FEB. 21–23, 2023


TINA Talks

There is so much to cover when it comes to commercial space that we created these short, TED Talk-Style sessions to address all the topics important to you. These sessions take place on the Main Stage and are open to all attendees.

Wednesday, February 22

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

NASA's Open Innovation Program: Tapping the Power of Diversity

Steve Rader

Program Manager, NASA's Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation

Space Marketing: Competing in the New Commercial Space Industry

Izzy House

Author and Podcast Host, Space Marketing

Zero to One in the DoD

Kevin Landtroop

Innovation Architect, SBIR Advisors

1:30 - 2:30 PM

Geopolitics of Crew Selection and Intellectual Property Rights on Inner Planetary Space Exploration

Mary Paulet

Talon Analystics and Situational Awareness


Helping Build the Infrastructure

Les Lake

Vice President, Business Development, All Points


3:00 - 4:15 PM

Ground-Based Medical Support to Support the Commercialization of Space Travel

Paulo Alves

MedAire’s Global Medical Director of Aviation Health, MedAire, International SOS

Thursday, February 23

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

GITAI Space Robotic Systems

Keiko Nakamura-Messenger

Director of Business Development, GITAI USA Inc.

Science Communications for NASA

James Tralie

Producer and Animator, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Staying Motivated in an Ever-Evolving World

Devin Dickens

Sr. Business Development Manager, Axient Corporation

1:30 - 2:30 PM

It Takes a Village to Launch Students' Dreams to Space

Michelle Lucas

Founder/President, Higher Orbits

Lunar Photon and CAPSTONE

Richard French

Director - Business Development and Strategy, Space Systems, Rocket Lab

The Launch Weather Decision Support System for Spaceport Operations

Bill Conway

Director of Systems, Radiometrics Corporation


3:00 - 4:00 PM

Lunar Habitats

Haym Benaroya

Professor, Rutgers University


The Commercial Space Revolution is Over - Who Won?

Philip McAlister

Director, Commercial Space Division, NASA HQ