“Beyond Earth: let's go and what to expect in Space"
Artur B. Chmielewski, Project Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - NASA .
This lecture is a presentation of a newly implemented Lady Blanka Rosenstiel Endowed Program in Polish Heritage. Initiating the series will be Polish Heritage- American, NASA engineer Arthur B. Chmielewski, who will discuss space exploration by robots and humans over the next 30 years.
Artur B. Chmielewski is a manager at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) - a NASA Center in Pasadena, California. He participated in 15 space missions and held almost every possible space job at NASA. Building space instruments for Mars rovers, installing nuclear generators on deep space spacecraft, and developing new technologies are only a fraction of his valuable contributions. He managed missions which traveled to the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and landed on comets.
Arthur has been a consultant for Hollywood movies, designed space sculptures, and lectured at some of the most prestigious colleges around the world. He is a recipient of 5 NASA medals and 7 JPL awards and numerous Polish awards.