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State of Space

Thursday, September 16, 2021

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Virtual Event

Save to Calendar 2021-09-16 12:00:00 2021-09-16 13:00:00 State of Space The Greater Houston Partnership invites you to join us for our second annual State of Space event with featured speaker Vanessa Wyche, director of NASA's Johnson Space Center. Through this year's keynote address, Director Wyche will discuss her vision for the Johnson Space Center and Houston’s role in the future of space commercialization. Houston is a pioneering hub in the aerospace and aviation sector. This virtual event will explore NASA's advances in science, technology and engineering, as well as the companies that are making the leap forward into space commercialization. Panelists:  Steve Altemus, President and CEO, Intuitive Machines, LLC Tim Kopra, Vice President of Robotics and Space, MDA Ltd. Todd May, Senior Vice President, Science and Space, KBR Moderator: David Alexander, Chair, Aerospace and Aviation Committee, Greater Houston Partnership and Director, Rice Space Institute   Health and Safety Notice  Due to surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and in consultation with medical experts and public health professionals, the Partnership has decided to move State of Space to a virtual format to ensure the health and safety of our members and staff. The Partnership continues to encourage Houstonians to get vaccinated and follow health and safety guidance to reduce the continued transmission of COVID-19 in our community. We will re-evaluate resuming in-person events scheduled this fall and keep our members notified when guidelines are modified. , , , Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public
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About this Event

The Greater Houston Partnership invites you to join us for our second annual State of Space event with featured speaker Vanessa Wyche, director of NASA's Johnson Space Center.

Through this year's keynote address, Director Wyche will discuss her vision for the Johnson Space Center and Houston’s role in the future of space commercialization.

Houston is a pioneering hub in the aerospace and aviation sector. This virtual event will explore NASA's advances in science, technology and engineering, as well as the companies that are making the leap forward into space commercialization.

Panelists: 

  • Steve Altemus, President and CEO, Intuitive Machines, LLC
  • Tim Kopra, Vice President of Robotics and Space, MDA Ltd.
  • Todd May, Senior Vice President, Science and Space, KBR

Moderator:

  • David Alexander, Chair, Aerospace and Aviation Committee, Greater Houston Partnership and Director, Rice Space Institute

 

Health and Safety Notice 

Due to surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and in consultation with medical experts and public health professionals, the Partnership has decided to move State of Space to a virtual format to ensure the health and safety of our members and staff.

The Partnership continues to encourage Houstonians to get vaccinated and follow health and safety guidance to reduce the continued transmission of COVID-19 in our community. We will re-evaluate resuming in-person events scheduled this fall and keep our members notified when guidelines are modified.

Tickets

Individual
Non-Members
$75

Questions?

Contact Elaine Blanco

eblanco@houston.org

Interested in branding?

Contact Terry Leibowitz

tleibowitz@houston.org
7138443644

Agenda

Program
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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