IAF – ASE Astronaut Event

Friday 25 October 2019, 10:50 – 12:20
Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom ABC

This year, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human landings on the Moon, we also look forward to an exciting future in human space exploration. New technologies, new visions, and new capabilities are inspiring new generations of explorers, enabling us to develop ambitious, exciting plans for travel to deep space destinations.

Where are we going to go?

How are we going to get there?

How will what we learn in space improve our lives right here on planet Earth?

Join us for an interactive discussion with our panel of international astronauts and cosmonauts and learn how YOU can become a part of the journey to space! Bring your questions!

Organized by:

Moderator

Leland MELVIN

Former NASA Astronaut, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

United States of America

Speakers

Charles F. BOLDEN

12th Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

United States of America

Mary CLEAVE

Former NASA Astronaut, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

United States of America

Reinhold EWALD

European Astronaut and Professor of Astronautics, University of Stuttgart

Germany

Sergey KRIKALEV

Executive Director for Piloted Spaceflights, ROSCOSMOS

Russia

André KUIPERS

ESA Astronaut, European Space Agency (ESA)

Netherlands (Holland, Europe)

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