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16 November : Event - New Business Model for LEO Destinations
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New Business Model for LEO Destinations

SPEC-30
Tuesday, 16 November 14:15 - 15:00 PST (UTC-8)
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Sponsored by Blue Origin

The panel will examine how governments will be able to procure turnkey services aboard commercially-owned and operated low Earth orbit (LEO) destinations before the end of the decade. Commercial crew and cargo models have enabled governments to buy “space as a service” from commercial providers, upending traditional government contracting models, speeding innovation and the delivery essential capabilities. The group highlights the need for a predictable investment environment and procurement processes that will foster new markets and ensure the commercial viability of LEO destinations.

Moderator: Carissa Christensen, CEO, BryceTech

Justin Kugler, General Manager, Redwire Mission Solutions, Redwire Space

Janet Kavandi, President, Sierra Space Systems

Brent Sherwood, Senior Vice President, Advanced Development Programs, Blue Origin
Special Programming
Virtual
Summit Ballroom 212-213