Space Journalist, Broadcaster and Author. She has an academic background in astrophysics and is also a director at Space for Humanity, a non-profit dedicated at democratising access to space. She speaks internationally about the commercial space industry and space investment.
ESA Director General. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). Space 4.0 represents the evolution of the space sector into a new era, characterised by a new playing field. The Moon Village is a part of ESA Director General Johann-Dietrich Wörner’s Space 4.0 concept, a new epoch in the space sector where space exploration is no longer exclusive to the public sector but open to private organizations as well.
Director of Human and Robotic Exploration at the European Space Agency. “Exploration is much more than only science. It’s the ultimate proving ground for many technologies – efficient energy production, robotics, life support systems and resource utilisation just to name a few. Space exploration is not about robots versus humans. It’s about a partnership of humans and robots”.
Venture Partner at Deep Science Ventures, the UK’s first venture-builder for science-driven companies and an industry recognised A.I. and Data Scientist for having pioneered mobile personalisation services and other disruptive digital technologies. Fortune and TIME have defined Inma as one of the best European talents in human digital behaviour and FastCompany has labelled her a “firestarter” for her cutting edge work in innovation for the last 20 years.
Geologist, speleologist, explorer. Winner of the Rolex Award for Enterprise 2014. Member of “La Venta Esplorazioni Geografiche” association and part of its council since 2009.With nearly twenty years of caving experience, Sauro has participated in research in many cave systems all over the world. He leads also a caves training program for European astronauts.
He investigates the origins and diversity of planetary systems and the prospects for life in the universe, using many of the world’s largest telescopes. A prolific researcher with more than 120 scientific papers to his credit, his discoveries have garnered widespread attention. Ray is also an award-winning writer and author of popular books.