Orbital Carrying Capacity and its Implication on Space Sustainability

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Bowen Hall

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MAE Departmental Seminars

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Richard Linares joined MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics as an Assistant Professor in July of
2018. Before joining MIT, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota’s Aerospace Engineering
and Mechanics Department. He received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in aerospace engineering from
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. He was a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos
National Laboratory and also held a postdoctoral associate appointment at the United States Naval Observatory. His research areas are astrodynamics, estimation and controls, satellite guidance and navigation, space situational awareness, and space traffic management. Richard Linares is a recipient of the AFOSR Young
Investigator Research Program Award in 2018 and the 2020 DARPA Young Faculty Award.

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