13–16 September 2016
Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California

Speakers

Speakers at AIAA SPACE 2016 are experts and leaders from the space industry who will bring the community together to discuss challenges, opportunities and critical issues facing the space industry.

In addition, paper presentations will be made by experts in a broad range of disciplines.

 

Chad Anderson
Chad Anderson
Managing Director, Space Angels Network

Armor, James
James Armor

Staff Vice President, Washington Operations, Orbital ATK
Biography

Wanda Austin
Wanda Austin
President and CEO, The Aerospace Corporation 

Blohowiak
Jim Blohowiak
Systems Engineering, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Biography

  Charles Bolden
Charles F. Bolden Jr
Administrator, NASA

Bolton,Scott

Scott Bolton
Juno Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute

Sophia Bright 
Sophia Bright
Director of Program Strategy & Execution, Information Technology Product Systems, The Boeing Company
Biography

Brian Cooke
Brian Cooke
Europa Project System Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Biography

James Crawford
James Crawford
Founder and CEO, Orbital Insight
Biography

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Tom Cwik 
Program Manager, Solar System Mission Formulation, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory 
Biography

Mark Daniels
Mark Daniels
Vice President, New Technologies and Services, Intelsat General Corporation
Biography

DeCola
Phillip DeCola
 
Chief Science Officer, Sigma Space Corporation 
Biography

Duren, Riley
Riley Duren
Chief Systems Engineer for the Earth Science Directorate, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Biography

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Pascale Ehrenfreund
Chair of the Executive Board, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Biography

Elbon, John
John Elbon
 
Vice President and General Manager, Space Exploration, The Boeing Company
Biography

Chris Ferguson
Chris Ferguson
Deputy Program Manager and Director of Crew & Mission Operations, Commercial Crew Program, The Boeing Company
Biography

Friedl,Randall 
Randall Friedl
Manager, Earth System Science Formulation Office, Earth Science Directorate, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Biography

Gazarik
Mike Gazarik

Vice President of Engineering, Ball Aerospace
Biography

Gerstenmaier  
William H. Gerstenmaier
Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations, NASA

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Michael D. Griffin
Chairman and CEO, Schafer Corporation
Biography

Hoffman, Lars
Lars Hoffman
 
Senior Director, Government Sales, SpaceX 
Biography

Iwamoto
Hiroyuki IWAMOTO
Director, JAXA Washington DC Office
Biography

Speaker - Larry James 
Lt. Gen. Larry James (USAF ret.)
Deputy Director, NASA JPL
Biography

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Steve Jolly 
Chief Engineer, Civil Space, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Biography

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Stephen Jurczyk
Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA 
Biography

  Jurvetson, Steve  
Steve Jurvetson
Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson 
 

Kutter
Bernard Kutter
Manager, Advanced Programs, United Launch Alliance
Biography

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Alison Lauderbach

Systems Engineer, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Biography

Le Franc
Jean-Pascal Le Franc
 
Deputy Director for Programming and International, CNES
Biography

Lopez-Alegria
Michael Lopez-Alegria
Former Astronaut  

Lueders
Kathryn Lueders

Program Manager, Commercial Crew Program, NASA
Biography

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Burkhard Mackensen

Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, University of Washington
Biography

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Sandra Magnus
Executive Director, AIAA and Former Astronaut

Martens
Molly Martens
Flight Operations Engineer, The Boeing Company
Biography

Jeff Matthews
Jeff Matthews
Director of Venture Strategy & Research, Space Frontier Foundation
Biography

Nield, George Official
George C. Nield
Associate Administrator, Commercial Space Transportation, FAA
Biography

Rick Nybakken
Rick Nybakken
Project Manager, Juno Mission, NASA JPL 

Oldham
Steve Oldham
Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development, SSL
Biography 

Pawson, Steven
Steven Pawson
   
Chief of the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Biography

Bruce Pittman 
Bruce Pittman
Chief System Engineer, NASA Space Portal, NASA Ames Research Center

Prakash
Arun Prakash
   
Member Space Angels
Biography

Reed, John 
John Reed   
Senior Technical Fellow, United Launch Alliance
Biography

  Garrett Reisman
Garrett Reisman
Former Astronaut

  Roesler, Gordon
Gordon Roesler   
Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office, DARPA
Biography

Andrew Rush 
Andrew Rush
President & CEO, Made In Space, Inc.
Biography

Scott, Gregory
Gregory Scott
Space Roboticist, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Biography

Kay Sears
Kay Sears
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Biography

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Brent Sherwood
Manager, Solar System Mission Formulation Office, NASA JPL
Biography

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Marshall Short

Vice President, Laboratory Test Value Stream, The Boeing Company
Biography

Steinmeyer
John Steinmeyer

Director, Business Development, Launch Vehicle Division, Orbital ATK
Biography

Tripathi
Abhishek Tripathi
Director, Commercial Crew and Cargo Certification, SpaceX  

John Valasek PHOTO
John Valasek
Professor and Director, Center for Autonomous Vehicles and Sensor Systems, Texas A&M University
Biography

Julie VanKleeck PHOTO
Julie VanKleeck
Vice President, Advanced Space and Launch Programs, Aerojet Rocketdyne
Biography

Weeden, Brian
Brian Weeden
Technical Advisor, Secure World Foundation

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