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How Science Fiction Has Impacted Space Exploration and Policy

June 2, 2023 @ 12:35 pm - 3:00 pm

How Science Fiction Has Impacted Space Exploration and Policy

Redwire Corporation a leader in space infrastructure for the next generation space economy, will host a panel discussion this Friday, June 2, at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex inside the Universe Theater ahead of SpaceX-28 launching no earlier than Saturday, June 3 at 12:35 p.m. EDT. Redwire’s International Space Station Roll-Out Solar Arrays are launching on SpX-28, along with Redwire plant research and materials science experiments.

Panel Title: How Science Fiction Has Impacted Space Exploration and Policy
Location: Universe Theater
Time: 11:00 am EDT.

Panel Description: Science fiction has inspired real space exploration projects including the launch of SpaceX CRS-28, which will carry Redwire’s innovative solar array technology (iROSA), science experiments and other supplies to the International Space Station. Shows like Star Trek have also influenced and inspired many scientists, engineers, and other professionals at NASA to join the space field. This panel combines those who are imagining the future with those that are actively building it, exploring synergies between the two. Join us, and prepare to boldly with a unique panel discussion that combines science and storytelling

Moderator: Mike Gold, Chief Growth Officer, Redwire

Jess Bush, Visual artist and Actor on Strange New Worlds
A.C. Charania, NASA Chief Technologist
Morgan Gendel, Screenwriter, Star Trek: The Next Generation & Deep Space 9, and Aerospace Entrepreneur

Media are invited to attend the panel in-person or virtually via livestream, which can be found at: https://youtube.com/live/NwvQfkNxMJ4. To attend in-person, please RSVP to tere.riley@redwirespace.com

About Redwire

Redwire Corporation (NYSE: RDW) is a global leader in mission critical space solutions and high reliability components for the next generation space economy, with valuable intellectual property for solar power generation, in-space 3D printing and manufacturing, avionics, critical components, sensors, digital engineering and space-based biotechnology. We combine decades of flight heritage with an agile and innovative culture. Our “Heritage plus Innovation” strategy enables us to combine proven performance with new, innovative capabilities to provide our customers with the building blocks for the present and future of space infrastructure. For more information, please visit http://redwirespace.com

Media Contact:
Emily Devine




June 2, 2023
12:35 pm - 3:00 pm
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