Spacefest IX: The Event for Space Enthusiasts


Tags: SETI, Laser SETI, Mars, Planetary Exploration, Solar System

Time: 05 - 08 July 2018 -

Location: Starr Pass Resort, Tucson, AZ

Spacefest is THE event for space enthusiasts of any stripe – Astronomy, Human Space Exploration, Robotic Space Exploration, Commercial Space Development or Space History Enthusiast. For the Professional and Amateur.

Pascal Lee, SETI Institute Planetary Scientist: "Humans to Mars: From Vision to Reality"

Seth Shostak, SETI Institute Fellow and Senior Scientist: "Light Signals from ET"

Other speakers will include:

  • Phil Plait (astronomer): "Strange New Worlds"
  • Beatrice E.A. Mueller (Senior Scientist, PSI): "‘Oumuamua: The First Confirmed Interstellar Object"
  • Patrick Ford (aerospace science advisor): "Unmanned Mars Exploration: The Ultimate in Distance Learning"
  • Leonard David (journalist, author): "Our Future in Space: A Countdown to Nowhere . . . Or?"
  • Jani Radebaugh (plentary scientist, Brigham Young University): "After Cassini and Before Dragonfly"