Speaker Date Topic
Jennifer Addington - PV Library Feb 17, 2023 8:00 AM
Craft Talk and Update on PV Libraries
G.E.M. Munro - Amarok Society Feb 24, 2023 12:00 PM
Amarok Society

Amarok Society is a Canadian charity operating in Asia and Africa. Incorporated as a federally registered charity in 1992, it was founded by Dr. Tanyss Munro and her husband, G.E.M. Munro, a noted writer, as a support to their efforts to improve educational opportunity for Aboriginal and First Nations students.

Robby Swoish - JWST Mar 03, 2023 12:00 PM
James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)

Robby Swoish is currently the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Phase E Operation & Maintenance Program Manager. This involves managing the JWST factory team efforts including support to anomaly resolution, on-orbit trending, Spacecraft Flight Software (FSW) maintenance, Engineering Model Testbed (EMTB) execution and maintenance, and simulator maintenance.


Over the past fifteen years, he has held a variety of roles at Northrop Grumman including Ground Operations IPT Lead, Deputy Ground Operations Lead, Spacecraft Commissioning Phase Lead, Mission System Engineering Commissioning Lead for on-console commissioning operations, Program Export Technical Advisor, and Operations System Engineer. Robby helped design and shape the Webb on-orbit operations as well as prepare and lead the team through the successful commissioning campaign. He also supported the Space Vehicle Design & Integration Functional Department as a Section Manager from 2018-2021. Prior to the JWST program, Robby worked on the Advanced Technologies Program handling mission operations and activation.


He has a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a Masters in Space Systems Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Pageant of the Arts Mar 10, 2023 12:00 PM
Pageant of the Arts