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October 24-30, 2016 / Vol 35, No 43 / Hawai`i Island, USA

21 Oct 2016, 20:12 UTC
October 24-30, 2016 / Vol 35, No 43 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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BIS Hosts 14th Reinventing Space Conference in London

The venerable British Interplanetary Society is organizing the 14th Reinventing Space (RISpace 2016) conference and exhibition on October 24-27 at the Royal Society in London. The goal is to advance one of the most dynamic, high growth sectors of the space industry, low cost access and utilization of space. A diverse program addresses new ways of doing business in space, interplanetary missions, reducing costs, tactical space systems and education. Keynote speakers include Chief Engineer of UK Space Agency Richard Crowther, Director of NASA Planetary Science Jim Green, Head of Innovation Management at Airbus DS Hélène Huby, Chairman and CEO of Arianespace Stéphane Israël, Chief Scientist at NASA Ellen Stofan, Founder of New Worlds Institute Rick Tumlinson and DG of European Space Agency Johann-Dietrich Wörner. There are at least 85 presentations scheduled over the primary days of the event, with an optional visit to Airbus DS in Stevenage on Oct 28. The venue at Carlton House Terrace is a Grade 1 listed building in St. James, part of a property in London once owned by George, Prince of Wales in the 18th Century. Now it houses scientists, engineers and explorers expanding 21st Century ...

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