Public Lectures

Public lectures will remain virtual at this time. 

We are pleased to announce the 2021-2022 LASP Public Lecture Series. The schedule is below and lectures will be added as they are finalized.

  • Free and open to the public
  • 7:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Zoom Webinar (There will not be a public lecture in December.)
  • First Wednesdays, October-May, except January (unless otherwise noted)

For more information, contact the LASP Office of Communications and Outreach at epomail@lasp.colorado.edu.

Videos of past public lectures, since 2018, can be viewed on the LASP YouTube channel.



Featured Public Event


Current Schedule:

Three launches in one season: LASP’s diverse science and suborbital talent

Three launches in one season: LASP’s diverse science and suborbital talent
Speaker:   James Mason
Date:   Wednesday, Oct 06, 2021
Time:   7:00-8:00pm
Location:   Zoom (Video link on this lecture's webpage)

Abstract:
 

In this talk, LASP scientist James Mason will discuss how LASP has been preparing for three small satellite and sounding rocket launches and will present an exciting launch video. These smaller missions are a fast-growing and flexible segment for the lab and promise to return an abundance of diverse and exciting science.

The INSPIRE SmallSat Program: Bringing together a global space university consortium

The INSPIRE SmallSat Program: Bringing together a global space university consortium
Speaker:   Amal Chandran
Date:   Wednesday, Nov 03, 2021
Time:   7:00-8:00pm
Location:   Zoom (Video on this lecture's webpage)

Abstract:
 

In this talk, INSPIRE Program Manager Amal Chandran will discuss the program’s novel concept, the innovative, hands-on training methods for student spacecraft development, and the upcoming launch of INSPIRESat-1. He will share the future direction of the program as well as the effort to make Boulder Colorado a global hub for space education.