Archive: Science Update: A Deep Dive into NASA's X-57, February 17, 2022

Subject matter expert Claudia Sales, who works at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, will share her knowledge on the X-57 program. Participants will learn about the aircraft and the systems needed for electric propulsion, NASA's design and testing processes, and the science behind the X-57.  

The X-57 Maxwell test program hopes to demonstrate how to safely operate an all-electric, zero-emissions aircraft. That knowledge will be helpful to future engineers interested in designing all-electric air vehicles that might be used for everything from advanced air mobility to moving passengers and cargo.

All individuals receive a certificate of participation and 100 NSTA activity points for attending the live seminar and completing the end-of-program survey. A certificate of participation is not awarded for watching the recorded version of the program.

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "I enjoyed learning something new about something growing in our world! It’s great to see the technological world ever growing."
  • "I thought the entire webinar was interesting. I had never learned about X-Planes before, so the entire webinar was brand new to me!"
  • "Learning about the engineering design process as it applies to cutting edge technology at NASA and how they learn from suboptimal outcomes."

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

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