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ILOA Galaxy Forum Canada 2013 - Bob Richards

  1. 1. 1 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Pioneering the Lunar Frontier@Bob_RichardsILOA / GALAXY FORUMMay 25 2013www.moonexpress.comVersion 130506
  2. 2. 2 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Where Will We Be In 2050?
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  22. 22. 22 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Eons of Asteroid BombardmentCreated Earth’s ResourcesThe Earth wasmolten for much ofits early history, asa result, most ofthe heavy metalssunk to its core.
  23. 23. 23 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Asteroid Bombardment alsoCreated Our Lunar ResourcesThere could bemore platinumgroup metals onthe surface of theMoon than all thereserves of Earth.Lunar resourcesexist for the samereason that Earthresources existThe Moon is achild of Earth.The Moon cooledfaster than Earth,and most asteroidresources are on ornear the surface.
  24. 24. 24 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.The Moon is an Aggregator ofAccessible Asteroid ResourcesMagneticanomalies on theMoon have beencorrelated toasteroid impactsThe Moon is anasteroidprocessingmachine.‘Mining asteroids’is most effectivelydone on theMoon because of:GRAVITY.PROXIMITY.KNOWNTECHNOLOGY.The Moon isbasically an ore bodywith the land area ofthe Americas.
  25. 25. 25 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.The Moon’s Geology is WellMapped and Partially SampledOver the last 15years, orbitalprobes havereturned hugedatasets aboutlunar geology.Lunar samples comefrom the U.S.(Apollo), the SovietUnion (robotic) &meteorites
  26. 26. 26 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.The Moon’s Surface Contains>1 Million Tons of Helium 3
  27. 27. 27 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Water on the Moon Createsthe Economics of Lunar ResourcesPermanentlyshadowed craterson the Moon are“Cold traps” forfrozen water.“Mining” waterwill be the 1stprecious lunarresource that willchange theeconomics of theMoon and theentire Solar System
  28. 28. 28 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Welcome to the MoonrushWe are looking at the Moon as entrepreneurs, findingscalable opportunity in today’s markets that bridge to a newfrontier of massive economic resources for planet Earth.
  29. 29. 29 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Welcome to Moon Express!We’re a lunar resources company with massive economicopportunity and early profitable on-ramps to commercial lunartransportation and operations.We are partnered with NASA and a leading contender to winthe $30M Google Lunar X PRIZE challenge.
  30. 30. 30 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.The Big PictureWe’re on a trajectory to intercept and dominate rapid market change in theU.S. and world demand for lunar access over next 1-5 years.We have a long term goal of opening up and profiting from lunar resourcesfor the benefit and security of Earth and our future in space.EXPLORE PROSPER SECURE2020 20302015
  31. 31. 31 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Massive Economic OpportunityBut the politicalwill, technology, science, andeconomics were not ready during thelast 40 years since Apollo.New conditions create an opportunity for commercial on-ramps…The Technology, Science, Economics, and Politics are now right.The Moon has massiveopportunities for economicvalue to Earth, includingprecious planetary resourcesfor use on Earth and in space.
  32. 32. 32 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.A New Global Moon RaceRussia has announced plans toreturn to the Moon and also builda Moon base.The U.S. cancelled it’s lunar landing plans in 2010 in favor of flexibledestinations and public/private partnerships for lunar access.China is sending a lander to theMoon in late 2013 – and hasplans to build a Moon base.Europe, Japan and India have allsuccessfully sent lunar orbiters tothe Moon in the last decade.Iran, South Korea and the U.K.have announced plans formissions to the Moon.?
  33. 33. 33 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.The White House has embraced commercial space transportation and NASA haspartnered with Moon Express to help put the U.S. back on the Moon.NASA and the DoD have issued >$3B in contracts to the commercial space sectorin the last 3yrs. This commercial paradigm is being extended to the Moon, and>$1B in potential lunar ‘orphan payloads’ have been identified.NASA has already awarded Moon Express a $10M contract under its firstcommercial lunar program.U.S. Commercial Lunar Emerges2015 20202000
  34. 34. 34 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.• Supporting NASA & international exploration (NOW)• Delivering science & commercial payloads (NOW)• Returning samples for science and consumer markets (NEXT)• Strategic lunar access & rapid response (NASCENT)Today’s Moon Markets ($B)2013-2020
  35. 35. 35 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.• Resources: prospecting & mining operations• Energy: Facilitating space-based fuels & solar power• Industry: Space-based manufacturing and R&D• People: Serving space tourism & entertainment marketsFuture Moon Markets ($T)2020-2030
  36. 36. 36 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.How Much is a Moonrock?~$2M per gramin 1993 dollars(~$3.2M per gramin 2012 dollars)Allowing for a 2/3market dilution, a1 kilogram lunarsample returnedto Earth could beworth >$1B today
  37. 37. 37 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Moon Express LeveragesDisruptive TechnologiesThere are four disruptive technologyareas that lead to our opportunity:1. Commercial rockets2. Avionics micro-miniaturization3. Advanced propulsion systems4. Micro-lander technologyAdvancedPropulsionMicro-Lander TechnologyCommercialRocketsMicro-avionics
  38. 38. 38 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.NASA is our Partnerand our CustomerMoon Express entered into apartnership with NASA in October2010 for the development of ourrobotic lunar lander system.We were also selected by NASA in2010 for its $30M Innovative LunarDemonstrations Data (ILDD)program, and have successfullyachieved 3 of its milestone awards.
  39. 39. 39 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.We Have A Proven Lander Test Vehicle(derived from NASA Ames HTV/CSB)
  40. 40. 40 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.We Have A Unique Lander Test Facility(commissioned in partnership with NASA)
  41. 41. 41 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.We Have Access to NASA’s Facilities(Through our Space Act Agreement at NASA Ames)
  42. 42. 42 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.We Are Harvesting NASA’s Know-How(LADEE is our sister-spacecraft at NASA Ames)
  43. 43. 43 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.We’ll Learn from NASA’s LADEE Mission(Our sister-spacecraft is launching in August 2013)
  44. 44. 44 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Moon 2.0 begins in 2015
  45. 45. 45 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.First Galaxy ImagesFrom The Moon
  46. 46. 46 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.International LunarObservatory @ South Pole
  47. 47. 47 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.ILO-X Engineering Team
  48. 48. 48 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Lunar Ninja Jake Forsberg
  49. 49. 49 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.People. Technology. Resources.
  50. 50. 50 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Padawan:Obiwan Ratio = 3:1DEGREESBachelors 39%Masters 43%PhDs 17%Under 30 61%Space Exp ~168 yrsMissions ~111~30 STAFF ON PAYROLL AS OF Q1 2013Moon Express Team experience totals over 100missions to most destinations in the Solar System:AsteroidsDeep SpacePhobosMarsSpace StationMercuryPlutoMoonEarth OrbitVenusJupiter
  51. 51. 51 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.The Executive TeamDr. Robert (Bob) RichardsCofounder, Pres & CEOMars Phoenix, XSS-11ISU, Singularity U, OptechDr. Barney PellCofounder, Vice ChairmanNASA Ames/DS-1, MER, MicrosoftPowerSet, QuickPay, Singularity UNaveen JainCofounder, Chairmaninome, Infospace, MicrosoftX PRIZE, Singularity UDaven MaharajVP OperationsMars Phoenix, XSS-11Space Shuttle, OptechJim CantrellVP Flight ProgramsJPL, CNES, SpaceX, Cosmos 1Space Dynamics LaboratoryMichael TanneVP StrategicAdForce, Xdegrees, VerityLinkedIn, ICON AircraftBoardProven track records of business & technical experienceManagement Team
  52. 52. 52 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Veteran Technical LeadsDr. James (Jimi) CrawfordCTO & SW ArchitectGoogle, Mars ExplorationRovers (Spirit, Opportunity)Tom GardnerPrincipal Mission EngineerLunar Explorer, Ares 1, EKV,Mars Explorer, Lunar ProspectorSteve BaileyPrincipal Systems EngineerOrion, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter,Pathfinder, Artemis Lander, Space ShuttleJim KaidyPrincipal GNC EngineerNew Horizons, Messenger,LunarQuestAdrian AdamsonPrincipal Avionics EngineerOrion, Hubble Servicing, MoonRise,MRO, Phoenix, Odyssey OrbiterTim PickensChief Propulsion EngineerSpaceShipOne (propulsion lead), Dynetics,Orion Propulsion, Bigelow AerospaceWith over 100 missions of combined space experienceJohn EvanyoPrincipal Comm & Ops EngineerNASA JUNO, GRAIL, STARDUST,Mars Surveyor Programs, NASA Orion
  53. 53. 53 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.Vibrant MOONHACKERSOur “under 30’s” compliment our “seniors” ~3:1
  54. 54. 54 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.We’re Goingto the Moon!
  55. 55. 55 Confidential & Proprietary Information © 2013 Moon Express, Inc.QUESTIONS?Bob RichardsCo-Founder & CEObob@moonexpress.comFollow me @Bob_Richards

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