Webinar: Return of U.S. Human Orbital Flight

This webinar took place May 12, 2020

As NASA and SpaceX prepare to launch astronauts into orbit from the U.S. for the first time since the space shuttle ended, join our complimentary interactive webinar featuring four icons of human spaceflight for an hour-long discussion about what's changed in the last decade, what’s still essential and what human spaceflight may develop into in the future.

Watch the full recording above.



  • Wayne Hale, Director of Human Spaceflight for Special Aerospace Services
  • Pam Melroy, former NASA astronaut and now CEO of Melroy & Hollett Technology
  • Mike Moses, President, Virgin Galactic
  • Peggy Whitson, former NASA astronaut

Moderator: Irene Klotz, Space Editor, Aviation Week Network


If you missed the webinar and would like to ask the panel your questions, submit them now: