The National Space Society invites you to come learn about the current ideas and plans for space travel, space development and space settlements at the International Space Development Conference®.
The 40th annual International Space Development Conference®, ISDC® 2022, hosted by the National Space Society will be held in Arlington, Virginia from May 27-29, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. The theme for ISDC 2022 is Living In Space.
The NSS is dedicated to our vision: People living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth, and the use of the vast resources of space for the dramatic betterment of humanity. The ISDC® is where space leaders, astronauts, enthusiasts and the next generations of young students and professionals gather each year. Regular features include talks by government and industry leaders, panels on the latest developments in space technology and related fields, exhibits from private space companies, and an unparalleled opportunity to meet and interact with the people who make the future happen.
ISDC® 2022 will host various sessions and workshops focused in multiple areas of space development: Moon and Mars exploration and settlement, deep space exploration, innovative technology, science fiction influence in today’s technology, commercialization of space, collaboration in space, asteroids, space solar power, space debris, and space law and policy, among others.
The annual International Space Development Conference® (ISDC®) is the keynote event of the National Space Society (NSS), bringing together leading managers, engineers, scientists, educators, and business people from civilian, military, commercial, entrepreneurial, and grassroots advocacy space sectors, to work toward the common goal of developing a spacefaring civilization. ISDC® has attracted over 1200 attendees from over 20 countries, and has featured renowned speakers. ISDC® has been held in various locations throughout North America, with the 40th annual conference taking place in Arlington, Virginia.
ISDC 2022 is no longer abstracts for presentations.
Associate Administrator for Space Operations
Senior Vice President – Global Launch Services
Michelle L.D. Hanlon
National Space Society
Chairman & CEO
United Therapeutics Corporation
Mary Lynne Dittmar
Executive Vice President
Government Operations & Strategic Communications, Axiom Space
Director of Strategy and Business Development
Northrop Grumman’s Human Exploration and Operations unit
NASA’s Commercial LEO Development Program
President, Explore Mars, Inc.
CEO, Janet’s Planet, Inc.
National Space Society Board of Governors
James L. Green
Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur
Many Roads to Space
From Science Fiction to Science Fact
Space Solar Power Symposium
The Martine Rothblatt
Space Settlement In Our Lifetime Prize
Commercial LEO Development
The New Space Age Continues
Consider a partnership opportunity to help support ISDC® 2022 and your organization!
Promote your organization’s name and brand recognition throughout the conference and showcase your support for the space movement. ISDC® 2022 provides an excellent marketing opportunity for your company or organization through our sponsorship program. Whether you just want an ad or if you want all of the perks that come with being the official presenting sponsor for the ISDC 2022 Conference, there is something for every budget.