Space Flight in 2023

Room 1
13:40 - 14:40

Talk (60 min)

Space flight has evolved rapidly in the past decade - where are we in 2023?

Join Richard Campbell as he assembles all the current developments in space flight to paint an overall picture of the progress to lower the cost to orbit, expand satellite networks, evolve space stations, return to the Moon, and even explore Mars! Could we all take a vacation in space? What about work opportunities? When does humanity become a space-faring race? There's a lot to talk about!

Richard Campbell

Richard Campbell wrote his first line of code in 1977. His career has spanned the computing industry both on the hardware and software sides, development and operations. He was a co-founder of Strangeloop Networks, acquired by Radware in 2013 and was on the board of directors of Telerik which was acquired by Progress Software in 2014. Today he is a consultant and advisor to a number of successful technology firms and is the founder and chairman of Humanitarian Toolbox (, a public charity that builds open source software for disaster relief. Richard is also the host of two podcasts: .NET Rocks! ( for .NET developers and RunAs Radio ( for IT Professionals.