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    Space Exploration for Inspiration and Profit

    Plenary Panel

    Space Exploration for Inspiration and Profit

    Wednesday, 11 September 2013 – 0800-0930 hrs

    Debate on where to go next in space continues in the scientific community, and even within and among agencies. Meanwhile, the private sector has said “we’re going,” both for inspiration and for profit. How do we merge these approaches? Where are the synergies? How can one enable the other? How can government agencies work together with the private sector to achieve goals? How can technologies derived be leveraged for future efforts?

    Speakers Include:

     Bruce Pittman   Photo Not Available   Chris Lewicki   Bob Richards
    Bruce Pittman
    (Moderator)
    Director of Flight Projects & Chief System Engineer NASA Space Portal NASA Ames Research Center  
      Dan Dumbacher
    Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems Development, NASA Headquarters
      Chris Lewicki
    President and Chief
    Engineer, Planetary Resources
      Robert “Bob” Richards
    Co-Founder
    and CEO, Moon Express, Inc.