The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will launch its new Innovators series beginning April 26. The free series will be a destination for young entrepreneurs and space start-ups in the New York City area. Innovators will be held on April 26, June 14, September 27, October 18 and November 8 at the Intrepid Museum located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue). Doors open 7:00pm, events begin at 7:30pm.
During each of the five sessions, technology leaders in the new space economy will discuss the innovations that will take us back to the Moon and beyond in an informal café atmosphere. Following each presentation, attendees are invited to enjoy networking and conversation with both the speaker(s) and fellow entrepreneurs.
Innovators is free to attend. Guests must be 21+. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with a valid ID. For more information and to register please visit intrepidmuseum.org.
Friday, April 26: Robert Bell – Life on Earth: Brought to You By Satellite
The modern world is brought to you by satellite – literally. From TV to computer networks, weather forecasts to maps, your world is powered by amazing gadgets orbiting hundreds or thousands of miles above the Earth. They are the invisible yet indispensable infrastructure of the planet. Where are they and how do they work? What do they really do for you every day? What’s in store for the future? Join event speaker Robert Bell to find out how today’s generation of innovators is creating new space technology and applications that will do things we never dreamed possible before.
About the speaker: Robert Bell is the executive director of Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI), where he is responsible for its programs, finances and operations. Under his leadership, SSPI has introduced new programs focusing on advancing satellite industry workforce practices and promoting enormous contributions of satellite to the world economy, governance, human welfare, peace and security. His team has also established effective partnerships with educational institutions and associations to attract young people to careers in the first and most successful business operating in space today.