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DEPT OF EXPLORATION: BECAUSE YOU CAN’T GET TO SPACE W/O DEPT OF ENERGY, Sept 10, 2020, virtual, 11:00 am-12:15 pm ET

The Department of Energy (DOE) will hold a virtual roundtable discussion on September 10 from 11:00 am – 12:15 pm ET entitled  “Department of Exploration: Because You Can’t Get to Space Without the Department of Energy.”

More information and a registration link are on the event’s website.

Participants include:

Keynote speakers:
– Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette [who has referred to his department as the “Department of Exploration” at National Space Council meetings]
– DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul DabbarAward-winning science writer and space reporter, Alan Boyle from GeekWire will lead a roundtable discussion with space experts:
– Tracey Bishop, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Infrastructure Programs, DOE Office of Nuclear Energy
– Dr. Kevin Greenaugh, Assistant Deputy Administrator for Strategic Partnership Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
– Dr. Ralph McNutt, Chief Scientist, Space Department, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
– Dr. Ben Reinke, Executive Director, DOE Office of Strategic Planning and Policy
– Eric Stallmer, President, Commercial Spaceflight Federation
– Former Congressman Bob Walker, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, moonWalker Associates
– SpaceX


September 10
11:00 am - 11:00 pm