RESC April – Human Space Flight To Mars

March 30th, 2011

Human Space Flight To Mars,  by: Jerry Black
Program: Tuesday, April 19 (See newsletter for program details)
Reservation Deadline: Thursday, April 14th – 6:00 p.m.

1hr P.E. C.E. Credit (Free to members, $5.00 non-members)
Reservation: Online Reservation
HERE (Required for lunch or P. E.-C.E. Certificate)
Newsletter Download:
HERE (Program Details)
When: April 19, 2011 – Lunch @ 11:30 a.m.  Program @ 1:00 p.m.
Where: Evergreen Retirement Community, 230 W Galbraith Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45215   Ph:513-948-2308    Directions:

You can always attend the program at no charge.

This talk outlines the challenges of a human Mars mission, including radiation protection, counteracting the effects of weightlessness, psychological factors, reliability, and others. We will also examine what propulsion systems might be used, the possible use of nuclear systems for propulsion and power, in situ propellant production, propellant depots, and other advanced technologies. Finally, we will discuss why the human exploration and settlement of Mars is a must.

Jerry’s first job was at Bell Aerosystems where he worked on testing various rocket engines, including the engine for the ascent stage of the Apollo lunar module. Later he worked for 39 years at GE Aircraft Engines in Evendale, Ohio, before retiring in 2008.

Jerry has a lifelong interest in space travel and is a member of several space related organizations, including the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the National Space Society, the Planetary Society, and is a founding member of the Mars Society. He is currently the chairman of the Ohio chapter of the Mars Society.

Special DVD Offer on Nuclear Power Generation: See the newsletter for a special DVD offer on “Nuclear Power Generation” at our cost of $5.00, includes shipping and handling.

Entry Filed under: Regional Engineers & Scientist


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