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Science Fiction or Future Science?

Science fiction has inspired tech ranging from cellphones to space travel, demonstrating that innovation doesn’t happen without imagination. Similarly, science has inspired legendary comic book heroes. Join acclaimed author & afrofuturist, Ytasha Womack; National Air & Space Museum’s Margaret Weitekamp; NASA engineer & Hollywood science advisor, Kevin Grazier; and Boeing Phantom Works' Mark Cherry for a conversation on how science and science-fiction influences and shapes each other’s narrative.



Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Margaret A. Weitekamp

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Karina Perez

Aerospace Industries Association

Ytasha Womack

Afrofuturist

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Format:

Panel

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Session

Track:

Intelligent Future presented by me Convention

Level:

Beginner