Disruptive ISRU: Sustainability and Regolith Utilization

Time: 16:20 - 17:30
Room: HAC Hall C
Format: Campfire

Regolith represents the largest and most accessible solid resource on the lunar and Mars surface. The sustainable use of this resource is enabling new technological advances that will shape space exploration for years to come. This special session brings together an interdisciplinary panel in a campfire format to discuss the novel usage of regolith and the potential sustainability implication for long-term space missions.

Organizer

Haroon B. OQAB

President, Columbiad Launch Services

Canada

George B. DIETRICH

Chairman, Columbiad Launch Services

Canada

Speakers

John WEN

Director, Laboratory for Emerging Energy Research (LEER)

Canada

Jean-Pierre HICKEY

Director, Multi-physics Interaction Laboratory (MPI Lab), University of Waterloo

Canada

Massimiliano VASILE

Director, Aerospace Centre for Excellence, University of Strathclyde

United Kingdom

Nobuyuki KAYA

President, Wave Arrays

Japan

Andrew WILSON

Managing Director, Metasat

United Kingdom