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Strategic Space Assets – 2 day event
February 8 - February 9
Strategic Space Assets will be discussed during Blue Marble Week for February, a 2-day event, which is part of a year-long series of events featuring keynote presentations and talks from experienced professionals about the futures of space infrastructure and space development.
February 8-9, 9:00am – 5:00pm EST
Webinar is free, though donations are appreciated.
Space has a lot of stakeholders.
Some of us are aiming for Mars and the Moon, while others want their feet firmly planted on Earth. Some consume data from the sky in order to make life and death decisions, while others simply want a ride-share taxi from a night on the town (pre-Covid). Some fight for ‘people’ in space, while others think ‘ones-and-zeros’ of software and robots should be our primary explorers.TOPICS
Blue Marble Week’s Strategic Space conference will look at these various space stakeholders through the lens of:
POSITION // LOCATION // “TERRAIN”
ECONOMICS // INDUSTRIAL BASE
INFRASTRUCTURE // WORKFORCE
SECURITY // DOD
Next month, Space Elevators will be featured. Since the beginning of the space age, the most visible part of getting into space is the act (some say ‘art’) of balancing on the tip of a spear while simultaneously igniting sticks of dynamite underneath you. Launch is difficult. And yet, it’s becoming routine.
Join us for a dynamic discussion with some of the brightest minds in the industry.
BLUE MARBLE WEEK IS A CELEBRATION OF #EARTHSFIRSTSELFIE; IT IS HUMANITY’S FIRST WHOLE-EARTH IMAGE FROM SPACE
It was a profound moment on Dec 7th, 1972 when we realized that we, humanity, had climbed from the trees, across the savannah, and over time, invented the technology to propel us to the stars! It is why this simple picture taken by the Apollo 17 mission matters because it shows both our vast history and our vast potential.
The Blue Marble image is often credited with sparking the global environmentalist movement as it viscerally portrayed the Earth’s fragility and immediately elevated interest in climate change and climate science studies. All this is represented in #EarthsFirstSelfie!
Brought to you by the Foundation For the Future: From space transportation to space workforce education, we are the bridge between civil space and federal policy; creating an ecosystem of commerce for companies, innovators, and leaders who are building the future of America. Our goals are to create sustainable space infrastructure that supports economic growth on Earth while securing U.S. interests in space; to pass the Congressional SPACE Act in 2021; and to create an ecosystem of commerce for companies, innovators, and leaders who are building the future of America.
Be sure to watch for these upcoming Blue Marble Week events:
March 8-10 Lunar Space Elevator Infrastructure
April 5-7 Orbital Manufacturing
May 6-8 Spaced Based Solar Power
June 7-9 Propulsion + Distance
July 5-7 Mining: Lunar + Asteroids
August 4-6 Earth’s Space Elevator
September 6-8 Power Plants + Nukes In Space
October 6-8 Space Stations + Life Support + Food + Health
November 4-6 Reusable Rocketry