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MCHOTSE - The Orbital Spaceplane: from the Cold War to the present

When: Thursday, January 24, 2013 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Taliaferro : Refreshments at 4:00pm : 2110
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Roger Launius, National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC "The Strange Career of the American Spaceplane " The 50-year history of the quest for a spaceplane eventually found fruition with the Space Shuttle and continues as spaceplane dreams of the near future. After Dr. Launius's short presentation, we will enjoy an hour of discussion. Refreshments at 4pm. Email Betsy Mendelsohn bmendel@umd.edu to request the pre-circulated paper or join the MCHOTSE listserv. MCHOTSE (Maryland Colloquium on the History of Technology, Science and Environment) is co-sponsored by the Science Technology and Society program and by the Department of History.

Website: http://www.history.umd.edu/Fields/Technology/MCHOTSE.html

Ticket Information:
Charges: n/a free; ;

For more information, contact:
Betsy Mendelsohn
Sci Tech & Soc Programs
+1 301 405 0527

www.history.umd.edu/Fields/Technology/MCHOTSE.html




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