Mike Mongo

author | astronaut teacher

New Worlds Conference 2018
to Nov 10

New Worlds Conference 2018

  • AT&T Hotel and Conference Center - The University of Texas at Austin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

From the website: 
"The New Worlds Conference is a comprehensive gathering of the people, companies and institutions dedicated to opening space to human development and settlement.

Featuring top level academic sessions on such topics as space habitats, resources, transportation systems and international policy, New Worlds brings together the best of the best when it comes to those setting our course towards the Moon, Mars and the Free Space between worlds, from NASA to commercial New Space companies.

New Worlds, while built on a foundation of hard-core science and engineering, is also a celebration. It is designed to draw in the next gen, create a platform for the heroes and experts who got us where we are today in space to inspire new ideas and concepts that can disrupt today’s conception of what tomorrow can be."

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SpaceVision 2018
to Nov 3

SpaceVision 2018

Join hundreds of passionate young professionals and students for the annual national conference of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space. The conference is run and organized entirely by students, and will run from November 1-3, 2018. SpaceVision 2018 will be held at Town & Country Hotel in San Diego, CA.

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to Oct 7

Astronaut Job Fair


Astronaut Job Fair is a two day event that gets kids empowered to imagine themselves in space and a transformative experience for middle-grade students. Astronaut Job Fair is a STEAM-education experience within the event structure of an actual job fair, only featuring job opportunities such as space plumber, lunar farmer, asteroid miner, and space athlete!

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to Apr 9

Yuri's Night LA

Yuri's Night is about one big worldwide space party–and who does parties better than Los Angeles? Join me with Apollo 9 Astronaut Rusty Schweickart, private space explorer Anousheh Ansaria, and serial space entrepreneur Peter Diamandis as one of Yuri's Night LA ambassadors partying the night away underneath the Space Shuttle Endeavour at California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center

More info: Yuri's Night LA.

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to Mar 10


"Space is for Everybody" presentation at SXSWedu.

SXSWedu is an annual conference focusing on innovations in learning. SXSWedu occurs at the HIlton Downtown Austin and Austin Convention Center. Like other SXSW festivals, SXSWedu seeks to converge the wide variety of stakeholders who share an interest in 21st Century innovation and best practices.

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to Nov 6

SEDS SpaceVision 2016

I'll be speaking on Space and Outreach panel at SEDS SpaceVision 2016, Purdue University. SpaceVision is annual conference of Students for Exploration & Development of Space (SEDS) and is pretty much the place to be if you are a space science degree-seeking undergraduate or grad student. SpaceVision is a great place to find a job in the space industry if you're a college student, and one of my favorite conferences of the year.

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