Saturday, August 7, 2021 – Monthly Meeting – 2 PM US Central – ONLINE – Featured Speaker: Gitika Gorthi – Ignited Thinkers

Join us for our Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society (http://NorthHoustonSpace.org) 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, August 7, 2021 at 2PM (CDT) ONLINE Via ZOOM:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85216600533

Agenda:
2:00 PM – Opening Remarks – Nathan Price
2:10 PM – Recent Space News – Greg Stanley
2:30 PM – Gitika Gorthi – IgnitedThinkers.org
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

Gitika Gorthi – Ignited Thinkers

Gitika will talk about her journey founding IgnitedThinkers, aerospace medicine research she conducted, future outlook on IgnitedThinkers and possible career paths people can choose that have an interest in space other than being an astronaut.


Gitika Gorthi is a rising senior attending Chantilly High School in Northern Virginia and is the Founder/CEO of IgnitedThinkers (www.ignitedthinkers.org). Gitika founded IgnitedThinkers in 8th-grade to spread space education to all and breaking industry stereotypes to make the space ecosystem more diverse and accessible. Gitika is an aspiring astronaut and aerospace physician. She does aerospace medicine research with the Baylor College of Medicine and Brown University, a NASA Ames Center 2021 GeneLab intern, and a rocketry enthusiast working towards her high-powered rocket license.

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.

Website:  http://NorthHoustonSpace.org
MeetUp: https://www.meetup.com/Future-North-Houston-National-Space-Society-Chapter/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/NssNorthHoustonSpaceSociety/

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