What secrets are hidden beneath Jupiter’s veil of clouds and massive storms? Can exploration of Jupiter reveal the origins of water and life on Earth?
Join us 6-9pm Monday 9 May 2011 at Hotel Beacon NYC, Broadway Room, 2130 Broadway (74th/ 75th Sts.), New York, NY 10023. Light refreshments, videos, speakers, discussion.
Videos: TEDxSanJoseCA – Jeff Greason – “Rocket Scientist: Making Space Pay and Having Fun Doing It”
Jeff Greason has devoted his life to creating and managing innovative technical project teams at XCOR Aerospace, Rotary Rocket Company (RRC), and Intel Corporation. Time magazine named Jeff as one of their “Inventors of the Year” for his team’s work on the EZ- Rocket in 2002. He is the president and co-founder of XCOR; leading an engineering team that has developed 11 different long life, highly reusable, liquid-fueled rocket engines.
Anil Ananthaswamy takes us to some of the most remote and silent places on Earth, where giant telescopes and detectors are looking for clues to the workings of the universe.
Each TEDxMidTownNY program features 2 live speakers, and 2 presentations from http://www.TED.com, opening with light refreshments and networking and followed by discussion with our speakers and the audience.
TEDxMidTownNY takes place about 6 times a year at the Hotel Beacon NYC and is sponsored by the Space Frontier Foundation. 9 May’s event is cosponsored by NASA.
Reservations are encouraged. Advance tickets are available now: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/174268. Tickets go on sale at the door beginning at 6:00pm the evening of the event. Tickets are $20 general admission and $5 for students with i.d. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
New York, New York, 10023