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The 2015 ISS R&D Conference is your connection to the latest innovations, breakthroughs and discoveries onboard the International Space Station. Located at the Marriott Copley Hotel in the center of Boston, MA, the 2015 ISS R&D Conference brings together the leading minds in scientific research from the commercial and academic communities. The 4th annual conference focuses on new discoveries in microgravity research, life sciences, materials development and remote sensing.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, delivers morning keynote on Day 2 of 2015 ISS Research and Development Conference.
A panel discussion offering perspectives on the role of the ISS in enabling the visions of nations, scientists, explorers, industrialists and entrepreneurs.
This session is designed to stimulate discussion about the capital investments and grants fueling the growth of “New Space” businesses.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Learn more about what the International Space Station Program is doing to fully develop the ISS into a world-renowned laboratory in space, enabling discoveries in science and technology that benefit life on Earth and the exploration of the universe.
A panel conversation with a spectrum of the space industry’s established and emerging players who discuss how best to leverage the ISS to enable a robust commercialization of LEO leading to sustainable economic activity before the ISS end of life.
CNN’s Rachel Crane will explore how new users of the International Space Station are pushing the boundaries of both science and innovation to translate space station utilization into benefits for Earth.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
This panel session will explore key questions associated with international and commercial partnerships in support of exploration beyond LEO.
NASA astronauts Sunita Williams and Karen Nyberg have lived and worked on the International Space Station and will recount their time in space and also discuss the significant contributions of space research to humanity’s scientific understanding.
Learn about STEM education programs that are leveraging access to the space station to impact student communities across the country—from the students and the educators themselves.