A look at how microsatellites could be used to inspect satellites, do small repairs or refuel spacecraft - and help eliminate the need for risky EVA's ("spacewalks") when something goes wrong.
Presented by Hank Pernicka, professor of aerospace engineering and Dean's Educator Scholar at S&T.
This lecture is part of the Missouri 2021 Bicentennial Alliance lecture series hosted by S&T. The series, “Honoring our past, envisioning the future,” celebrates the rich cultural history of our region and explores social and economic growth topics relative to Missourians. All lectures in the series will be available for live public viewing. Missouri 2021 is an initiative of The State Historical Society of Missouri and its Center for Missouri Studies.