Views From Space, Gary Kitmacher
Space Center Lecture Series Views From Space, Gaty Kitmacher Feb. 5th, 2009 Houston TX Views From Space combines the history of civilization, exploration, and spaceflight with exhilarating images from spaceflight. Kitmacher's work is well known - the systems he has conceived and developed, like the soft stowage system, CTBs, used on every flight since STS-71, or the COSS computers first used on Mir, the Priroda Lab Module which served as the center of US operations on Mir, the contracts and international processes he established for integrating payloads, or the ISS Cupola, Nodes and Racks, developed while he served as the Station's Man-Systems Architect in the 1980s. His Emme Award nominated book, Reference Guide to the International Space Station is in its third printing, and his ISS Interactive Web Guide won the Adobe Max Award for the best government website last year. Kitmacher has had a long interest in the uses of photography from space and has written extensively on this for the NASA History Office.