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Talk on Kepler Mission and NASA's Upcoming Projects | Roger Hunter

Updated: Sep 5, 2020

Join us on 11th Sept, 2020 for the webinar at 8 AM California Time. Click to join

We at BMUCO are extremely delighted to have Mr. Roger Hunter, the Program Manager at NASA Ames Research Center, as the guest speaker for our talk on "Kepler Mission and Upcoming NASA Projects" which is scheduled for 11th Sept, 8 AM California time / 4:00 PM BST / 8:30 PM IST / 8:45PM NPT. The event is free and open to all!

Many people know something about NASA’s work. But most probably have no idea about what actually happens inside NASA. Are you curious about NASA and space exploration? Then this program will fulfill your unanswered questions. You also have the chance to meet Roger live and ask him a question!

So come along and get your virtual seats booked to watch him live!

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Roger Hunter has over 40 years’ experience in the US Department of Defense, Commercial, and Government Space Missions. Today, Mr Hunter serves as Program Manager for the NASA Small Spacecraft Technology Program (SSTP). He and the SSTP team identify and develop new technologies to expand and extend the capabilities of small spacecraft for NASA science and exploration objectives. Previously, he served for many years as the Program Manager for the NASA Kepler Space Telescope Mission. The Kepler Mission’s principal scientific objective was to survey the Milky Way Galaxy and determine the occurrence rate of Earth-size planets, in the habitable zone, of other stars in the Galaxy. While working in the commercial space industry, Roger was the Program Manager for the Boeing Corporation’s Global Positioning System Sustainment activities for the US Air Force. Colonel Roger Hunter also had a successful career in the US Air Force where he had assignments as Program Manager for several critical Department of Defense space programs. In his US Air Force career, Colonel Hunter also served as a Squadron Commander and a Deputy Operations Group Commander within the US Air Force’s 50th Space Wing. Other US Air Force tours of duty included assignments with the Headquarters US Air Force, at the Pentagon; Headquarters US Air Force Space Command, and the US Air Force Research Laboratory. He holds academic degrees from the University of Georgia, The US Air Force Institute of Technology and the US Air Force School of Advanced Airpower Studies. Roger is also a graduate of the US Air Force Air Command and Staff College and the US Air Force Air War College (C). During his career he has lectured at a number of universities across the US; the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA; the University of Naples Federico II in Naples, Italy; the University of Florence in Florence, Italy; Rolls Royce HQ in Derby, England; the India Institute of Technology, Guwahati India; and he’s a TEDxUGA alumnus. His personal interests include reading, travel, tennis, running (many 10Ks, one half-marathon, two marathons, and counting), good wine, and good memes.

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