Space Science Track

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Location: Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Presented in Association with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory 

This year marks the first Space Symposium to include a dedicated science track, allowing for in depth discussions of a range of civil space science and research matters. Government and industry speakers will address the NASA science roadmap, planetary defense, advanced rockets, exploration initiatives, and other topics.

10:00am – Networking 

10:30am – Featured Speaker: Dr. Michael Morgan, NOAA

10:50am – ISS National Laboratories Fireside Chat

    • Francisco Cordova, ISS National Laboratory 
    • Robyn Gatens, NASA
    • Dr. Arum Sharma, Cedars Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute

11:20am – Featured Speaker: Dr. Mike Witt, Northrop Grumman

11:40am – Featured Speaker: Prof. Dr. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla, DLR

12:00pm – Featured Speaker: H.E. Dr. Salim AlMalik, ICESCO

12:15pm – Lunch Co-Sponsored by Amphenol 

1:15pm – Fireside Chat with Dr. Nicola Fox, NASA

    • Interviewed by: Dr. Jason Kalirai, JHUAPL

1:50pm – Big Rockets and Big Science

    • Michael Paul, JHUAPL – Moderator
    • Dr. John Blevins, NASA
    • Dr. Mark Clampin, NASA
    • Dr. Louise Prockter, JHUAPL
    • Julianna Scheiman, SpaceX
    • Dr. Steven Squyres, Blue Origin 

2:35pm – Planetary Defense

    • Dipak Srinivasan, JHUAPL – Moderator
    • Dr. Lisa Costa, USSF
    • Matthew Daniels, OSTP
    • Lindley Johnson, NASA
    • Dr. Bhavya Lal, NASA

3:20pm – Heliophysics Big Year

    • Dr. Elena Adams, JHUAPL
    • Nicole Rayl, NASA 

3:55pm – Lunar Lessons Learned for Mars and Beyond

    • Dr. Laurie Leshin, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Moderator 
    • Dr. Lisa Carnell, NASA
    • Tim Crain, Intuitive Machines
    • Shea Ferring, Firefly Aerospace
    • Joe Landon, Lockheed Martin

4:45pm – Closing Remarks – Ezinne Uzo-Okoro, OSTP 

Separate Registration or Purchase Required