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Space Enterprise Symposium

Space Enterprise Symposium

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Space Enterprise Symposium Agenda
1999, Seattle, WA
Space Enterprise Symposium Agenda
1999, Seattle, WA

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6/15/2014Space Enterprise Symposium Agendahttp://archive.spacefrontier.org/Events/SES1999/agenda.html1/4
Space Enteprise Symposium
Seattle, WashingtonMuseum of FlightSaturday, November 13, 1999
All speakers subject to change.
8:45 am- 9:00amOpening Remarks
Rick Tumlinson
 - President, Space Frontier FoundationThe Space Frontier Foundation is a public policy research and advocacy group that workswith government and business leaders to promote industry initiatives and governmentpolicies that will open the space frontier to the people of Earth.
9:00 am- 10:30amCheap Access to Space and Reusable Launch Vehicles
Gary Hudson
 - President and CEO, Rotary Rocket CompanyRotary Rocket Company is developing a revolutionary reusable, piloted, single-to-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle called Roton. Rotary recently completed the first successful flights of its Roton ATV atmospheric test vehicle.
Dr. Bill Gaubatz
 - President, Space Clipper InternationalSpace Clipper International is a division of Universal Space Lines, a company founded byApollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad and other members of the former McDonnell DouglasDelta Clipper team, which built and flew the Delta Clipper Experimental (DC-X) for theUS military and NASA.
Mike Kelly
 - Chairman and CTO, Kelly Space and TechnologyKST is developing the Eclipse Astroliner, a commercial spaceplane that will be towed off the ground by a Boeing 747. The company also has a contract to develop a new SpaceTransportation Architecture for NASA.
Debra Facktor Lepore
 - Payload Systems Manager, Kistler AerospaceKistler Aerospace is a Kirkland, Washington-based company developing a reusable two-stage rocket, the K-1. Kistler plans to test-launch the K-1 from Australia next year andconduct operational launches from Australia and Nevada.
Rob Wolfe
 - Chief Engineer, Pioneer RocketplaneA California-based company working on a spaceplane that uses mid-air refueling beforeboosting into orbit. Pioneer plans to relocate to the new commercial spaceport near CedarCity, Utah.
10:35 am- 12:05pmSpaceports and Space Tourism
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Bill King
 - Director of Aerospace Programs, Washington State CETDBill King is director of the Washington State Spaceport project, a government effortpromoting the establishment of a launch site for reusable launch vehicles near Grant CountyInternational Airport at Moses Lake.
Pat Ladner
 - Executive Director, Alaska Aerospace Development Corp.The Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation manages Alaska's commercial spacport,the Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island.
Thomas Arnold
 - Director, Idaho Office of Spaceport DevelopmentThe state of Idaho is proposing a commercial spaceport in the high country near the SnakeRiver.
Eric Anderson
 - General Manager, Space AdventuresSpace Adventures is a travel company that offers zero-gee training and other space-relatedtours and vacaitions to the general public. It is working with commercial rocket companiesto ofer suborbital space travel to the public in the near future.
David Ashford
 - Managing Director, Bristol SpaceplanesBristol Spaceplanes is a British company developing a four-place suborbital rocketplane forastronaut training and space tourism.
Jeff Greason
 - President, XCOR AerospaceXCOR Aerospace is developing rockets for space tourism and sport aviation, including theengine for a full-scale flying replica of the Bell X-1, the first plane to break the soundbarrier.
12:10pm -1:40 pmLuncheon
MenuOptions: RoastedCedarPlankSalmon PankoGrilledBreast of Chicken SpinachLasagna
1:40 pm- 3:10Commercial Space Exploration and New Technology
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Jim Benson
 - President, SpaceDev, Inc.SpaceDev recently announced the first commercial customer for its privately financed NearEarth Asteroid Prospector mission. SpaceDev also offers low-cost Mars and lunar missionsusing a standard spacecraft bus.
Dr. Alan Binder
 - Director, Lunar Research Institute; President, Lunar Exploration, Inc.Through the Lunar Research Institute, Dr. Binder developed and ran the highly successfulLunar Prospector mission, which confirmed the existance of ice at the north and south polesof the Moon. Dr. Binder plans to develop follow-on missions through LRI and LunarExploration, Inc.
David Gump
 - President, LunaCorpLunaCorp is developing an unmanned lunar rover mission, Lunar Icebreaker, to explore forice at the lunar pole. LunaCorp is working closely with Dr. Alan Binder and Dr. RedWhittaker.
Dr. Red Whittaker
 - Director, Field Robotics Laboratory, The Robotics Institute,Cargenie Mellon UniversityThe Field Robotics Laboratory is developing mobile robots for commercial spaceexploration. Current projects include LunaCorp's Lunar Icebreaker and Solar Blade, aminiature vehicle that will be the first spacecraft to propel itself without engines, using thepressure of the Sun¹s light on a solar sail.
Denise Norris
 - President, Applied Space ResourcesASR is developing a robotic sample return mission, Lunar Retriever. Using technologysimilar to Russian landers of the 1960's, Lunar Retriever will collect rocks and soil samplesfor sale to scientific and educational institutions, NASA, and private collectors.
Dr. Robert Hoyt
 - President, Tethers Unlimited, Inc., Deorbit CorporationTethers Unlimited is a Washington-based company developing an orbital tether withapplications for commercial satellites, space stations, and other applications. Deorbit Corp.is a wholly owned subsidiary developing a commercial tether for deorbiting outdatedsatellites.
3:20 pm- 4:30pmFinance, Policy, and Markets for New Space Ventures
Sponsored by Constellation Services International
Shubber Ali
 - Vice President of Strategy, Bay EnterprisesShubber Ali is a space industry consultant who managed the Space Practice at KPMG PeatMarwick. He has experience in developing business planning and market strategy forspaceports, launch vehicles, and satellite communications.
Dr. Earl Renaud
 - Chief Operating Officer, TGV RocketsTGV Rockets is developing a piloted reusable sounding rocket for microgravity, high-altitude research, and other scientific applications.
Charles Miller
 - President, Constellation Services InternationalConstellation Services will provide satellite retrieval and repair services, using existingtechnologies, at a fraction of the cost of satellite replacement.

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