Speakers Starmus V

The speakers will give lectures within the framework of the main program of the Festival “Discover the Cosmos and Change the World”, participate in different panel discussions, as well as give free talks at different venues (full program to be announced soon). The full list of scientists and astronauts and the detailed program for all of these events, including the free lectures, will be announced later this year. A separate press release will cover the concerts, musicians and artists performing at Starmus V.

Michael Collins
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Michael Collins
Keynote Speaker, Astronaut: Apollo 11
;
Charlie Duke
speaker
Charlie Duke
Astronaut: Apollo 16
;
Buzz Aldrin
speaker
Buzz Aldrin
Keynote Speaker, Astronaut: Apollo 11
;
Harrison Schmitt
speaker
Harrison Schmitt
Astronaut: Apollo 17
;
Russell Schweickart
speaker
Russell Schweickart
Astronaut: Apollo 9
;
Walter Cunningham
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Walter Cunningham
Astronaut: Apollo 7
;
Alfred Worden
speaker
Alfred Worden
Astronaut: Apollo 15
;
Gerald Griffin
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Gerald Griffin
Flight Director, Apollo Program, NASA
;
Bill Nye
speaker
Bill Nye
Science communicator
;
Fabiola Gianotti
speaker
Fabiola Gianotti
Physicist, CERN, DG
;
Brian May
speaker
Brian May
Musician and astrophysicist
;
May-Britt Moser
speaker
May-Britt Moser
Neuroscientist, Nobel Laureate
;
Emmanuelle Charpentier
speaker
Emmanuelle Charpentier
Microbiologist and biochemist
;
Brian Eno
speaker, artist
Brian Eno
Artist, composer
;
Martin Rees
speaker
Martin Rees
Astrophysicist
;
Jill Tarter
speaker
Jill Tarter
Astrophysicist
;
Tim Peake
speaker
Tim Peake
Astronaut
;
Richard Dawkins
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Richard Dawkins
Ethologist, evolutionary biologist
;
Garik Israelian
speaker
Garik Israelian
Astrophysicist and Starmus Founding Director
;
Helen Sharman
speaker
Helen Sharman
Astronaut and chemist
;
Tony Fadell
speaker
Tony Fadell
iPod inventor, iPhone co-inventor, Nest founder, and Future Shape principal
;
Bob Smith
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Bob Smith
CEO of Blue Origin
;
Alan Stern
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Alan Stern
Planetary scientist and astrophysicist
;
Clive Neal
speaker
Clive Neal
Planetary Geologist
;
Donna Strickland
speaker
Donna Strickland
Physicist, Nobel Laureate
;
Claude Nicollier
speaker
Claude Nicollier
Astronaut
;
Nicole Stott
speaker
Nicole Stott
Astronaut and Artist
;
Michel Mayor
speaker
Michel Mayor
Astrophysicist
;
David Eicher
speaker
David Eicher
Editor, writer, and popularizer
;
Carlos Moedas
speaker
Carlos Moedas
European Commission
;
Armen Sarkissian
speaker
Armen Sarkissian
President of Armenia, Physicist
;
Gennady Padalka
speaker
Gennady Padalka
Cosmonaut
;
Natalie Batalha
speaker
Natalie Batalha
Astronomer
;
Xavier Barcons
speaker
Xavier Barcons
Astrophysicist, ESO General Director
;
Edvard Moser
speaker
Edvard Moser
Neuroscientist, Nobel Laureate
;
Mark Robinson
speaker
Mark Robinson
Physicist
;
Ewine F. van Dishoeck
speaker
Ewine F. van Dishoeck
Astrophysicist & Chemist, President of the IAU
;
Kip Thorne
speaker
Kip Thorne
Astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate
;
John Logsdon
speaker
John Logsdon
Space race historian
;
Rafael Rebolo
speaker
Rafael Rebolo
Astrophysicist
;
George Smoot
speaker
George Smoot
Astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate
;
Robert Wilson
speaker
Robert Wilson
Physicist , Nobel Laureate
;
Nergis Mavalvala
speaker
Nergis Mavalvala
Astrophysicist
;
Eugene Kaspersky
speaker
Eugene Kaspersky
Cybersecurity expert
;
Adam Riess
speaker
Adam Riess
Astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate
;
Elizabeth Blackburn
speaker
Elizabeth Blackburn
Biochemist, Nobel Laureate
;
Garrett Reisman
speaker
Garrett Reisman
Astronaut & Director of crew operations at SpaceX
;
Barry Barish
speaker
Barry Barish
Astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate
;
Eric Betzig
speaker
Eric Betzig
Physicist, Nobel Laureate
;
Sandra Magnus
speaker
Sandra Magnus
Astronaut
;
Brian Schmidt
speaker
Brian Schmidt
Astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate
;
Chris Hadfield
speaker
Chris Hadfield
Astronaut
;
Yuri Baturin
speaker
Yuri Baturin
Cosmonaut
;
Robert Williams
speaker
Robert Williams
Astrophysicist
;
Long Xiao
speaker
Long Xiao
Planetary Geologist
;
Oliver James
speaker
Oliver James
Chief Scientist at Double Negative Visual Effects
;
Kurt Wüthrich
speaker
Kurt Wüthrich
Chemist/Biophysicist, Nobel Laureate
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