Industry Deep Dives: ispace’s First Commercial Lunar Missions: Launcher, Lander, and Roadmap

Tuesday 2 October 2018, 16:50 – 17:10

Location: Bremen Conference Center – DLR Hall


ispace is a lunar exploration company developing micro-robotic systems to explore the Moon for water and other resources. ispace raised nearly $95M USD in its Series A funding round, which will be used to fund its first two lunar missions. Kyle Acierno, Managing Director or ispace’s subsidiary in Europe, will dive deeper into the recently announced details of ispace’s upcoming missions and its roadmap toward its envisioned 2040 “Moon Valley”.

Organized by:
ispace Europe


Robie I. Samanta Roy

Vice President for Technology and Innovation,

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company,

United States







Kyle Acierno

Managing Director,

ispace Europe,




Full Bio

Kyle Acierno is the Managing Director of ispace Europe. He is responsible for executing business strategies with a specific focus on the lunar mining missions conducted in Luxembourg as a part of the Space Resources Initiative.

Kyle has been working for ispace for two years as the Global Business Development Manager. In this role he secured a number of space agency and commercial agreements while starting new offices in Europe and the USA. Kyle specializes in lunar commerce and in 2015 won the Space Generation Advisory Council’s Space Leader award.

Kyle holds a Masters in Space Studies from the International Space University and a Bachelors in International Security from Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is a member of The Hague Space Resources Working Group and the Moon Village Association.