Space Tourism Conference
Scott McLaughlin, CEO, Spaceport
Roberta Perry, Past President, Themed Entertainment Association
Brent Bushnell, Chairman & Co-Founder, Two Bit Circus
Lewis Stanton, CEO, Mars World Enterprises
Moderator: John Spencer, co-founder, Space Tourism Conference
Host: Allison Dollar, co-founder, Space Tourism Conference
Commercial space and space tourism dominate the news cycle right now, reinforced by myriad opportunities to experience space right here on Earth via Location Based Entertainment.
From Disney’s original theme park “Flight to the Moon” ride to the “Shuttle Launch Experience” ride at the Kennedy Space Center to IMAX Theaters immersive space films, the proposed $2B Mars World attraction and luxury resort and many other space attractions around the world there are growing opportunities to experience space right here on home world.
19+ million visitors annually enjoy NASA Centers, space attractions, spaceports and space museums in the U.S., and many more visit science centers and planetariums around the world.
Our discussion will explore this relationship, discuss future plans/trends on further integrations between space and fun immersive experiences, and lay out ideas on how to entertain, educate and inspire future generations of space explorers, scientists, investors and developers.