Bring Life To Space

The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference is where astronauts, scientists, entrepreneurs, government officials, activists and other citizens who look forward to the opening of the “final frontier” gather each year to discover the future of space exploration.


Dance with a Star: Buzz Aldrin

Some of those attending this year's ISDC are:

These are just a few of the many Speakers that will be sharing their views on the future of space exploration.

The International Space Development Conference will be host to:

Regular ISDC features include presentations and panel discussion by government and industry leaders, astronauts, engineers, and scientists about the latest developments in space technology and related fields. This year's ISDC will include a thorough look at where the space program stands in light of the Obama administration's new space policy. There are a number of Major Program Themes for this year's ISDC and the Schedule provides something for everyone.

In addition to hearing the world's space leader's views on the future of space exploration, ISDC registrants are provided with the unique opportunity to present their personal views and ideas in the conference's “Many Roads to Space” forum.

There will also be exhibits from NASA and private space companies. The ISDC provides members of the public with an unparalleled opportunity to meet and interact with the people who are making our future in space happen.

Advance online registration is only $180 for adults, $160 for NSS members, and $40 for students until before the start of the conference. The regular at-door registration rate will be $240. For information about purchasing tickets for the various meal events and the special Tours see the Registration Page


»Click Here To Register Now for the 2010 ISDC«

Secondary Meals and Tour Registration Now Open

If you have already registered to attend ISDC, you will need to complete the secondary registration process to purchase tickets for the tour and meal events.

For more information about the special meal functions, see the Registration page.

For more information about the special tour of Argonne and Fermilab, see the Tours page.

Click Here to Complete Secondary Registration: Meals and Tours



Image Credit: Our web site background image - Shenandoah at Mars - was created by space artist David Robinson and was featured in Ad Astra magazine, the official publication of the National Space Society.

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Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning
MAY 27th - 31st, 2010


InterContinental Chicago O'Hare
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018



ISDC 2010 is presented by the National Space Society

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