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Future of Aerospace with NASA Director David McBride

Tuesday, November 19 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Uncas A. Whitaker Hall, Auditorium (Room 100)

6760 Forest Park Pkwy, St. Louis, MO 63105, USA

David D. McBride, the director of NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, will speak on the future of aerospace engineering, including the next generation of NASA X-planes, the Artemis program (returning astronauts to the moon's surface by 2024) and the role of government in the age of private space and aircraft flight.

Light refreshments will be provided before the event.

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Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Schools

McKelvey School of Engineering

Topic

Science & Technology

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Group
Assembly Series
Department
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Event Contact

Jonathan Richter | jsrichter@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

David D. McBride is director of NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, California. He oversees all aspects of management, strategy and operations at NASA Armstrong, one of the agency's 10 field centers.

McBride was appointed director on January 4, 2010, having served as acting director since April 2009.

NASA Armstrong is the agency’s lead center for atmospheric flight research, operations, and testing and continues to accelerate advances in science, technology and exploration to enhance knowledge, education, innovation, economic vitality and stewardship of Earth.

Armstrong supports the agency by providing flight research and development for NASA aeronautics, and global flight operations and development for NASA science in support of astrophysics and earth science. Armstrong supports the agency’s human space flight and space technology efforts through atmospheric flight validation. 

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