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Rick Tumlinson to Discuss the Global Space Movement at Mars Society Convention

11 Oct 2019, 17:04 UTC
Rick Tumlinson to Discuss the Global Space Movement at Mars Society Convention
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The Mars
Society is pleased to announce that Rick Tumlinson, Founding Partner of Space
Fund and Founder of Earth Light Foundation, Space Frontier Foundation and the
New World Institute, will address the 22nd Annual International Mars Society
Convention on Thursday, October 17th at 7:30 pm at the University of Southern
California (in Los Angeles).

Mr.
Tumlinson’s talk - “Reality Check - Taking the Fiction Out of the Space
Frontier” - will take a hard core look at some of the myths and fallacies of
the space movement, including some uncomfortable conversations about politics,
policies, magic wands and wishful thinking that are often presented to the
world community by those who look to open the space frontier.

He will also
discuss what needs to change in our current planning, and how we can best
survive the coming changes in the U.S. government, social trends and how to win
the hearts and minds of the next generation, which will be the ones who will
take those first steps on the Red Planet.

Mr.
Tumlinson is a prominent space entrepreneur and space activist, having
testified before the U.S. Congress on six occasions on the future of NASA, the
U.S. spaced program ...

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