Panel session on leveraging public interest in deep space missions at Dupont Summit, Dec. 6 + A Venus mission proposal
The organization SpaceSoc seeks to promote A Realistic Space Settlement Future. The group is sponsoring a panel discussion at the upcoming Dupont Summit event in D.C. : How can Mars human space settlement advocacy be better? Get YOUR view INCLUDED at a Dec 6 Wash, DC conference. – SpaceSoc
3:00 – 3:50 pmChair: Rahmin Bender, Policy Studies OrganizationSpaceSoc’s Public Campaign to Take Humans to MarsTom E. Diffenbach, SpaceSocAnmol Singh, SpaceSoc
Lifeboat Foundation’s Response to NASA’s Asteroid Initiative Public Engagement RequestKevin Berry, Legendary Projects
How can Mars human space settlement advocacy be better? That’s a question you can answer as part of SpaceSoc’s Mars4U roundtable at the Dupont Summit – also live online – on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy on Dec 6 in Washington, DC, USA. The Dupont Summit is an annual conference of the Policy Studies Organization (PSO), an affiliate of the American Political Science Association and International Political Science Association. PSO bridges political research with political practice.
More about the panel session: SpaceSoc’s Public Campaign to Take Humans to Mars (pdf)
Short of radical terraforming, the hellish surface of Venus is no place for settlements. However, floating habitats atop its dense atmosphere might one day be possible. Jon Goff writes about one plan (JBIS paper – PDF) for the first human mission to Venus : Random Thoughts: Inspiration Venus? – Selenian Boondocks.