The 27th International Space Development Conference
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"The New Pace of Space"

May 29 - June 1, 2008
Capital Hilton
Washington, DC

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Confirmed Featured Speakers and Special Guests
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Dr. Alan Stern

Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA

Hon. Nick Lampson

U.S. Congressman, Texas , 22nd District

Anthony Tether

Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)


Robert Bigelow (invited)

President, Bigelow Aerospace

Elon Musk

President, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation; Founder, PayPal

Doug Cooke

Deputy Associate Administrator, NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate


Miles O'Brien

CNN's Chief Technology and Environment Correspondent

General Simon 'Pete' Worden

Director, NASA Ames Research Center

Anousheh Ansari

Chairwomen, Prodea System and Space Explorer


Will Whitehorn

President, Virgin Galactic

Gregory Olsen

The worlds third spaceflight participant on a 10 day mission to the International Space Station

Peter Diamandis

Founder, X PRIZE Foundation; Zero Gravity Corporation; Rocket Racing League, ISU


Eric Anderson

CEO, Space Adventures

Hugh Downs

Broadcaster, Author, NSS Chairman


Michael Simpson

President of the International Space University

John Mankins

President, Space Power Association

LtCol Paul E. Damphousse, USMC
Chief of Advanced Concepts, 
National Security Space Office 

Charles Miller

President, Space Policy Consulting, Inc.


Doug Griffith

Space Law Expert, Law Office of Douglas Griffith