March 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Main Library, Auditorium
Instructor: Charles Finnegan
This presentation covers the overview and mission of the upcoming NASA Space Launch System (SLS). The eventual goal of SLS is to take humans to Mars.
We learn about:
- rocket architecture, its stages, overall design concept, and developmental status.
- the first two SLS flights and their mission objectives.
- challenges for a human Mars mission.