11-12 March 2025

London ExCeL


Business profile

Vast, a pioneer in space habitation technologies, was founded in 2021 to expand humanity across the solar system with artificial gravity crewed space stations. Their first station, Haven-1, is launching in 2025 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 and is expected to be the world’s first commercial space station. The first crewed expedition, Vast-1, will launch in a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. Dragon and its four person crew will visit Haven-1 for up to 30 days. Haven-1 provides commercial and government customers with payload opportunities for science, research, and in-space manufacturing. Additionally, the team will perform a Lunar artificial gravity demonstration on Haven-1. Vast is headquartered in Long Beach, CA.

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David Caponio



Wednesday 06 March


13:20 - 14:20   |   Keynote Theatre

The next generation of commercial space stations and their impact on the new space ecosystem

Prof Kai-Uwe Schrogl

Special Advisory for Political Affairs ,
European Space Agency (ESA)

Ray Lugo

Chief Executive Officer,
ISS National Laboratory

Mike Gold

Chief Growth Officer,
Redwire Space

David Caponio

SVP of Product and Business Development,

Dana Baki

Chief Commercial Officer,
The Exploration Company

Michael Lopez-Alegria

Chief Astronaut,
Axiom Space

Davide Petrillo

Director (Europe),
Voyager Space

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