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Find past speeches and conference materials here!
ESMD Associate Administrator Doug Cooke talks about Exploration System's 2008 accomplishments and 2009 goals at the Space Transportation Association luncheon.
NASA's Exploration Systems and Space Operations Mission Directorates discuss exploration in this two-part series. View presentation charts and videos!
Presentation charts are available: NASA invited interested industry, academia and reporters to learn more about the Ares V heavy lift-launch vehicle and the Altair lunar lander and the roles they will play in returning humans to the moon by 2020.
NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Deputy Associate Administrator for Management and Policy, Tom Cremins addressed an audience in Bremen, Germany, hosted by the German Society for Aerospace (DGLR).
› Download the speech by Tom Cremins (132 KB PDF)
NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Associate Administrator, Dr. Richard Gilbrech delivered the Keynote speech at the 2008 AIAA Space Conference and Exposition.
NASA conducted a discussion of a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Lunar Surface Systems Concept Studies.
Webcasts from the 3rd Space Exploration Conference, February 26-28, are now available.
NASA's Lunar Architecture update presented at the 2007 AIAA Conference
The Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) held the first Technology Exchange Conference (TEC), November 14 and 15, at the Galveston Island Convention Center in Galveston, TX.
Top leaders from industry, academia, NASA and other agencies meet to focus on implementing the Vision for Space Exploration.
Transforming the Vision from a set of goals into concrete realities of space exploration.