Videos of presentations from the 2012 NSS International Space Development Conference in Washington, DC, are now available on the NSS website.
|Charles F. Bolden, Administrator of NASA. Opening Keynote Address. Prior to becoming NASA Administrator, Bolden was a Shuttle astronaut who flew four missions, including the deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope. 60 minute video.|
|SpaceX Update. The historic docking of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft with the International Space Station occured during the ISDC on May 25th. This brief update by SpaceX as it was happening is accompanied by an announcement from NSS Director Jay Wittner that a portion of the remains of the late former NSS Chairman of the Executive Committee, Chris Pancratz, was aboard the Falcon 9 as it launched the Dragon. 10 minute video.|
|Eric Anderson is Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of Planetary Resources, Inc., a private asteroid mining venture. He is also Chairman and Co-Founder of Space Adventures, and has sold nearly half a billion dollars in spaceflight missions, including all of the self-funded private citizens to have visited the International Space Station. Eric is a member of the NSS Board of Governors. 60 minute video.|
|Mark N. Sirangelo, Corporate Vice President, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Chairman of SNC Space Systems, whose products range from spacecraft actuators that power the Mars rovers, to hybrid rocket technologies that powered the first commercial astronaut to space, to Dream Chaser, a winged and piloted orbital commercial spacecraft. 39 minute video.|
|Steve Cook is Director of Space Technologies at Dynetics, which has been involved in both NASA and commercial space ventures, including the NASA Space Launch System, Stratolaunch Air Launch System, and the Google Lunar XPrize. 32 minute video.|
|Art Dula, CEO and founder of Excalibur Almaz, a private spaceflight company, makes major announcements of what his company has been doing and plans to do (including private human cis-lunar flights). Mr. Dula is a member of the NSS Board of Governors. 57 minute video.|