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Highlights of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Prof. Moe Win
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: N/A


A series of lectures on the activities of the department will cover areas of interest in research, with oral presentations, films and/or demos and examples.
Contact: Marie Stuppard, 33-208, x3-2279, mas@mit.edu
Sponsor: Aeronautics and Astronautics

Research Frontiers in Aerospace Networks
Eytan Modiano
Thu Jan 8, 02-03:00pm, Room 33-206

Marketing, Business and Technical Tradeoffs in Satellite Communications Systems Design
Joel Schindall
Thu Jan 15, 02-03:00pm, 33-206

Rapid Prototyping -- Aerospace Applications
John Bowkett VP, Nu-Cast Inc.
Fri Jan 16, 01-02:30pm, 33-206

Aerospace Communications and Networks
Vicent Chan
Tue Jan 20, 02-03:00pm, 33-206

From the Earth to the Moon
Prof. Richard Battin
The MIT Instrumention Laboratory provided the Guidance and Control Navigation System for all of the Apollo missions to the moon. Come hear from a major participant.
Thu Jan 22, 11am-12:00pm, 33-206

Finding Spectrum for a Satellite-based Personal Communications System
Dr. Raymond Leopold, Visiting Professor, Aeronautics and Ast
Dr. Raymond J. Leopold, one of the three engineers who created the Iridium System, will discuss the challenges and considerations involved in finding spectrum for a new system. His comments will include his experiences at the ITU's World Administrative Radio Conference in Torremolinos, Spain in 1992, and the FCC's Negotiated Public Rulemaking in Washington, DC, in 1993.
Thu Jan 29, 02-03:00pm, 33-206

Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
Jaroslaw Sobieski NASA Langley Research Center
Fri Jan 30, 01-02:30pm, 33-206
Latest update: 21-Jan-2004

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