The HSL Sherry Award is given every year to the HSL member who exemplifies the Sherry Modestino's spirit of controbuting to the work and spirit of the lab. Sady, Sherry pass away earlier this year, but you can read a short memorial to her at thiis link:...
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The Mars 2020 Rover: an overview of the mission and a description of the Jezero Crater landing site
Speaker: Eric Hinterman, HSL PhD candidate
Abstract: The Mars 2020 rover is launching to Mars in July, 2020 and will land on Mars...
Scientific Physical and Operations Characterization (SPOC) – Assessing Operator Kinematics and Injury Risk in situ using State-of-the-art IMU-based Motion Capture Techniques
Tim McGrath, HSL PhD candidate
Earth’s Vital Signs Revealed: A View from Space for Action on Earth
Professor Dava Newman, Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics
Recent space science missions include reaching Pluto and Jupiter, the discovery of thousands of exoplanets, and...
Prof. Jeff Hoffman, HSL Director
Topic: Discussion of new space health issues coming from the International Space Medicine Summit
Please read attached short paper about a new problem.
After that, Jeff would like to have a discussion about the content of lab meetings for next...
"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...
“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...
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...
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.
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