In 2019, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first step on the moon. On the occasion of the Luxembourg Space Resources Week, we have dedicated a Space Talk to this historic event, how it has inspired us and how it will continue to change our lives.
6.45 pm: Welcome desk
7 pm: Opening speech by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Etienne Schneider.
7.15 pm: Panel debate with leading professionals from Europe and beyond
Moderator: Lisa Burke
Topic: The future of space exploration and space resources
- Matthias Maurer, ESA Astronaut
- David Parker, ESA, Director of Human and Robotic Exploration
- Gerald Sanders, NASA, Lead for In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) System Capability Leadership Team & Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD)
- Bertrand Baratte, Air Liquide, Director of Space Business Unit
- Dr. Angel Abbud-Madrid, Colorado School of Mines, Center for Space Resources
- Julien-Alexandre Lamamy, ispace Europe, Managing Director and VP of Europe R&D
- Marc Serres, Luxembourg Space Agency, CEO
8.15 pm: Free movie (documentary) offered by SES: APOLLO 11 (2019) - original version with French subtitles
9.45 pm: End