NOTE: The Robotics Competition has been cancelled. The two public talks are still happening. We apologize for the inconvenience.

On Saturday, August 17th the ISEC space elevator conference will be sponsoring a robotics competition in the T.A. Wilson Great Gallery. See teams compete with robotic climbers simulating space elevator satellite deployments starting around 10:00 AM with the finals at 4:00 PM.

In the Charles Simonyi Space Gallery there will be two public talks on space elevators with a Q&A after each talk:

  • 11:00 AM - "An Introduction to the Space Elevator” - presented by Dr. Pete Swan
  • 12:00 PM - “Space Elevator Design Challenges and Usage Scenarios” - presented by John Knapman

The robotics competition and the two talks are FREE with general Museum admission.

Interested in attending the 2019 ISEC Space Elevator Conference?

August 16-18 at the Museum - registration required

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