Friday & Saturday October 27th and 28th
At the ASU Thunderbird School of Global Management
Friday & Saturday October 27th and 28th
At the ASU Thunderbird School of Global Management

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Exploring Markets to Support Space Settlement

2023 Space Settlement Summit

Join visionaries, innovators, & pioneers charting the new frontiers of life beyond our blue planet.

Thank You to This Year's Sponsors

This is a unique, invite-only event, offering intimate access to some of the leading figures in space settlement. You will join the NSS leadership and a dynamic group of leaders from the space industry, government, military, and academia.

This Summit will be highly interactive, with all participants actively engaged in workshops, discussions, and presentations on policies that will encourage the rapid development of technologies and capabilities required to get thousands of people living and working in space in our lifetimes.

Featured Presenters for 2023

We're thrilled to host an exceptional group of leaders, innovators, and influencers who are actively shaping our path towards space settlement. They bring a wealth of experience from various fields, ranging from entrepreneurship to space science, from policy development to global logistics.

Join us to hear these thought leaders share their insights, experiences, and vision for our future in space.
Get ready to be inspired!

All Presenters

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Founder - Interstellar Lab

Figurehead in the Spirits & Space Sectors

Expert on Advanced Entry Systems & Thermal Protection

Sr. Director of In Space Production Applications & Chief Scientific Officer of Redwire

Founder of Astra-Terra

Director of Space Leadership - ASU

Chief Scientist - USSF

Chairman National Space Society Board of Governors

Manager, In Space Production Applications (InSPA) Portfolio

Major General, Retired - USAF, NASA

NASA Deputy Administrator

Col., Astronaut - USAF, NASA

Technology And Policy Expert

Who's It For?

The Space Settlement Summit 2023 is tailor-made for the visionaries of our time — industry leaders, pioneers in space technology, policy-makers, and passionate advocates of interstellar exploration. If you're shaping the narrative of space settlement and envisioning life beyond Earth, this summit is your cosmic rendezvous.

Why Attend?

Navigate the trajectory of imminent space settlement alongside the best in the field. Share ideas, explore synergies in the emergent in-space ecosystem, and be part of dynamic discussions that will set the course for humanity’s next grand venture. Engage, collaborate, and find your stellar purpose at the nexus of innovation and imagination.

About the National Space Society (NSS)

The National Space Society (NSS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. Our vision is a future where people live and work in thriving communities beyond the Earth. NSS is committed to a space settlement agenda that will transform space from a frontier to a robustly inhabited and developed domain.

Our Mission

To empower humanity's future in space. We advocate for the exploration and settlement of space through policy, advocacy, outreach, and education. We inspire and educate the general public, support cutting-edge research, and promote the unifying power of space for the betterment of humanity. Our goal is a future where the limitless resources of space benefit all of mankind, fueling a new era of prosperity, opportunity, and discovery.

Summit VEnue Information

Join us at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University—the prestigious venue for Space Settlement Summit 2023. Nestled in vibrant Phoenix, the campus masterfully balances modern design with natural beauty, reflecting our mission to unite technological innovation with sustainability.

Inside, experience state-of-the-art facilities primed for meaningful dialogue. Spacious conference rooms, comfortable accommodations, and seamless connectivity set the stage for a transformative summit experience.

At Thunderbird, where the future of space settlement ignites.

Venue Address:

401 North 1st Street, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004

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Summit Schedule

Get ready for two days packed with enlightening talks, engaging panel discussions, and networking opportunities at the Space Settlement Summit 2023. Our curated schedule is designed to maximize your experience and facilitate a comprehensive exploration of the critical issues concerning space settlement.

October 27th

Schedule Coming Soon.

October 28th

Schedule Coming Soon.

Thank You to Casa Azul for your Support

October 26th from 6 pm to 9 pm - Sponsored Event

Special Invite for You!

Galactic Cocktail Competition

 Featuring Casa Azul Tequila: A Celestial Confluence of Craftsmanship

Attention to all cosmic connoisseurs and earthly epicureans! We are thrilled to announce the launch of the inaugural Galactic Cocktail Competition, a confluence of taste and talent celebrating the fusion of artistry and astronomy.

Hosted in the heart of Arizona, this unique event will showcase the brightest and most innovative mixologists from the Grand Canyon State. Each participant is tasked with crafting a transcendent cocktail, guided by their imagination and ingenuity, and starring the unparalleled Casa Azul Tequila.

Casa Azul Tequila, a nectar born from a single estate, ultra-premium organic agave with no additives, is renowned for its purity, elegance, and depth of flavor. It is a symbol of tradition and taste, a testament to the craft of authentic tequila-making.

The Galactic Cocktail Competition will be a voyage to uncharted territories of flavor, where the ethereal meets the earthly. Participants will compete but also collaborate, blending their skills and creativity to invent a concoction that resonates with the celestial theme.

Join us for this enthralling journey as we toast to the cosmos, the creativity of Arizona's finest mixologists, and the exceptional Casa Azul Tequila. We are excited to explore this intersection of space and spirits, where each sip tells a story of discovery and delight.

We look forward to sharing this unparalleled experience with you and extend our deepest gratitude to all who have made this stellar event possible.

See you October 26th from 6 pm to 9 pm

In Gratitude,

Colleen McLeod Garner

Current ThunderBird Director of Sales- West CASA AZUL SPIRITS
CEO/Founder, InterGalactic Imbibing LLC

Have Questions?

Contact Aggie Kobrin at the National Space Society for more information