File photo: NASA exploration.
At this years AIAA Space 2014 conference NASA provided a panel of experts to discuss their Exploration Technology. The panel focused on the importance of sustained space technology investments to current and future explorations missions with special emphasis on future asteroid and Mars mission requirements. The panelists also discussed recent technology project successes and challenges.
Moderator: Michael Gazarik, Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters
- Mark Adler, Project Manager for LDSD, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Jason Crusan, Director, Advanced Exploration Systems, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters
- Jeffrey Sheehy, Senior Technical Officer, NASA Headquarters
- Nantel Suzuki, Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters