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The 2020 Humans to Mars Summit

Are missions to the Moon by 2024 and Mars by 2033 achievable?

How will the 2020 Mars Rover advance the goal of getting humans to Mars?

If we find life on Mars, what next?

These are just a few of the questions that will be explored at the 2020 Humans to Mars Summit that is taking place on May 12-14, 2020 at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, D.C. Register today for H2M 2020, the largest annual conference in the world dedicated to the goal of a sustainable human presence on Mars starting no later than the early 2030s. "Critical decisions need to be made now to enable a return to the Moon by the mid-2020s and human missions to the surface of Mars by 2033," stated Explore Mars CEO Chris Carberry. "H2M 2020 is well timed to directly engage on may of the most critical issues and decisions in the space exploration community.”

Programming for H2M 2020 is already well underway with such topics as:

  • Are missions to the Moon by 2024 and Mars by 2033 achievable?
  • How will the 2020 Mars Rover advance the goal of getting humans to Mars?
  • If we find life on Mars, what next?
  • The Innovation of Mars and the benefits to Earth
  • Mars and Workforce Development: Young professional panel
  • Cities in Space: Mars student competition
  • Advancing Mars Through Cubesats
  • Traveling to Mars: A panel of astronauts discuss the opportunities and challenges of human explorers on Mars.

Tentative Speakers Include:

James Green

NASA, Chief Scientist

James Green
  NASA, Chief Scientist

Martine Rothblatt

United Therapeutics Corporation, CEO

Martine Rothblatt
  United Therapeutics Corporation, CEO

Naeem Altaf

IBM, Chief Technologist Space Tech

Naeem Altaf
  IBM, Chief Technologist Space Tech

Janet Ivey

Explore Mars, President

Janet Ivey
  Explore Mars, President

Alan Stern

Planetary Scientist, New Horizons mission

Alan Stern
  Planetary Scientist, New Horizons mission

Steve Mackwell

American Institute of Physics, Deputy Executive Officer

Steve Mackwell
  American Institute of Physics, Deputy Executive Officer

Ellen Stofan

Director of the National Air and Space Museum

Ellen Stofan
  Director of the National Air and Space Museum

Penelope Boston

NASA, Astrobiology

Penelope Boston
  NASA, Astrobiology

@AstroAthens

Athena Brensberger, CEO @AstroAthens, Astrophysicist

@AstroAthens
  Athena Brensberger, CEO @AstroAthens, Astrophysicist

Raquel Nuno

UCLA, Planetary Scientist & Science Educator

Raquel Nuno
  UCLA, Planetary Scientist & Science Educator

And many more to come!

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Leadership

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Chris Carberry
Chief Executive Officer

Board of Directors, Officers

Janet Ivey
President, Board of Directors

Joe Cassady
Executive Vice President, Board of Directors

Rick Zucker
  Vice President, Policy, Clerk, Board of Directors

Gary Fisher
Treasurer, Board of Directors

Linda Karanian
Board of Directors

Rich Phillips
Board of Directors

Allyson Reneau
Board of Directors

Joseph Webster
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Director of Finance and Operations

Josh Powers
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