The event, which will examine the future of spaceflight and the new “space race,” will also feature NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and Executive Secretary of the National Space Council Scott Pace.
Additional speakers include:
Chris Ferguson, Director of the Starliner Crew and Mission Systems, Boeing
Victor Glover, NASA Astronaut
Leland Melvin, Former NASA Astronaut
Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society
Britney Schmidt, Assistant Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Tech
Ellen Stofan, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum
Nicole Stott, Former NASA Astronaut
George Whitesides, CEO of Virgin Galactic
The program is produced in partnership with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Association of Space Explorers (ASE).
This event is open to press and will be streamed on The Post’s site at wapo.st/transformersspace. Media who wish to cover must RSVP.
Friday, September 14, 2018
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Doors open at 8:30 AM)
The Washington Post Live Center
1301 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20071
Transformers: Space is produced with support from The University of Virginia.