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    Title

    "Can you believe they put a man on the moon?"

    Description

    This technical session welcomes papers focusing on all aspects of the development and preparation for the man arrival on the Moon in 1969. The session seeks papers on topics including but not limited to: technology & scientific aspects (developments, results, spin-offs, etc); reflection on the impacts (political, cultural and societal); contributions from non - US countries and Russia Moon program.

    Date

    2018-10-05

    Time

    14:45

    Room

    CCB Roselius

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Dr. John Charles, NASA Human Research Program, United States;

    • Rapporteur: Mr. Christophe Rothmund, Airbus Safran Launchers, France;

    • Rapporteur: Mr. Hannes Mayer, Karl Franzens Universität Graz, Austria;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    6

    14:45

    Once We Went to the Moon Why, and What Can We Learn from the Experience?

    15

    withdrawn

    Dr. John M. Logsdon

    Space Policy Institute, George Washington University

    United States

    7

    15:00

    NASA's struggle to find a focus in 1958, the origin of the 1961 Moon Landing goal and the fight for its acceptance within the scientific and engineering fraternity 1957-1962.

    15

    Dr. David Baker

    United Kingdom

    8

    15:15

    Presidents as Rational Actors: NASA and the Moon

    15

    confirmed

    Ms. Jennifer Lauren Napier

    Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

    Austria

    9

    15:30

    The beginning of the Space Age: was it just a race? Space scientists, administrators, diplomats and scientific conferences between 1958 and 1970

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. Piero Messina

    European Space Agency (ESA)

    France

    10

    15:45

    Why some people just won't believe it? Socio-cultural origins of Moon landing conspiracy theories.

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. Alfredas Buiko

    Vilnius University

    Lithuania

    11

    16:00

    "The Dish" was Not the Whole Story: Australia’s Role in Apollo Television from the Lunar Surface

    15

    confirmed

    Ms. Kerrie Dougherty

    Australia

    12

    16:15

    Going to the moon: how the past drew the future

    15

    withdrawn

    Ms. Helena Correia Mendonça

    Vieira de Almeida & Associados

    Portugal

    13

    16:30

    The Moon Landing as a worldwide case of Pop Science

    15

    confirmed

    Ms. Maria Giulia Andretta

    Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna

    Italy