Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin to Headline Space Summit

Space Connect’s flagship event – now known as Aus Space24 – will also expand to two days and take place on Tuesday, 28 May and Wednesday, 29 May 2024 at the ICC in Sydney. Click here to buy tickets.

On stage, Virgin Galactic will tell the inside story of its first commercial mission earlier this year, which saw the Italian Air Force and the National Research Council of Italy collaborate on a pioneering suborbital experiment.

Among the speakers will be Walter Villadei, the astronaut onboard who served as the mission commander.

Also appearing will be Lynn McDonald, a former Colonel in the US Air Force who now serves as Blue Origin’s VP of test and flight operations. She’ll discuss the company’s groundbreaking early missions alongside how space tourism aligns with humanity’s exploration and advancement in space.

Swinburne University astronomer Professor Alan Duffy will again assume emcee duties.

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