On 2 April 2020, NASA released the “Plan for Sustained Lunar Exploration and Development,” in response to direction from the National Space Council. As humanity works to develop a “vibrant Earth-Moon future,” we must think not only about role of space agencies and the technologies required, but also about the economic conditions needed to sustain humanity in space.
ASCENDxCo-Lab attendees joined an esteemed panel of experts on 29 July during a virtual collaborative working session to identify both the technology and information gaps, and the economic conditions needed to support long term settlement of the moon and Mars.
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This event is part of the ASCENDxSeries, a collection of online events powered by AIAA and ASCEND—the new, global platform for innovation that’s accelerating space commerce and new discoveries. In future sessions like this, ASCEND will give you the chance to:
- See the impact of new research across government, civil, and commercial
- Hear how domestic and foreign policies are affecting the space economy
- Build new partnerships that can help you achieve your business goals
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