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Return to the Moon VWe are Going Back to the Moon: This Time to Stay!
Join Us at The Fifth Annual Return to the Moon ConferenceJuly 16 – 18 at the Westin Casuarina, Las Vegas, Nevada
Click here for Return to the Moon V Preliminary AgendaClick here for Return to the Moon V Speakers BiosClick here for Return to the Moon V Call for Papers
The President's new space exploration initiative calls for the return of humans to the Moon within the nextdecade. The Space Frontier Foundation has consistently and vigorously advocated lunar exploration andsettlement from the very beginning. This will be our fifth Return To The Moon Conference. Each year, apassionate and diverse group of space entrepreneurs, astronauts, scientists, authors, innovators, NASArepresentatives, and international space experts meet for the sole purpose of discussing and planning thepermanent settlement of the Moon.Topics covered range from critical technologies needed, to national space policy, to property rights andspace law, to the architectural design of lunar colonies. Space entrepreneurs present and describe their projects and business models and provide first hand information of the progress made each year. Theemphasis this year will be on the President's new Moon / Mars initiative as well as the excitingdevelopments in commercial space: Suborbital tourism, new regulatory legislation (HR 3752), privatelydeveloped launch systems (SpaceEx), Orbital Recovery and upcoming missions.Our Conference Chairman this year is
, author of the book "A Man on The Moon" on whichthe HBO Series "From the Earth To The Moon" was based. Joining him as Co-Chair is one of our founders,
. Tumlinson was recently invited to the White House for the official presidentialannouncement of the Moon / Mars space exploration initiative and he has testified before the SenateCommerce, Science and Transportation Committee in strong support of human space settlement and thecentral role that private enterprise must play in opening up this new economic frontier. As usual, this year we are also honored by the participation of some very prominent and historic figures inspace exploration. Among these:
Dr. George Mueller
also known as "The man who put men on the Moon"for leading the Apollo program from 1963 to 1969,
Captain John Young
, whose long and distinguishedcareer included walking on the Moon during the Apollo 16 mission,
, former NASA Chief of Staff, and
, director of such films as Aliens, The Abyss, Titanic, and many others. JamesCameron is among the leading innovators in film technology and an avid space enthusiast.This event promises to be the most relevant and exciting Return To The Moon Conference to date. We areplanning additional surprises that will be announced as we receive final confirmations. Please check backat this website regularly for updates and new announcements.If you are considering submitting a technical paper for presentation (please go to the Call for Papers page)or are simply interested in seeing the exploration and settlement of the Moon take place within our lifetime,this is an event you should not miss.Register now to ensure your place at this historic event.The Westin Casuarina is offering RTM V attendees a special conference rate of $129. a night plus tax (a$60. a night savings off their regular price). To make reservations, call 1-702-836-9775 and mention theSpace Frontier Foundation16 First AvenueNyack, NY 10960800-78-SPACE(800-787-7223)Contact UsSend Us Your CommentsJoin the Fight Andrew Chaikin's
AMan on the Moon
is thedefinitive guide to the Apollo program. Clickabove to order from Amazon.com.Robert A. Heinlein'sclassic,
The Moon is aHarsh Mistress
, is amust read for all Lunar enthusiasts.
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