Research, and Analysis for Future Spaceflight Capabilities

Director of Human and Robotics Technology, Code T


Question and Answer Period

12:15 pm



Recent Architecture Studies and Technology Drivers

James Geffre

Johnson Space Flight Center


Focus Topic 2: “Technology as a Driver for Capability Transformation”

Moderator: Darrell Branscome


DARPA Space Activities: Genesis, Legacy, and Vision

Joe Guerci, DARPA


Panel Discussion

Moderator: Charles Trimble

David Hardy, DOD Space Experiments Review Board

Brad Parkinson, Stanford University, GPS Model

Christine Sloane, General Motors (PNGV/FreedomCAR)




Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dava Newman

Jacqueline Haynes, Intelligent Automation, Inc.- small business perspective

Stanley Schneider, National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Project

Chris Stevens, NASA New Millennium Program Manager, JPL

Focusing Questions:

  • What, briefly, is the role of technology as an agent for organization and capability transformation, specifically as related to your organization?

  • What other factors must be present to facilitate technology as an agent for transformation?

  • What are the obstacles that are in the path of using technology to accomplish capability transformation?

  • What are the important barriers that must be overcome in using technology to facilitate capability transformation?

  • What are the challenges to achieving technology insertion into capability development?

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