About the Conference



The International Space Development Conference® (ISDC® 2017) is where people from all around the world connect and share the latest breakthroughs in space exploration, development and settlement.
ISDC® 2017 is the perfect place for space leaders, astronauts, enthusiasts and the next generation of experts to meet.
ISDC® attracts men and women of all ages; each bringing unique skills and backgrounds such as: aerospace industry leaders and startups, space exploration pioneers, academic thought leaders, and space supporters – all united by a common goal; to discuss the latest discoveries and projects on space development.

A Conference Like No Other

The ISDC® Experience

Interstellar at ISDC®


A wide range of experts in the space industry and in academia will participate in live interactive panel sessions where people can ask experts questions and get answers.

Featured Speakers

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Vector Systems

William H. Gerstenmaier

Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, NASA

Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford

Gemini 6A. Apollo 10 nd Apollo-Soyuz Astronaut

Dr. Linda Godwin

Retired NASA Astronaut
University of Missouri Physics Professor

Prof. Johann-Dietrich Wörner

Director General
European Space Agency (ESA)

Loretta Whitesides

Founder Astronaut
Virgin Galactic

Natalie Batalha

Project Scientist

Andrew Aldrin

Associate Professor at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT)
Director of the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute

Jane Poynter

Chief Executive Officer
World View Enterprises

Multiple breakout sessions covering a variety of topics will take place focusing on different areas of space development, including:

Many Roads to Space (you too can be heard at ISDC 2017)

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The ISDC® 2017 Program will include the following: morning plenary sessions, four lunches and three dinners featuring keynote speakers, an Exhibit Hall, poster sessions, workshops, tours, and much more.

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