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Liftoff!
Episodes airing monthly
Next up: Workforce

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Liftoff!  Get on the launchpad and join us as this Conversation takes off! 

Join our "fab four" hosts while they discuss aspects of the

space industry and life in space

The Foundation For The Future’s Conversations for the Future conference series is designed to broaden the knowledge base among key officials and stakeholders through a wide range of educational activities.  

Bridging the gap between public & private in the space industry.

Talking about and presenting you with all sides of a topic so you can make up your own mind about it. 

Providing the complete picture of life and work in space

The "fab four" hosts for 2024

Episode Details:

Links:

We Work in Space - www.weworkinspace.com

CisLunar - www.cislunarindustries.com

Featured Guests Bios:

Thomas "Dr Z" Zurbuchen is a professor and leader of the Space Programs at ETH Zurich, in Switzerland. Known in the space community as “Dr. Z,” he is the longest continually serving head of science at NASA, a post he held from 2016 to 2022. As NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, he was responsible for all aspects of NASA leadership in space science. During his tenure, NASA launched 37 science missions and started 54, including the James Webb Space Telescope, two Mars landings, the Ingenuity helicopter, the Parker Solar Probe, and the DART mission. Zurbuchen also conceived and led the Earth System Observatory, an advanced multi-platform observatory that creates a 3D holistic view of the Earth, from bedrock to atmosphere. 
He has a MS and PhD of physics/astrophysics from the University of Bern and as a Professor worked at the University of Michigan as a researcher, teacher and innovator for two decades. He was the founder of the award-winning Center for Entrepreneurship there which achieved top rating within the US for their educational and experiential programs. He is a member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, recipient of the NASA Outstanding Service Medal, associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and recipient of the Presidential Rank Award, Distinguished Level. He is a winner of the excellence in international cooperation award of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), and has received multiple honorary doctorates.

 

 

Lee Steinke  is the Chief Operating Officer at CisLunar Industries and an advisor and consultant in the aerospace, national security, and energy industries. She has performed in executive roles on contracts for NASA, DARPA, Space Force, AFRL, DIU, and commercial customers. As a seasoned executive and licensed professional scientist, Lee serves on various Advisory and Review Boards, is well published on technical topics, and is a sought-after speaker.

April/May Guests:

Monthly Features:

The Rocket Girl Report from Meredith Garofalo.  Meredith is an award-winning certified broadcast meteorologist (CBM) and space/science correspondent, owner of Rocket Girl Enterprise LLC.  She will bring us feature reports monthly relating to the science of space and when possible highlight women in space and their contributions.

The Space Ace, aka Ubaldo Ciminieri with the Workforce Lens.  Ubaldo's mission with these segments, 

to mainstream space through art, music, fashion, entertainment, culture, and people.  His goal is to always represent the approachable in the space industry, to be a voice of the people who all deserve a chance to be part of the space conversation.  During Liftoff!  He works to highlight people’s stories of their journey into space, through the "workforce lens".

 

Daniel Grows, with Daniel Tompkins.  Daniel will highlight the things most people never think about when it comes to life in space!  Daniel works to find solutions to large scale difficult problems in feeding life on Earth and beyond. He has 20 years of concurrent work, study, and research of environmental and agricultural science and production.

The Galaxis Gal, Inara Tabir.  Inara is focused on the human settlement of space.  Her segments will highlight the need of every person to focus on promoting human migration, exploration, and settlement of space.

Previous Episodes & Promos

March, 2024 Episode
February 13, 2024 Episode
January 16, 2024 Live Episode
January 2024 Promotional Episode
2024 Promo
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UPCOMING EVENTS

2024 Dates:

January 16, 2024: Today’s view of Space and the “wrong stuff"

February 13, 2024: Sex in Space

March 12, 2024

ALL EVENTS
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