(July 20, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Daniel R. Adamo

Daniel R. Adamo
AIAA Distinguished Lecturer
AIAA Associate Fellow
(Aerodynamics Consultant)
(NASA JSC – Retired)
Mr. Dan Adamo is an astrodynamics consultant focused on space mission trajectory design, operations, and architecture. He works with clients primarily at NASA and in academia.
Until retirement in 2008, Mr. Adamo was employed by United Space Alliance as a trajectory expert, serving as a “front room” flight controller for 60 Space Shuttle missions. Along with console duties during simulations and missions, this job entailed development of trajectory designs, software tools, flight rules, console procedures, and operations concepts. Mr. Adamo began his career at the Perkin-Elmer Corporation where he developed and operated proof-of-concept software for computer-controlled polishing of optical elements. He has degrees in Physical Sciences and Optical Engineering from the University of Houston and the University of Rochester, respectively.
Mr. Adamo is an AIAA Associate Fellow and the author of many publications (ref. http://www.aiaahouston.org/adamo_astrodynamics/). He has received numerous awards, including 14 NASA Group Achievement Awards.
*Mr. Adamo presented on August 8 and will be presenting and September 26. Please join us !
August 8, 2020 Questioning the Surface of Mars as the 21st Century’s Ultimate Pioneering Destination in Spacehttps://conta.cc/2WdBwYF
September 26, 2020Aquarius, a Reusable Water-Based Interplanetary Human Spaceflight Transporthttps://conta.cc/2BwZaaJ

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