NASA Chief Tech Officer Robert Braun gave the first keynote address of the second day of the 2011 Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference. He presentation was followed by a talk on education and then more parallel sessions. (a href=”http://www.swri.org/9what/events/confer/nsrc/2011/program.htm” target=”_d”>agenda).
Rand Simberg posted his notes on Braun’s talk: Bobby Braun – Transterrestrial Musings.
Here is a sampling of Tweeter posts found with the tag #nsrc:
Twitter / @Jeff Foust: “Braun: why did we combine FAST and CRuSR under Flight Opportunities? Purely for reasons of management.”
Twitter / @Jeff Foust: “Braun: the proposed CRuSR budget ($15M/yr for 5 years) announced last year remains the plan.”
Twitter / @Jeff Foust: “Braun: plan for FY11 for CRuSR is to competitively procure suborbital flights, pending funding.”
Twitter / @Jeff Foust: “[Dan] Durda: one shot to get it right on a suborbital flight, with lots of distractions. His suggestion: slow down.”
Twitter / @Stephen Braham: “Dan talking about benefit of 100s of parabolic flights to get you ready for sub orb flight”
Twitter / @Jen Scheer: “Durda on Human Performance in Altered G: Maintaining situational awareness under chaos is a very important skill (trainable)”