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Emerging Space Nations
07.28.09
 
International Space University (ISU) Space Studies Program 2009 students and members of the public attended the "Emerging Space Nations" panel at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. on July 28, 2009. This panel featured discussions about several developing countries that are conducting space missions or entering the space arena and explored strategies being pursued that benefit the public.

ISU Emerging Space Countries panel Left: Angie Bukley, ISU SSP09 program director, speaks with the panel moderator, Ray Williamson, ISU SSP09 distinguished lecturer and executive director of the Secure World Foundation, Superior, Colo., before the discussion begins.

Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
ISU Emerging Space Countries panel Left to right: The panel moderator, Ray Williamson, ISU SSP09 distinguished lecturer and executive director of the Secure World Foundation and panelists Sergio Camacho, secretary general, Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Nicole Jordan, associate liaison for space prizes for the X PRIZE Foundation, Playa Vista, Calif., prepare before the discussion begins.

Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
ISU Emerging Space Countries panel Left: The panel moderator, Ray Williamson, ISU SSP09 distinguished lecturer and executive director of the Secure World Foundation opens the panel discussion by introducing the panelists.

Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
ISU Emerging Space Countries panel Left: Sergio Camacho, ISU SSP09 distinguished lecturer and secretary general, Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
ISU Emerging Space Countries panel Left: Jose Luis Cardenas, dean of the Medical Sciences Faculty at the University of Chile, Santiago.

Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
ISU Emerging Space Countries panel Left: Nicole Jordan, associate liaison for space prizes for the X PRIZE Foundation.

Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
ISU Emerging Space Countries panel Left: Jose Luis Cordeiro, director of the Venezuela Node of the United Nations’ Millennium Project, and teaching fellow of the Singularity University, Moffett Field.

Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart