Les Johnson is a scientist, an author, and the NASA Principal Investigator for America's first interplanetary solar sail mission. When he's not designing spaceships or dreaming of going to the stars, he's writing science fiction for Baen or popular science books for Prometheus and Springer.
Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Les Johnson
Name of Event
Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop (TVIW)
Les Johnson moderates this panel about TVIW. The latest TVIW Symposiums will be discussed along with the upcoming Wichita event.
Starting in February 2016 Jeff Greason began served as CTO of Electric Sky, where he invented a number of new wireless power transfer technologies for unconventional space launch and other purposes. He hosts this panel discussion on the promise of beamed energy launches.
Roundtable discussion of various and timely science topics moderated by Les Johnson. This is a remarkable panel dating back to the earliest LibertyCons. Everyone gets a say but no one gets to say too much.
Autograph sessions will be located in the Dealer's Room. Authors will cycle through hourly, except for the author's that have their own tables who will be available when they are not scheduled in the program. Limit 5 books (if you bring more, get 5 signed and go to the back of the line.)