4. WHAT’S NEW?? & EVENTS SCHEDULE

EVENTS FOR 2018

        • March 18. Publication of the third installment, Diary of the 12th Man, at https://www.americasuncommonsense.com.

        • March 21. LPSC-49. Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX.  Panel Discussion video and the Abstract of the invited paper are available here.

        • May 10. AirSpace Ep. 6: Gastro-naut. A podcast discussion with Dr. Harrison H. (Jack) Schmitt answering questions about eating food on the Moon, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution. Click here to listen to the podcast (29:53 min for the whole program; move slider to 16:21 for Schmitt’s participation which lasts until 23:34).

          Dr. Harrison H. Schmitt at the Native America Calling/Koahnic Broadcasting Corporation recording studio in Albuquerque, NM on April 25, participating in the SI AirSpace Ep. 6 podcast production which was released on May 10.

        • June 18. National Space Advisory Committee meeting, Washington, D.C.

          Left Vice-President Mike Pence, left; Dr. Harrison H. Schmitt, middle; and Ms. Marillyn A. Hewson, President and CEO of Lockheed Martin, right, in conversation at a reception at the Vice-Presidential Residence, USNO. Right Dr. Harrison Schmitt speaking with Ms. Pence at the reception. Buzz Aldrin can be seen in the background.

        • November 6. GSA-2018: Annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. Presentation of the paper: “3 Myr Age for Shorty Crater at Taurus-Littrow, Site of Orange and Black Pyroclastic Ash“. Details of the meeting are given here.

        • December 19. The weekly Graduate Seminar Series for the 2018 Fall term (September – December) on “The Origin and Evolution of the Moon”, sponsored by the NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), held its final lecture, “Future Exploration of the Moon: The Road Ahead”, delivered by Apollo 17 Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt. It was streamed live by Adobe Connect and is archived at this link. It lasts 1 hr 46 min. Senator Schmitt summarized the development of the Apollo program, and updated some of the lunar geological results contributed by this endeavor with the latest findings. A brief Q&A session followed, and the lecture concluded with a discussion of the steps that Dr. Schmitt recommends for a successful return to the Moon and exploration of Mars.

          A screen-grab of the opening of the lecture on Dec. 19, 2018 showing the various panels displayed by the Adobe Connect plug-in.

         

        2017 Event Schedule

        • February 16. Testimony before the House Science Committee, United States Congress, Washington DC. The written testimony and a video replay of the hearing can be seen by clicking here.

        • February 21. PACA Luncheon Presentation, Albuquerque, NM.

        • March 18-21. LPSC-48. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference presentations, The Woodlands, TX.

        • April 26. Cradle of Aviation, Apollo 17, 45 Anniversary Panel Discussion with Gerry Griffin and Clive Neal, Bethpage, NY.

        • May 3-4. Goddard Space Flight Center Presentations, Apollo 17 45th Anniversary, Greenbelt, MD. For the presentation video and a reprint of the related publication, click here.

        • May 8. Ohio State University, Armstrong Chair Event, Columbus, OH.

        • May 13. University of Tennessee-Knoxville Commencement Address, Honorary Doctorate of Science, Knoxville, TN. For a video of the degree award and  Address, click here.

        • May 16-27. Hunan Mineral and Gem Expo Presentations, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

        • May 29. Memorial Day Address, Veterans Memorial Park, Albuquerque, NM. The Address text can be read here.

        • June 9-10. Goddard Space Flight Center, Equipment test Field Trip, Kilbourne Hole, NM.

        • June 17-21. STARMUS 2017 Festival Presentations, Trondheim, Norway.

        • July 15. Buzz Aldrin STEM Foundation Gala, Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

        • July 17-19. SSERVI Presentations, Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA.

        • July 20-21. Apollo Flight Control Apollo 11 Presentation and Dinner, Space Center Houston, TX.

        • July 24. Meteorological Society of America, Barringer Lecture, Santa Fe, NM.

        • July 29. Anasazi National Monument Heritage Center presentation – Dolores, CO.

        • August 2. Air Force Research Laboratory STEM presentation – Kirkland AFB, Albuquerque, NM.

        • August 18-23. Great Eclipse Field Seminar Instructor – American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Casper, WY.

        • October 10-13. Lunar Exploration Advisory Group presentation – Columbia, MD.

        • October 23-25. Geological Society of America presentation – Seattle, WA.

        • October 28. New Mexico Civil Air Patrol Banquet presentation – Socorro, NM.

        • November 6. Publication of the first installment, Diary of the 12th Man, at https://www.americasuncommonsense.com.

        • December 2. Apollo 17 45th Anniversary presentations – Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX.

        • December 6. Apollo 17 45th Anniversary presentations – Marshall Space Flight Center and Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL.

        • December 7. Publication of the second installment, Diary of the 12th Man, at https://www.americasuncommonsense.com.

        • December 8. Apollo 17 45th Anniversary presentations – Space Center Houston, Houston, TX.

        • December 13-14. American Geophysical Union presentations – New Orleans, LA.

        NOTE: Regularly scheduled events include quarterly Orbital ATK Board meetings and annual Meeting of the Corporation for Draper Laboratory.

        CONTACT:

        To book Dr. Schmitt for speaking engagements, major film interviews and business or political seminars, please contact C. C. Reynolds (Administrative Assistant to Senator Harrison H. Schmitt) for fees and availability.

        E-mail: pecossterling@me.com

         

         

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