NewSpace 2009:Flags and Footprints – or the New Frontier?
July 18–20, 2009 Mountain View, CA
Friday, July 17, 2009 – Welcome to NewSpace 2009
The NewSpace 2009 conference will open on Friday with a from the heart speech bySFF Founder Rick Tumlinson. Following this will be a screening of the ﬁlm Orphansof Apollo, which tells the extraordinary true story of a small group of entrepreneurswho commandeered the Mir Space Station.
Saturday, July 18, 2009 – Enabling the Future
Serving as the opening day of the full NewSpace conference, Saturday will begin witha special session organized by NASA Ames, which will explore public and privatepartnerships, small satellites, and commercial space initiatives at this leading edgeresearch center. The afternoon will investigate what opportunities the future holdsfor NewSpace.
Sunday, July 19, 2009 – The Business of New Space
Sunday morning will host a Business Plan Competition, where submitters will com-pete for real prizes. The afternoon will investigate business and policy of NewSpace.The day will close with a series of business case studies, where both successful andunsuccessful startups will be investigated and compared.
Monday, July 20, 2009 – Apollo 11 Anniversary: Moon, Mars and Beyond
Monday will serve as a look at what destinations lie in the future for NewSpace. Tothis end, it will investigate not only what destinations exist and how they will beutilized, but also how will we get there. The day will conclude with a ﬁnal view of “Where Do We Go from Here?” The annual gala will follow, which will serve notonly to commemorate Apollo, but to investigate what Apollo means to the future.
Schedule Overview 2Detailed Schedule 4Sponsors 14Exhibitors 17Speaker Biographical Information 20Volunteers 42Ames Area Maps 42Conference Organizers 45