own AeroAstro PhD student Eric Hinterman on the successful defense of his doctoral thesis, "Multi-Objective System Optimization of a Mars Atmospheric ISRU Plant," on May 3.

Eric has been a vital contributor to the MOXIE project participating in MOXIE instrument...

Wed, 04/06/2022

Title: Advances in Development of Seismo Geodetic Ice Penetrator (SGIP)

Speakers:  Michael Brown, Aaron Makikalli, Alex Miller, HSL

Abstract: We aim to develop an air-dropped ice penetrator for evaluating glacial dynamics in the Antarctic’s Ross...

Tue, 03/29/2022

Last minute change of topic: "Pilot Survey Activity" with Alex Forsey-Smerek as our speaker.

Don't forget to add your order for lunch on the Google doc by the end of the day on Wednesday - contact Liz for the link if you don't have er email!

Thu, 03/24/2022

Prof. Larry Young will be awarded the NASA Distiguished Service Medal, which is NASA highest civilian award. Details can be found below. Additional details about the broadcast will be posted here as they become known.

<TL;DR> The ceremony will be broadcast on NASA TV on...

Mon, 03/14/2022

Tuesday, March 15, Noon

Virtual: Register here

View this event on the...

Mon, 03/14/2022

Space Exploration Initiative opportunities and updates for HSL

Ariel Ekblaw, Director | MIT Space Exploration Initiative

Thursday 3/17, 12-1p in Room 33-206.

Tue, 03/08/2022

This week - Lightning Talks: share a piece of recent science news that excites you.

NOTE: Don't forget to place your order for a sandwich on the Google spreadsheet that Liz set up! Orders are due by 5p Wednesday!!