SAM Symposium 2020

SAM Symposium 2020

The SAM Symposium 2020 is concluded with a dozen team members from around the world sharing their enthusiasm and expertise in helping our species become interplanetary.

You can watch all of the videos at

01 + 02 – Open with Kai Staats, and a welcome by Dr. Joaquin Ruiz, UA VP of Global Environmental Futures and Executive Director at Biosphere 2
03 – Taber MacCallum, Founder, Co-CEO & CTO for Space Perspective
04 – Ewan Reid, CEO of Mission Control Space Services
05 – Dr. Cameron Smith, Founder and Trent Tresch, Researcher at Smith Aerospace Garments
06 – Ezio Melotti, Lead front-end Developer at SIMOC
07 – Anastasiya Stepanova, Engineer at the Institute of Biomedical Problems and SIRIUS
08 – Dr. Shannon Rupert – Director of the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS ), Mars Society
09 – Michael Blum and the UA CEAC / Mars-Lunar Greenhouse student team
10 – Coby Scheidemantel and the UA ENGR 498 Capstone student team
11 – Bryan Versteeg, Conceptual Designer at Space Habs
12 – John Adams, Deputy Director at Biosphere 2 and Kai Staats, Director of SAM

By |2020-12-19T04:53:06+00:00December 19th, 2020|Categories: SAM, Videos|0 Comments

Mars Society 2020 video on SIMOC and SAM now available

Kai Staats presents SIMOC and SAM to the Mars Society 2020 virtual convention. He provides an introduction to SIMOC coupled with a live demonstration at the National Geographic website, and then provides the world premiere of SAM with a description of how these two projects inform each other, from simulation data collection, and eventually AI-driven management and real-time control of the life support system, plant growth, and more. Watch the presentation on the SIMOC videos page …

By |2020-10-30T18:21:40+00:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: SAM, Videos|0 Comments