Challenges for Low-Cost Space Exploration

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Event Time: 
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

Learn how structural materials have evolved for rapidly expanding humans’ exploration of space. Rani Elhajjar will describe current industrial efforts and how the ability of humans becoming a multiplanetary species hinges on the ability to reduce the cost of access to space. Rani Elhajjar is Fulbright scholar and tenured associate professor at the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His experiences include senior positions in aerospace quality, certification, and build reliability engineering at Boeing and SpaceX.

This event is part of the UWM Planetarium’s 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing event series.

Event Type: 
Lecture / Talk
Open to the General Public?: 
Apollo 50th Anniversaries
Apollo Program
Event Location: 

UW-Milwaukee Physics Building Room 137

1900 E Kenwood Blvd
MilwaukeeWisconsin 53211
United States