Space Settlement Summit 2019 Sessions

Recent Material Developments

Recent Material Developments

This session is intended to identify what material developments have occurred in the last 12 months. How has the landscape changed or advanced?

Implications of Accelerated Return to the Moon

Implications of Accelerated Return to the Moon

A new goal of boots on the Moon by 2024 has been set which implies the need for innovative partnerships with private enterprise. At the same time SpaceIL came ever so close to landing on the Moon. Suddenly countries and companies around the world believe that they can participate in opening the Lunar surface for activity. How does this change the path to space settlement?

Regulating Cis-Lunar Space

Regulating Cis-Lunar Space

If we are to reach even the early stages of Space Settlement the volume of launch traffic from Earth will greatly exceed current flight numbers. To this will be added sub-orbital tourist flights and potentially derivatives of Starship making sub-orbital point-to-point passenger flights. Such a scenario raises new questions and will require effective solutions, do we have the mechanisms to manage this?

Cis-Lunar Economy

Cis-Lunar Economy

Economy

Non-Traditional Players to Enter the Space Scene

Non-Traditional Players to Enter the Space Scene

Non-traditional Players

Critical Issues to Supporting Life in Space Settlements

Critical Issues to Supporting Life in Space Settlements

Supporting life in space settlements requires many different things. There will be medical issues associated with life in differing gravity environments; psycholoigal / sociological issues; issues around food production and waste management.