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Special Bromery Seminar talk from Dr. Kevin Heng

Posted on August 2, 2017

Mark your calendar for a Special Bromery Seminar talk on August 22, 2017.  Dr. Kevin Heng from University of Bern Center for Space and Habitability will present “Two-Stream Radiative Transfer in Exoplanetary Atmospheres” at 3:30 in 305 Olin. This will be followed by a small wine and cheese reception.

Space@Hopkins welcomes astronaut Dr. Kate Rubins to JHU

Posted on April 24, 2017

On April 24, 2017 Space@Hopkins hosted Astronaut Dr. Kate Rubins to discuss experiments conducted aboard the International Space Station with a full auditorium in the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy.

Flight Surgeon Jonathan Clark hosts Conversations in Medicine

Posted on April 17, 2017

During a Symposium sponsored by Space@Hopkins and the Johns Hopkins Parents Fund on April 15, 2017, Flight Surgeon Jon Clark discussed the way space-related research brings people together because the problems faced are universal.

Social Event at theJHU School of Medicine

Posted on April 4, 2017

The School of Medicine hosted the second Space@Hopkins social event, in the Upper Concourse of the Turner Building, On Tuesday April 4, 2017 from 4:30 to 6:00pm. This was an ideal opportunity to learn about the wide range of space-related research that is carried out across the entire University and to discuss your research with potential collaborators from other divisions/departments. We socialized and experienced interactive demonstrations from School of Medicine faculty.

JHU School of Advanced International Studies hosts conference on Space Law

Posted on March 30, 2017

The inaugural Space Law Conference held on March 30, 2017, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty was organized by the SAIS International Law Society & International Law and Organization Program. Key takeaways:

  • Should there be regulatory regimes for asteroid mining, going to mars privately, or satellite servicing?
  • Is it legal (and ethical) to send explorers to on a one-way trip to Mars?
  • Would freedom of speech be appropriate on a mission to Mars, or should a commander have absolute control to protect the group?
  • Can fault/liability be assigned if a 50 year-old piece of debris causes a collision with an active satellite?
  • With 17,000 pieces of tracked space debris objects, should regulatory regimes be put in place?

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