NSS North Houston Space Society – Featured Speaker: Kaci Heins – Space Center
[FREE EVENT] Featured Speaker: Kaci Heins
Space Center University Director at Space Center Houston
Kaci Heins is passionate about sharing the wonders of space exploration with all generations and getting students excited about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. She has a background in science education, loves learning, life and all things related to space exploration. Heins manages Space Center University, a five-day engineering design program, Stars & STEM evening programs and Camp-In’s, where guests sleep over at Space Center Houston. She has launched numerous high altitude balloons across the country, sent an experiment to the International Space Station and flew on the Zero-G plane twice with student experiments. Kaci is always excited to Dare Mighty Things!
Meetings open to all age groups and interest levels. Come explore with us the potential that developing and exploring space has to better life here on earth and to open up new frontiers creating new perspectives that can help enrich the human experience.
The Vision of NSS is people living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth, and the use of the vast resources of space for the dramatic betterment of humanity.
The Mission of NSS is to promote social, economic, technological, and political change in order to expand civilization beyond Earth, to settle space and to use the resulting resources to build a hopeful and prosperous future for humanity. Accordingly, we support steps toward this goal, including human spaceflight, commercial space development, space exploration, space applications, space resource utilization, robotic precursors, defense against asteroids, relevant science, and space settlement oriented education.