Autonomous Operations in Space:
Challenges for Technology & Policy


NOVEMBER 6, 2020

Senator Maria Cantwell
Major General John E. Shaw, Commander of Space Operations Command, US Space Force
Andy Weir, Author of The Martian

Program Topics


9:00am - 5:00pm

Keynote on the major challenges for US space policy and leadership and the role of Washington state.

Panel 1: Protecting assets from orbital debris and near-earth objects


Panel 2: Enabling sustained human presence on the Moon


Panel 3: The challenges of space entrepreneurship


Panel 4: Building our future in deep space


Also featuring student research from the University of Washington.