Space Launch System Update: Solid Rocket Booster

Conversation Date: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
1:00 PM PT (4:00 PM ET)

On Tuesday, June 28, at 10:05am EDT, in Promontory, Utah, NASA will be testing the largest, most powerful booster in the world for the agency's new deep space rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). Along with NASA’s Orion spacecraft, the SLS will launch astronauts on missions to explore multiple destinations on the journey to Mars. Join the conversation with Bruce Tiller, Deputy Manager of the Space Launch System Booster Office, to get the latest on the test, the booster, and the ongoing human journey to space.

Speaker: Bruce Tiller is the Deputy Manager of the Space Launch System (SLS) Booster Office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. He leads the design, development, test, and evaluation of the solid rocket boosters for SLS, NASA’s deep-space flagship for a new era of science and exploration. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Tiller served as the Deputy Manager for the Ares I rocket’s first stage. Since beginning his civil service career at NASA, Mr. Tiller has held several key positions within Marshall’s Engineering Directorate, including supervisor of the Thermal and Combustion Analysis Branch, supervisor of the Systems Analysis Branch and team leader in the Thermal Analysis Branch. Prior to joining NASA, Mr. Tiller was a thermal analyst for two different NASA contractors.


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