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Rick Tumlinson

One of the World's Top Space Visionaries; Founder of the Commercial Space Movement; Founding Trustee of the XPrize

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 Rick Tumlinson Biography

Called one of the world's top space Visionaries, Rick Tumlinson is one of the founders of the commercial space movement now headlined by people like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. He led the team that took over the Mir Space Station as the world's first commercial space facility, signed up Dennis Tito as the first space "tourist", was a founding Trustee of the XPrize and has been called 6 times to testify on national space policy in front of Congress.

A published author, dynamic speaker, leading authority on human space policy, and founder of Orbital Outfitters, the world's first commercial spacesuit company, he is also founder of the EarthLight Institute and the Texas Space Alliance, and co-founder of the 24 year old Space Frontier Foundation.

Mr. Tumlinson's keynotes help audiences inject their inner sense of adventure and invention into their work, lives and community. Inspiring and motivating, Mr. Tumlinson takes you on a ride from the beginnings of our endeavours to reach space, to todays space revolution and into the his amazing vision of the future.

Rick says, "We are no more alive than when we are on the edge." Be it a first time rocket launch, the first kiss or a new direction for society, he makes the point that frontiers of all sorts are what we need to thrive and grow.

A highly sought after speaker in space circles, he is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and the space industry paper Space News. Tumlinson's writings and quotes have appeared on the front page of the New York Times, and in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Houston Chronicle, Washington Post and other publications around the world, from The Economist to China's People's Daily. Tumlinson has been featured in several issues of Popular Science, in Time Magazine, Reader's Digest and other magazines.

Rick has appeared frequently on CNN and most recently Fox News, also television programs such as ABC's World News Tonight, the CBS Morning Show, the CBS Evening News and on TV sets from Russia to China's CCTV and the BBC.

In 2004, Tumlinson was one of 20 White House guests invited to hear President George W. Bush announce his plans to return to the Moon and explore Mars. He helped lay the framework for NASA's Lunar Exploration Analysis Group and edited a book entitled Return to the Moon, a collection of papers by leading space experts on Lunar settlement and development. He is currently editing a book on asteroids and forming a new asteroid mining company.

In 2004, Space News magazine listed Tumlinson as one of the 100 most influential people in the space industry, stating: "Part agitator, part operator, Tumlinson has spent the past two decades advocating human exploration and settlement of the solar system and has been a strong advocate of creating commercial opportunities at the Russian Mir space station and at the international space station."

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    Booking fees for Rick Tumlinson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rick Tumlinson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rick Tumlinson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rick Tumlinson for your next private or corporate function.
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Rick Tumlinson

One of the World's Top Space Visionaries; Founder of the Commercial Space Movement; Founding Trustee of the XPrize

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Rick Tumlinson Biography

Called one of the world's top space Visionaries, Rick Tumlinson is one of the founders of the commercial space movement now headlined by people like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. He led the team that took over the Mir Space Station as the world's first commercial space facility, signed up Dennis Tito as the first space "tourist", was a founding Trustee of the XPrize and has been called 6 times to testify on national space policy in front of Congress.

A published author, dynamic speaker, leading authority on human space policy, and founder of Orbital Outfitters, the world's first commercial spacesuit company, he is also founder of the EarthLight Institute and the Texas Space Alliance, and co-founder of the 24 year old Space Frontier Foundation.

Mr. Tumlinson's keynotes help audiences inject their inner sense of adventure and invention into their work, lives and community. Inspiring and motivating, Mr. Tumlinson takes you on a ride from the beginnings of our endeavours to reach space, to todays space revolution and into the his amazing vision of the future.

Rick says, "We are no more alive than when we are on the edge." Be it a first time rocket launch, the first kiss or a new direction for society, he makes the point that frontiers of all sorts are what we need to thrive and grow.

A highly sought after speaker in space circles, he is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and the space industry paper Space News. Tumlinson's writings and quotes have appeared on the front page of the New York Times, and in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Houston Chronicle, Washington Post and other publications around the world, from The Economist to China's People's Daily. Tumlinson has been featured in several issues of Popular Science, in Time Magazine, Reader's Digest and other magazines.

Rick has appeared frequently on CNN and most recently Fox News, also television programs such as ABC's World News Tonight, the CBS Morning Show, the CBS Evening News and on TV sets from Russia to China's CCTV and the BBC.

In 2004, Tumlinson was one of 20 White House guests invited to hear President George W. Bush announce his plans to return to the Moon and explore Mars. He helped lay the framework for NASA's Lunar Exploration Analysis Group and edited a book entitled Return to the Moon, a collection of papers by leading space experts on Lunar settlement and development. He is currently editing a book on asteroids and forming a new asteroid mining company.

In 2004, Space News magazine listed Tumlinson as one of the 100 most influential people in the space industry, stating: "Part agitator, part operator, Tumlinson has spent the past two decades advocating human exploration and settlement of the solar system and has been a strong advocate of creating commercial opportunities at the Russian Mir space station and at the international space station."

Rick Tumlinson Videos

  • Why Space? | Rick Tumlinson | TEDxESA
    TEDxESA talk at the European Space Agency on 11 November, 2015: Space is hard, so why should we go?
  • The People of NewSpace: Rick Tumlinson, part 2 - It's the Economy ...
  • The People of NewSpace: Rick Tumlinson, part 1 - An Oasis and a ...

FAQs on booking Rick Tumlinson

  • How to book Rick Tumlinson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rick Tumlinson for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Rick Tumlinson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rick Tumlinson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rick Tumlinson?

    Booking fees for Rick Tumlinson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rick Tumlinson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rick Tumlinson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rick Tumlinson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rick Tumlinson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rick Tumlinson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rick Tumlinson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Rick Tumlinson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rick Tumlinson for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Rick Tumlinson generally travels from Houston, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tina Marie Jones, Mo Stegall, Mak Man, Tonia Renee Lee and Charlie Alejandro. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rick Tumlinson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Rick Tumlinson Speaker Videos

  • Why Space? | Rick Tumlinson | TEDxESA
    TEDxESA talk at the European Space Agency on 11 November, 2015: Space is hard, so why should we go?
    The People of NewSpace: Rick Tumlinson, part 2 - It's the Economy ...
  • The People of NewSpace: Rick Tumlinson, part 1 - An Oasis and a ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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