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Paula S. Jordan

Paula S. Jordan

     Scientist / Author


Paula S. Jordan, a poet, occasional blogger, actress, and former orbit analyst for NASA and NOAA, where she supported 30+ science missions, including the lunar-orbiting Clementine mission that first detected water on the moon. More recently, she has authored three Analog stories, including Vooorh, a novelette, Jul/Aug 2014. She is now at work on her first novel, set in the present-day North Carolina Mountains. In it, a resourceful small-town group of friends joins forces with a centuries-old alien-watch group to defend both humans and friendly aliens from a deadly anti-human faction of the alien species. Working title: The Long Hello.

http://PaulaSJordan.com. On Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/jywbm9n. On Twitter: @PaulaSJwriter.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Paula S. Jordan

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 03:00PM The Xenobiologist's Dream: Designing a Believable Alien Species
Robert Hampson moderates this panel on xenobiology and the requirements necessary to design of a believable alien species.
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies
Opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff
Event
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Sat 01:00PM Future Societies - More of the Same or Something Completely Different?
Bill Thomasson moderates this panel on Future Societies. Should Science Fiction be our guide to something completely different or will the future really be more of the same?
Sat 10:00PM Reading: John Hartness & Paula Jordan
Come out and have a seat as our author guests reads passages of their works.
Reading
American Train Car
(60 min)
Sat 11:00PM Mad Scientist Roundtable
Roundtable discussion of various and timely science topics moderated by Dr. Robert Hampson. This is a remarkable panel dating back to the earliest LibertyCons. Everyone gets a say but no one gets to say too much.
Sun 10:00AM Kaffeeklatsch
Have coffee / continental breakfast and chat with the pros
Sun 12:00PM The Robot Economy Where no Human Has to Work - How might that Turnout?
Bill Thomasson moderates this panel on the perils and possibilities of robot based economies.
Sun 01:00PM Science Research for Writers
Robert Hampson moderates this panel discussion on how writers can research technical/science questions.