Spring 2017 Banquet

PIONEERS 2017 SPRING BANQUET.

A great night with Moon Express, Mars Bricks and more.

Former Florida Tech Student, Alex Light explains Mars Brick making project. Alex Light answers questions about Martian Brick making project.

Missile, Range and Space Pioneers Spring Banquet 2017

MSRP Spring banquet 2017.

Space Pioneers, Vice President, Chelsea Partridge introduces Key Note Speaker Dr. Bob Richards from Moon Express

Dr. Bob Richards explaining Moon Express to the Missile, Space and Range Pioneers at the Spring Banquet.

Dr. Bob Richards explains were all in one big connected universe and need to explore.

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MOON EXPRESS FOUNDER AND CEO BOB RICHARDS TO HEADLINE SPACE PIONEERS BANQUET

Moon Express Founder and CEO Bob Richards will be speaking at the Missile, Space, and Range Pioneers (MSRP) Spring Banquet. Dr. Robert (Bob) Richards is a space entrepreneur and futurist. He is a Co-Founder of the International Space University, Singularity University, SEDS, the Space Generation Foundation and Moon Express, Inc. a space transportation and lunar resources company located at Cape Canaveral, where he currently serves as President and CEO. Bob chairs the Space Commerce Committee of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, serves on the board of the Space Foundation, and is a member of the International Institute of Space Law.

The MSRP Spring banquet is June 2, 2017 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cocoa Beach and is open to the public. The banquet includes a sit-down dinner and a cash bar. Social starts at 5:30 pm, with dinner served at 7:00 pm.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! SEATING IS LIMITED!

Moon Express LOGOMORE ON BOB

AND MOON EXPRESS

Dr. Robert (Bob) Richards is a space entrepreneur and futurist. He is a Co-Founder of the International Space University, Singularity University, SEDS, the Space Generation Foundation and Moon Express, Inc. a space transportation and lunar resources company located at Cape Canaveral, where he currently serves as President and CEO. Bob chairs the Space Commerce Committee of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, serves on the board of the Space Foundation, and is a member of the International Institute of Space Law. As Director of the Optech Space Division from 2002-2009, Bob led the company’s technology into orbit in 2004 and to the surface of Mars in 2007 aboard the NASA Phoenix Lander, making the first discovery of falling Martian snow. Bob studied aerospace and industrial engineering at Ryerson University; physics and astronomy at the University of Toronto; and space science at Cornell University where he became special assistant to Carl Sagan. Bob is an evangelist of the “NewSpace” movement and has been a catalyst for a number of commercial space ventures. He is the recipient of the K.E. Tsiolkovski Medal (Russia, 1995), the Space Frontier “Vision to Reality” Award (USA , 1994), the Arthur C. Clarke Commendation (Sri Lanka, 1990) and Aviation & Space Technology Laurel (USA, 1988). He is a contributing author of “Blueprint for Space” (Smithsonian Institution 1992); “Return to the Moon” (Apogee Books 2005) and “The Farthest Shore” (ISU Press 2009). In 2005 Bob received a Doctorate of Space Achievement (honoris causa) from the International Space University for “distinguished accomplishments in support of humanity’s exploration and use of space.”