EECS Lecture Series

  • Vanderbilt University

    Solar sail is secondary payload on 2018 Orion flight – NASA PI

    Instead of looking at space atmosphere as a toxic vacuum, look at it as an asset, said Les Johnson, who handed a silver 4-inch square of solar sail material as light as small bird’s feather to an audience member. As the piece of sail traveled through a standing-room-only crowd in… Read More

    Nov. 6, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sailing into space may take us to stars – NASA author

    Instead of looking at space atmosphere as a toxic vacuum, look at it as an asset, said Les Johnson, who handed a silver 4-inch square of solar sail material as light as small bird’s feather to an audience member. As the piece of sail traveled through a standing-room-only crowd in… Read More

    Nov. 2, 2015