|October 20, 2022 |
MEDIA ADVISORY M22-154
NASA to Participate in ASCEND Conference, Brief Media on Tech Demo
NASA leaders, including Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, will participate in the 2022 ASCEND conference, hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) in Las Vegas from Monday, Oct. 24, through Wednesday, Oct. 26.
Agency speakers will deliver remarks and participate in panels highlighting various topics, including NASA's Moon to Mars exploration goals, the future of space technology, scientific advances, and more. The full program for the conference is available online.
Many events will be available online to registered conference attendees.
Among the activities NASA is participating in are:
Monday, Oct. 24 (All times are Pacific)
8 a.m. – Keynote address from Melroy on Going Back to the Moon by Design, followed a panel on Partnering for Innovation in Cislunar Space. Panelists include:
12:45 p.m. – Overview of NASA’s Strategic Technology Framework. Panelists include:
Tuesday, Oct. 25
7 a.m. – Media briefing on NASA’s Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) technology demonstration and other tech development for entry, descent, and landing. Participants include:
Members of the media can register for this briefing online regardless of conference registration status.
8 a.m. – Accelerating Space Exploration Through Global Cooperation.
Wednesday, Oct. 26
12 p.m. – Leaving Earth to Serve the Earth: Commercial and Government Assets Having Positive Impact on Earth. Panelists include:
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