Caltech's Entrepreneurs Forum Series Returns with "Making Green on the Red Planet"

Caltech’s Entrepreneurs Forum will present the next event in its 2018/19 series on Saturday.

Published : Monday, October 29, 2018 | 4:27 AM

Venturing to Mars: Making Green on the Red Planet will take place at the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1216 E. California Boulevard, Pasadena on Saturday, November 3.

Mars entrepreneurship has entered its lift-off phase. The US Government is preparing for manned missions to Mars but private companies like SpaceX may well get there first. Audience members will gain insights for navigating among the government and prime contractor gatekeepers in commercial efforts to get mankind to Mars.

Coffee and networking begins at 8 AM with the program running from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Early admission is $30 for adults and $20 for students plus applicable fees.

The program launches with a keynote from Dr. Sarah M. Milkovich, Science Operations Team Chief for Mars 2020 Rover, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and follows with a panel including Tim Ellis, Co-founder and CEO, Relativity Space, Vera Mulyani, CEO and Founder, Mars City Design, and Sanjeev Choudhary, Vice President, Strategic Development, AeroVironment, Inc. Lynn Foster, Founder and CEO, Z-Field Technologies LLC will moderate it.

Formed in 1984, the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum is an entrepreneurship resource of Caltech’s Office of Technology Transfer and Corporate Partnerships. The mission of the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum is to encourage the growth and success of technology-based entrepreneurial ventures in Southern California.

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