Wed., Jan 19th, 2011 at 6:00 p.m
Space Shuttle TPS Repair Return to Flight Activities
Presented by: Pamela Kay Strong
United Launch Alliance
The new Thermal Protection System (TPS) repair material for the shuttle tile will be discussed and its testing, including the use of the "Vomit Comet" vehicle. The new safety procedures and changes on the Shuttle will be discussed. Pictures of the Shuttle assembled and launched plus close-up photos of its landing and the Orbiter will be provided.
Pamela Kay Strong, a leading expert and pioneer in advanced nonmetallic and composite materials processes, has a long history of resolving problems to improve rockets, aircraft, aerospace vehicles. Throughout her 31-year career, Pam has been a leader of the revolution to convert from metallic to non metallic composite parts in the aerospace industry to facilitate design improvement and weight savings. Pam's achievements are internationally reconized as evidenced by her seven Fellowships (SAMPE, SAE, SWE, AIC, RAIC, Boeing, ULA), along with other industry awards (SWE Achievement Award, SAW Women Leadership Award, @ Boeing Professional Excellence Awards, Beoings Women's Engineering-Amelia Earhart Soceity's Women Achievement Award and General Electric Manufacturing Technical Excellence Award).
The Jagerhaus in Anaheim, 2525 East Ball Road, just west of the 57 Freeway, on the North side of Ball.
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6:00 pm Social • 7:00 pm Dinner • 8:00 pm Speaker — Member or guest dinner $20.
Student (with student ID) dinner $10. No cost for Program only.
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