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March 11 Meeting: See You in Orbit? A look at the History and Future of Space Tourism by Alan Ladwig

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Alan Ladwig is the Chief of To Orbit Productions that provides consulting services and lectures on space policy, as well the creation of art projects based on space themes. Ladwig is also serving as the Executive Vice President of Communications and a member of the Board of Directors of the Star Harbor Space Academy, a R&D, space training, and education startup company.

He served three terms at NASA Headquarters. During the Obama Administration he served as the head of Public Outreach. Under the Clinton Administration Ladwig established, and was Associate Administrator, of the Office of Policy and Plans. From 1981 to 1989 he was a civil servant and managed a variety of programs for the Office of Education, the Office of Space Flight and the Office of Exploration. He managed both the Shuttle Student Involvement Program and the Space Flight Participant Program. He also served as COO of the Zero Gravity Corporation during its start up phase.


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