Moriba Jah: "A Case for Space Environmentalism"
Tuesday, 31 January 2023 | 12-1pm | Hybrid Event
MLK Visiting Scholars Luncheon Seminar
Prof. Moriba Jah describes space environmentalism in the context of space sustainability and linking space to land, air, and oceans. Jah will show the current state of orbital pollution near earth and motivate the audience to empathize with humanity’s wicked problems. Jah will focus on the importance of space to humanity’s ability to thrive and survive as a species, and talk about Ancient TEK (traditional ecological knowledge) as a set of tenets we should adhere to in this endeavor.
Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Director, Computational Astronautical Sciences and Technologies (CAST), Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
Lead, Space Security and Safety Program, Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law
Visiting Associate Professor 2022-2023
Hosted by professor Danielle Wood and Professor Richard Linares, MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronomics
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