"My WISC project is a book called Engineered for Greatness, about Raye J. Montague, a "hidden figure" of the Navy. Montague is unique in her achievements in a male dominated field. When she graduated high school in the 1950’s, minorities were not allowed to study engineering at the University of Arkansas. After graduation from college […]
At the Royal Society in London on July 20, 2015, Yuri Milner, Stephen Hawking and Lord Martin Rees announced a set of initiatives — a scientific programme aimed at finding evidence of technological life beyond Earth entitled ‘Breakthrough Listen. In addition, atop the One World Trade Center in New York on April 20, 2016, Breakthrough […]
Presented by Rutgers University's Haym Benaroya What might a habitat on the Moon look like? Even though we are a couple of decades from a permanent settlement on the Moon, we have been considering and studying what the habitats might look like since before the Apollo era. Initially, they will be pressurized cylinders, like the […]
The presentation “The Future of Human Exploration on Mars” will outline the current strategies and mission architecture for future human exploration of Mars using two NASA-recognized exploration zones: Mesopotamia and Protonilus Mensae (Gallegos and Newsom, 2015).
Seasteading provides solutions to challenging global problems in the realms of governance, economics, sustainability, engineering, and society. The Seasteads we develop will create much needed competition in governance, use blockchain technology for more transparent interactions, and bring thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of investment into their local regions. Seasteading is one of the […]
With InterPlanetary Festival Director Caitlin McShea and Santa Fe Institute President David Krakauer.
Zero-gravity environments. Alien intelligence. Sustainable algae-based food. The next universe is the ocean. In fact settling the oceans is the best way to save this planet, and the best way to save us from ourselves. The sustainability department at NASA Ames watched The Eight Great Moral Imperatives of Seasteading video series and invited Joe Quirk […]
Nova Spivack, Co-founder of the Arch Mission Foundation (www.archmission.org) will tell the story of the Lunar Library - an ultra-long term backup of planet Earth that was crash-landed on the Moon in 2019. He will show how it was made, what it contains, how it got to the Moon, and where it is now -- […]
“All these things that may seem big and impossible … We can do this. Peace on Earth — No problem. It gives people that type of energy … that type of power, and I have experienced that.” - Anousheh Ansari, one of the earliest space tourists in history. Seeing the earth from space is one of the most […]
Electric, autonomous mobility provides an opportunity to rethink the sound of cities. Join Jake Harper, the Senior Sound Director at Zoox, to learn about the future of auditory urban design and find out why a group of sound artists and composers have teamed up with Zoox to solve the challenge of noisy streets. Zoox is […]
Second Stage Presentation.
Dario Robleto introduces Carolyn Porco's Keynote: Cassini to Saturn: The Journey, the Legacy, the Future. Thirty-two years ago, the United States and Europe joined together to undertake a mission to the outer solar system. It was named Cassini and called for a 7-year trek across the solar system and entry into orbit around the planet […]