February 20-21, 2012
The Ohio State University
Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Honorable Senator John Glenn’s flight of Friendship 7
and to hear about America’s exciting new chapter in space exploration.
NASA 2012 Future Forums
Through NASA, America Continues to Dream Big: NASA’s future aeronautics, science and exploration missions are grand in scope and bold in stature. These future missions require investments in innovative technology, science and education today.
NASA’s impact on the America's technologies, workforce and economy are based on investments and innovations from the past. Today’s investments in education, science, innovation and space technology will maintain NASA's position on the cutting-edge while stimulating our economy and the global competitiveness.
The program will feature panel discussions on Innovation, Discovery, National Benefits, and Education, and will feature key speakers, including:
The Honorable Senator John Glenn
Dr. E. Gordon Gee, President, The Ohio State University
The Honorable Charles Bolden, NASA Administrator
The Honorable Lori Garver, NASA Deputy Administrator
Mr. Leland Melvin, Astronaut and NASA Associate Administrator for Education
Dr. John Grunsfeld, NASA Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate
Future Forums are day-long meetings to discuss the role of technology, innovation, science and education in our future space exploration plans and in sustaining economic development here on Earth.