Discussion on Polaris Dawn w/Jared Isaacman
February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
February 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST
Please join BENS President and CEO, retired Army General Joseph Votel, as he hosts a virtual discussion Tuesday, February 21st on upcoming space mission Polaris Dawn with BENS New York member Jared Isaacman, CEO of Shift4. This will be Jared’s second spaceflight.
No earlier than March 2023, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Polaris Dawn mission from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Dragon spacecraft and Polaris Dawn crew will spend up to five days in orbit endeavoring to reach the highest Earth orbit ever flown, attempting the first commercial spacewalk, conducting health impact research, and testing Starlink laser-based communications.
Polaris Dawn, the first of up to three spaceflights in the Polaris Program, endeavors to rapidly advance human spaceflight capabilities by demonstrating new technologies and conducting extensive scientific research to expand the knowledge of humans adapting, living and working in space. The 38 selected projects from 23 partner institutions are designed to advance both human health on Earth and on future long-duration spaceflights.
Jared Isaacman is the CEO of Shift4 (NYSE: FOUR), the leader in integrated payment processing solutions. He is an accomplished pilot rated to fly commercial and military aircraft and was the commander of Inspiration4, the world’s first all-civilian mission to space.
Discussion w/MG Jeff Schloesser
Luncheon discussion with MG Jeff Schloesser, USA (Ret.), of Bell on the Army’s Long Range Assault Aircraft program and the future of rotary wing military aircraft.
Members Only – Lunch w/General Ray
Please join BENS for a luncheon conversation with incoming BENS President and CEO, General Timothy M. Ray, USAF (Ret.) on Thursday, September 28th at the Harvard Club. This will be an opportunity for NY Metro members to meet with and hear directly from General Ray. General Ray retired from the United States Air Force in 2021 after 35+ years of service. His last tour of duty was as Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, where he led the nation’s Air…
Fall BENS Dining Out
Please join us for our annual BENS SE Fall BENS Dining Out (BDO) for an evening of great food and fellowship at Il Gialo Osteria & Bar (5920 Roswell Road, Suite B118, Sandy Springs, GA, 30328). You and your spouse/significant other are cordially invited to this highly anticipated event! Since space is limited, please RSVP as soon as possible. If you have any questions or issues, please let me know. We all look forward to seeing you and your spouse/significant…