Come join humanity’s greatest adventure at the International Space Development Conference® on May 25-28, 2023, in Frisco, Texas, just outside Dallas-Fort Worth.
The ISDC® is the premier conference of the new space age and features visionaries and top personalities from NASA and newspace. This year’s speakers include:
Dr. Bonnie Dunbar
Retired NASA Astronaut, Engineer and Educator
John and Bea Slattery Chair, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Director, Aerospace Human Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M University
Mission Commander Polaris Dawn
Mission Commander Inspiration4
Dr. Pascal Lee
Planetary Scientist, SETI Institute
Co-Founder and Chairman, Mars Institute
Director, Haughton-Mars Project
President of the National Space Society
Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur, Host and Executive Producer
Former NASA Astronaut
President, Explore Mars, Inc.
CEO, Janet’s Planet, Inc.
Dr. Eric Smith
James Webb Telescope Program, NASA
CEO & Founder
STEAMSPACE Education Outreach
Dr. Greg Autry
Clinical Professor and Director
Thunderbird Initiative for Space Leadership, Policy, and Business
Author, Journalist, Filmmaker
President and CEO
Xtraordinary Innovative Space Partnerships, Inc.
National Space Society Board of Directors
Dr. Sherry Bell
National Space Society
• Dr. Bonnie Dunbar, retired NASA astronaut, Engineer, and Educator
• Jared Isaacman, Mission Commander Polaris Dawn, the first of three missions that are part of the Polaris Program. Jared was also the Mission Commander for Inspiration4, the world’s first all civilian mission to orbit.
• Dylan Taylor, Chairman and CEO of Voyager Space Holdings and New Shepard Crewmember
• Dr. Pascal Lee, Planetary Scientist at the SETI Institute, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Mars Institute, and Director of the Haughton-Mars Project
• Anita Gale, Aerospace Engineer and CEO of the National Space Society
• Janet Ivey, Creator and Star of “Janet’s Planet,” President of Explore Mars, and Member of the NSS Board of Governors
• Science-Fiction Author Daniel Suarez and his latest tech thriller “Critical Mass”
• Rod Pyle, Editor-in-Chief of Ad Astra Magazine, Space Author and Journalist, TV Producer, and Co-Host of the “This Week in Space” Podcast
And many more. We will dive deep into many exciting newspace and space exploration topics, including:
• The exploration, development, and settlement of the Moon, Mars, and cislunar space
• Space medicine and human health in spaceflight
• Innovative spaceflight technologies
• Space commercialization and infrastructure
• International collaboration in space and living in space
• Space debris and mediation solutions
• Space law and policy
And many more. Don’t miss this premiere gathering of space professionals, enthusiasts, and entrepreneurs. The ISDC fosters innumerable partnerships and educational opportunities each year, and 2023 promises to be one of the best yet.
NSS Gerard K. O’Neill
Space Settlement Contest
The Martine Rothblatt
Space Settlement In Our Lifetime Prize
Women Forging the Next Frontier:
Female Leadership Launching Us To The Future
The Promise and Challenges of the New Space Age
Consider a partnership opportunity to help support ISDC® 2023 and your organization!
Promote your organization’s name and brand recognition throughout the conference and showcase your support for the space movement. ISDC® 2023 provides an excellent marketing opportunity for your company or organization through our sponsorship program. Whether you just want an ad or if you want all of the perks that come with being the official presenting sponsor for the ISDC 2023 Conference, there is something for every budget.