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SPEAKERS

We are exceptionally proud of our speaker roster for 2012.
About

Andrew Chaikin
KEYNOTE

Author, Space Historian

andrewchaikin.com
About

Seth Shostak

Senior Astronomer,
SETI INSTITUTE

(Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence)
www.seti.org
About

Dan Durda

Planetary Scientist
commercial astronaut candidate

website
About

Rick Tumlinson

NewSpace Pioneer

ricktumlinson.com
About

Al Worden and Francis French

Apollo 15 CMP & his biographer

Falling to Earth
About

Jim Scotti

Analyst, Operator

Spacewatch

www.noao.edu
About

Kim Stanley Robinson

Science Fiction Author

Reading List
About

Marc Millis

Interstellar Propulsion

Tau Zero......Centauri Dreams blog
About

Britney Schmidt

Planetary Scientist

University of Texas
About

Jani Radebaugh

Planetary Geologist

Brigham Young University
About

Leonard David

Space Journalist

spacecoalition.com, space.com
About

Dante Lauretta

Principal Investigator

OSIRIS-REx sample return mission
About

William Hubbard

Planetary Scientist

JUNO Jupiter mission
About

Alan Gould

co-investgator

KEPLER mission
About

Michael Joner

Astronomer, Astrophotographer

Brigham Young University
About

Michael Carroll

Author, Space Artist

About

John Spencer

Planetary Scientist

New Horizons Pluto mission
About

Marc Rayman

Chief Engineer
Mission Direrctor

DAWN asteroid mission
About

Emily Lakdawalla

Science & Tech. Coordinator
blogger

The Planetary Society
About

Peter Smith

Principal Investigator

Mars Phoenix Lander
About

Robert Brand

Space Broadcaster & entrepreneur

Echoes of Apollo
About

Dale Cox

Navy Test Pilot
Mercury 7 Finalist

Top Secret Flight.com
About

Al McEwen

Principal Investigator

HiRISE camera
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
About

Colin Burgess

Author-Editor

Outward Odyssey Series
About

Richard Cook

JPL
Deputy Project Manager

Mars Science Lab ('Curiosity')
About

Pat Ford

Director, Spaceport Northwest

Erevno Aerospace
About

Richard & Wendy Pini

Elfquest

STS-87 and elves in space
About

Mike Mullane

Astronaut, Speaker, Author

STS,41D,27,36
About

Geoff Notkin

Aerolite Meteorites

"The Meteorite Men" (TV)
About

Jay Gallentine

Ambassadors from Earth

Outward Odyssey series
About

Phil Plait

The Bad Astronomer

Top Blogger, TV host, Author
Bad Astronomy... Bad Universe
About

Carter Emmart

Visualization Director

Hayden Planrtarium, NYC
About

Ron Woods
Bill Ayrey
Alan Rochford

Spacesuit Techs Panel

Paul Weitz
Jack Lousma
Ed Gibson

Skylab Panel

Asteroid Panel


Dante Lauretta, Dan Durda, Marc Rayman, Britney Schmidt, Tom Jones

Apollo Astronaut Panel


Andy Chaikin, Al Worden, Walt Cunningham, Fred Haise, Dick Gordon

Mars Panel


Peter Smith, Al McEwen, Mike Carroll, Kim Stanley Robinson, Carter Emmart