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George Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation, FAA. 43 minute video.
Chris Lewicki, Mission Manager for the Phoenix Mars Lander. 54 minute video.
Andrew Chaikin, author of numerous books on space history. 34 minute video.
Conference Introduction and Welcome: Jeff Kottkamp, Florida Lt. Governor, and George Whitesides, Senior Advisor to the NASA Administrator and former Executive Director of the National Space Society. 41 minute video.
Space Investment Summit: Presentations focus on the latest developments in the rapidly growing space tourism industry (vehicles, funding, destinations, timeframes, numbers of customers and more), as well as new cross-industry business opportunities. 57 minute video.
Google Lunar X Prize Panel: Will Pomerantz, X Prize Foundation, Moderator; Dave Masten, Masten Space Systems; Ruben Nunez, Omega Envoy; Bob Richards, Odyssey Moon; Scott Zeeb, TrueZer0. 55 minute video.
COTS (Commercial Orbital Transportation Services) Panel: Alan Lindenmoyer, Manager, Commercial Crew & Cargo Program, NASA; Gwynne Shotwell, President, SpaceX; Robert T. Richards, Vice President and COTS/CRS Program Director Advanced Programs Group, Orbital Sciences Corporation. 55 minute video.
Commercial Space Panel: Ken Davidian, Program Lead for Research at the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation; Carissa Christensen, Tauri Group market research firm; Lon Levin, executive, entrepreneur and NSS Governor; John Schumacher, NASA Chief of Staff. 56 minute video.
Constellation Panel: Geoffrey Yoder, Director, Constellation Systems Dvision, NASA; James Chilton, Vice President, Exploration Launch Systems, Boeing; Larry Price, Deputy Program Manager, Orion CEV, Lockheed Martin. 45 minute video.
Ares Panel: Steve Cook, Manager, Ares Projects, NASA; Charlie Precourt, Vice President, ATK Launch Systems; Dean J. Nunez, J2-X Deputy Program Manager, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne. 50 minute video.
Space Media 2.0 Panel: William Pomerantz, X PRIZE Foundation; Robert Pearlman, collectSPACE; Jeff Foust, The Space Review; Michael Mealling, Masten Space Systems; Benjamin & Cariann Higginbotham, Spacevidcast.com. 82 minute video.