Saturday, January 9, 2021 – Monthly Meeting – 2 PM US Central – ONLINE – Featured Speaker: Gary Stephenson – Space suits and Space walks

Join us for our Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society ( meeting. Connect with others who are excited about exploring the cosmos, learning how to use the resources of space to improve human life, and who want to go and spread humanity to the rest of the universe.

The meeting will be on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 2PM (CDT) ONLINE Via ZOOM:

Tentative Agenda:
2:00 PM – Opening Remarks – Nathan Price
2:10 PM – Recent Space News – Greg Stanley
2:30 PM – ISS EVA Operations & the EMU – Gary V. Stephenson
3:30 PM – Q&A
3:45 PM -Share your personal space experiences since the last meeting. Rocket Launches, Other Meetings, Research, etc.
4:00 PM – End of Meeting

Space Walks and Space Suits (ISS EVA Operations & the EMU) – Gary V. Stephenson

Gary Stephenson knows space suits. He was the United Technologies / Collins EVA engineer of record for dozens of spacewalks between May 2015 and May 2019. He knows the systems that keep astronauts safe and make spacewalks possible. In this talk, he will give an overview of the space suit technology, how astronauts get into and out of the space station, and talk about the technology that will let people walk on the moon.

About the Meeting

Meetings are open to all age groups and interest levels. Come explore with us the potential that developing and exploring space has to better life here on earth and to open up new frontiers creating new perspectives that can help enrich the human experience.

The Vision of NSS is people living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth, and the use of the vast resources of space for the dramatic betterment of humanity.

The Mission of NSS is to promote social, economic, technological, and political change in order to expand civilization beyond Earth, to settle space and to use the resulting resources to build a hopeful and prosperous future for humanity. Accordingly, we support steps toward this goal, including human spaceflight, commercial space development, space exploration, space applications, space resource utilization, robotic precursors, defense against asteroids, relevant science, and space settlement oriented education.


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