Exploring–and Experiencing–Earth via Space Tourism

Mar 15, 2023

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

Recording: Exploring–and Experiencing–Earth via Space Tourism, Mar 15, 2023

The burgeoning space tourism industry sits at a confluence of several converging trends. Travelers are seeking more purposeful travel options to extract meaningful experiences that allow them to come back changed. There is also an increasing interest in expedition travel to experience our planet more fully. More broadly, the consumer mindset is shifting toward Earth conservation and better understanding the fragility of and our relationship to our planet.

This panel of explorers and aerospace experts will explore how space tourism can meet the various needs of today’s travelers, and how the ability to look back down on Earth can not only deliver peak experiences and purposeful travel but also help share a better vision for the future of our planet.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Richard Garriott

The Explorers Club

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Ryan Hartman

World View

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Rachel Lyons

Space For Humanity

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Kathryn Sullivan

Kathryn D. Sullivan

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