intersection of art, design, and space

Sun, February 25, 2018,   1:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST


Art Center College of Design,   1700 Lida Street,   #2319
Pasadena, CA 91103

Spaceport LA Presents: Seeing is Believing – How the world of designers, artists, and visual communicators intersects with rockets and robots.
For February 25’s event, we bring you the people who are good at making space look cool: JPL, Virgin Orbit, and Art Center. We will be hosting talks by the designers who help communicate the wonder and excitement of space despite their complex engineering and science.
For our speakers, we have confirmed:
  • Dan Goods (Visual Strategist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab)
  • Jonathan Lo (Creative Director for Virgin Orbit)
  • Maggie Hendrie (Founding Chair of Interaction Design at Art Center College of Design)
  • Richard Pelletier (Head of Strategic Design of aiPod Inc.)
  • Ajay Menon (Graduate Student in Transportation Systems and Design at the Art Center College of Design)
We will also have a small exhibit outside the auditorium featuring works from Mars City Design, Cosma Schema, students from the Art Center, and many more. If you’re interested in exhibiting something, please contact us at
2 pm – Presentations by Dan Goods, Jonathan Lo, Richard Pelletier, and Ajay Menon
3 pm – Panel Discussion led by Maggie Hendrie
Registration will begin at 1 pm, and there will be exhibits outside of the auditorium. Some refreshments will be provided.
Attendees may park at the student parking lot of the Art Center Hillside campus.
To register and for more information click here:


Q: Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

A: There is no age requirement. The conversation may be geared more torwards high school and above, but children and students are welcome.

Q: Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

A: Yes. There will be a registration table at the event, and please let us know from whom you received the ticket.