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Unformatted text preview: 16.682 The Aerospace Industry April 27 Class Special Guest: Prof. Daniel Hastings Agenda • Seminar “End Game” – Journals due Thursday to Barbara Lechner or electronically – Interviews planned for May 4-6. Sign up today – Class feedback • Hard copy form bring to interview • On-line version - will receive e-mail. • Special guest: Prof Daniel Hastings Agenda Continued • 3:15 - 3:55 “What is the Value proposition for human space flight” • 3:55- 4:05 - Break • 4:05 - 4:40 - Discuss remaining articles – Will Charc perform better than aircraft? – Why will IMMARSAT 3 pay off when Iridium hasn’t? • 4:40-4:55 - The Lean Academy • Muddy cards Value Proposition for Human Space Exploration - I • Student replies - Prof Hastings assessment • Value of science delivered will be superior to robotics - maybe. • Future of engineering and science - invest in NSF • Spinoffs - medical, velcro effect - relies on serendipity. Maybe. • Bolster space access launch market - not enough launches to be a driver. • Human experience from those who were there - does it inspire John Q Public? Astronauts are motivational. But it is worth the investment?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course AERO 16.810 taught by Professor Olivierdeweck during the Winter '07 term at MIT.

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