Public Seminar - 27 October 2017

Seattle, Washington

Emerging Frontiers in Newspace: Views from Seattle and Tokyo

On 27 October 2017, Saadia M. Pekkanen convened the Emerging Frontiers Meeting 2 at The Museum of Flight, Seattle, Washington. Attended by stakeholders from academia, industry, military, and the legislature, this meeting raised awareness of policy developments in “newspace” technologies, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Project co-authors Setsuko Aoki, John Mittleman, and Hiroshi Yamakawa gave general presentations on the project research areas, inviting comment and discussion on global, regional, and local space-related changes. The participants discussed Washington state’s position as a global center for the newspace industry, fostering networks between the state and Japanese stakeholders.