On April 12 Western University held its annual Space Day. One of the more interesting events was a panel discussion on Space Resources: The Next Frontier in Exploration.
In this weeks SpaceQ Podcast we feature a discussion on space resources. The panel was moderated by Mellisa Battler, a Western grad and current Chief Science Officer at Mission Control Space Services. The panelists were a diverse group including;
- Michael Winter, a lawyer and a Market Conduct Investigator, London Life Insurance Company;
- Holly Johnson, President’s Business Manager, MDA;
- Mike Villeneuve, Director Central Canada Division, Geological Survey of Canada;
- Neil Banerjee, Industrial Research Chair in Advanced Mineral Exploration, Western University;
- Tim Haltigin, Senior Mission Scientist – Planetary Exploration, Canadian Space Agency;
- Charles Nyabeze, Vice-President Business Development, Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation.
It was a fascinating discussion on how we’ll use resources we find in space to what companies in this area should consider as they execute the longer term goal of enabling use of these resources.
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