Featured Speakers

 

Dr. Peggy A. Whitson

Retired NASA Astronaut Space and Science Consultant
NSpace, LLC.

Dr. Peggy A. Whitson is a Space and Science Consultant for…[more]

 

Dr. Peggy A. Whitson

Retired NASA Astronaut Space and Science Consultant
NSpace, LLC.

Dr. Peggy A. Whitson is a Space and Science Consultant for NSpace, LLC. She…[more]

Dr. Marc D. Rayman

Chief Engineer for Mission Operations and Science
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dr. Rayman joined JPL in 1986. His work there has spanned a broad…[more]

 

Dr. Marc D. Rayman

Chief Engineer for Mission Operations and Science
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dr. Rayman joined JPL in 1986. His work there has spanned a broad range…[more]

Al Worden

Astronaut – Apollo 15

From July 26 to August 7, 1971, Astronaut Al Worden served as the Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 15 mission along with crewmates Dave Scott and Jim Irwin. Al is a…[more]

 

Al Worden

Astronaut – Apollo 15

From July 26 to August 7, 1971, Astronaut Al Worden served as the Command Module…[more]

Steve Jurvetson

Co-Founder
Future Ventures

Steve Jurvetson is an early-stage venture capitalist with a focus on founder-led, mission-driven companies at the cutting edge of disruptive…[more]

 

Steve Jurvetson

Co-Founder
Future Ventures

Steve Jurvetson is an early-stage venture capitalist with a focus on founder-led…[more]

Dr. David Gallo

Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives
RMS Titanic, Inc

Dr. David Gallo has been at the forefront of oceanographic exploration and discovery for the past 40 years.  In 1987…[more]

 

Dr. David Gallo

Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives
RMS Titanic, Inc

Dr. David Gallo has been at the forefront of oceanographic exploration and…[more]

Greg Russell

Academy Award Nominated Sound Engineer

Greg Russell is one of the most respected and sought-after sound engineers in the film industry. He has worked on more…[more]

 

Greg Russell

Academy Award Nominated Sound Engineer

Greg Russell is one of the most respected and sought-after sound engineers in…[more]

Isaac Arthur

Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur

Isaac Arthur is the creator of Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur, a science education and entertainment show with half a million…[more]

 

Isaac Arthur

Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur

Isaac Arthur is the creator of Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur, a science…[more]

Dylan Taylor

Chairman and CEO
Voyager Space Holdings

Dylan Taylor is a global business leader and philanthropist. He is an active pioneer in the space exploration industry as a CEO, investor…[more]

 

Dylan Taylor

Chairman and CEO
Voyager Space Holdings

Dylan Taylor is a global business leader and philanthropist. He is an active pioneer in the…[more]

Previous Featured Speakers

 

Tory Bruno, CEO, ULA (ISDC 2019)

Jeff Manber, CEO, NanoRacks (ISDC 2019)

Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator (ISDC 2019)

Jeff Bezos, Amazon, Blue Origin (ISDC 2018)

Freeman Dyson (ISDC® 2018)

Thomas Muller, Propulsion CTO, SpaceX (ISDC® 2018)

Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General, ESA (ISDC® 2017)

William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administator, NASA (ISDC® 2017)

Thomas P. Stafford, Gemini & Apollo Astronaut (ISDC® 2017)

Alan Stern, Principal Investigator, New Horizons (ISDC® 2016)

Ellen Ochoa, Director NASA’s Johnson Space Center ISDC® 2016)

Lindley Johnson, Planetary Defense Officer, NASA (ISDC® 2016)

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut (ISDC® 2015)

Lori Gaver, former NASA Deputy Administrator ISDC® 2015)

Kip Thorne, Interstellar, Caltech (ISDC® 2015)

Anousheh Ansari, X Prize, private Space Traveler (ISDC® 2015)

Elon Musk, SpaceX (ISDC® 2014)

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India (ISDC® 2013)

Mae Jemison, NASA Shuttle Astronaut (ISDC® 2013)

 

Jeff Bezos at ISDC® 2018
Los Angeles, California
Photo by Keith Zacharaski/NSS

Kip Thorne at ISDC® 2015
Toronto, Canada
Photo by Gordon Hawkins/NSS

Buzz Aldrin at ISDC® 2015
Toronto, Canada
Photo by Gordon Hawkins/NSS

Previous Keynote Speakers

 

Tory Bruno, CEO, ULA (ISDC 2019)

Jeff Manber, CEO, NanoRacks (ISDC 2019)

Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator (ISDC 2019)

Jeff Bezos, Amazon, Blue Origin (ISDC 2018)

Freeman Dyson, (ISDC® 2018)

Thomas Muller, Propulsion CTO, SpaceX (ISDC® 2018)

Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General, ESA (ISDC® 2017)

William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administator, NASA (ISDC® 2017)

Thomas P. Stafford, Gemini & Apollo Astronaut (ISDC® 2017)

Alan Stern, Principal Investigator, New Horizons (ISDC® 2016)

Ellen Ochoa, Director NASA’s Johnson Space Center ISDC® 2016)

Lindley Johnson, Planetary Defense Officer, NASA (ISDC® 2016)

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut (ISDC® 2015)

Lori Gaver, former NASA Deputy Administrator ISDC® 2015)

Kip Thorne, Interstellar, Caltech (ISDC® 2015)

Anousheh Ansari, X Prize, private Space Traveler (ISDC® 2015)

Elon Musk, SpaceX (ISDC® 2014)

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India (ISDC® 2013)

Mae Jemison, NASA Shuttle Astronaut (ISDC® 2013)

 

Jeff Bezos at ISDC® 2018
Los Angeles, California
Photo by Keith Zacharaski/NSS

 

Kip Thorne at ISDC® 2015
Toronto, Canada
Photo by Gordon Hawkins/NSS

 

Buzz Aldrin at ISDC® 2015
Toronto, Canada
Photo by Gordon Hawkins/NSS