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NASA’s Dr. Diane Davis to Present on Artemis & the Future of Space Travel

CST Invites You to Two Presentations, Lunch, and a Meet & Greet!

UHD’s College of Sciences and Technology (CST) is proud to present Diane C. Davis, Ph.D., Gateway Mission Design Integrated Systems Lead at Johnson Space Center. 

Davis will make two presentations Friday, Oct. 13, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP. A meet and greet will follow the afternoon presentation. Event details are listed below. 

Davis2093Davis earned her Ph.D. in Astrodynamics from Purdue University and a master’s in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Texas. Her professional journey as a woman in computer science, engineering, and movies is extraordinary. She’s excited to tell her story and share her view that everyone’s dreams are within reach. 

Join us for this rare opportunity to hear directly from a NASA scientist about the current state of human space travel!


Date: All events are Friday, Oct. 13, 2023.

Event: NASA Artemis: Gateway to the Moon and Beyond

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium

Lunch (you must RSVP)

When: 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Where: Milam and Travis Conference Rooms

RSVP online

Event: Designing Pathways at the Moon: Engineering a New Era of Human Spaceflight

When: 1:15 p.m.

Where: Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium

Event: Meet and Greet With Dr. Diane Davis

When: 2:15 p.m.

Where: TDECU Tour Room


Photo credit: nasa.gov

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