- Major international projects will be presented, such as the ‘StarLab’ Commercial Space Station, by Airbus and Voyager Space; the first Space Hotel, by ABOVE SPACE; or the PROTEUS Ocean Space Station, conceived by the grandson of the legendary Commander Cousteau.
SUTUS by Les Roches, (Space & Underwater Tourism Universal Summit) celebrates its fourth edition in the capital of the Costa del Sol from September 26th to 28th.
It will feature more than 40 leaders from five continents: Europe, America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania.
A space habitat, a mobile ICU or experience with VR how it is to be in the International Space Station, will be some of the exclusive demonstrations that will take place tomorrow Tuesday, September 26th at Les Roches Marbella.
Marbella, September 25, 2023
The present and future of space and underwater tourism will land at SUTUS 2023, from September 26 to 28 at Les Roches Marbella, where the most important private companies and space agencies in the world will meet to present projects that go beyond the Earth’s orbit and the deep sea. Their objectives: to explore the Moon, Mars and even Venus, including the construction of the most fascinating Underwater Space Station of mankind.
In addition, tomorrow, Tuesday, September 26th, visitors to SUTUS by Les Roches will be able to enjoy exclusive demonstrations and experience everything from what it’s like to be in the middle of space through a planetarium, to how astronauts sleep when they enter the space habitat. They will also be able to see exclusive images in Ultra High Definition from NASA or the depths of the ocean captured by The Explorers, as well as experience through Virtual Reality what it is like to be in the International Space Station. Likewise, an ICU model will be staged to show the methodology to be used in extreme and complex medical situations of high uncertainty. In other words, how medical professionals would act in scenarios as stressful as a war, the International Space Station or the Artemis missions.
Major space projects for mankind
The European aerospace manufacturer Airbus will tell the world premiere all the details of the construction of the Commercial Space Station ‘StarLab’ together with the American company Voyager Space. It is the successor to the International Space Station (ISS), which has been in operation since the end of the last century and is scheduled to be ‘switched off’ in 2030.
We will learn first-hand about the plans of the Spanish Space Agency (AEE) for NASA’s ARTEMIS program, which Spain joined last May to take the first woman to the Moon in 2025. In addition, the ESA will explain in SUTUS 23 the advances in the Space Law and the National Space Plan.
More details will be revealed about one of the most ambitious space tourism projects: a space hotel overlooking the Earth. And there will also be talk of safe and sustainable space travel, for 2025, which is being prepared by the Spanish company HALO Space.
Luxury underwater tourism and applied deep-sea science
The adventurer Karlos Simón will tell in SUTUS 23 by Les Roches how to experience individual and exclusive dives in some of the 17 shark sanctuaries that exist in the world.
For his part, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the legendary commander Jacques Cousteau, will present the progress of his PROTEUS™ project, the “International Ocean Space Station”; and Rob Mcallum (EYOS Expedition) will recount successful projects such as conquering the deepest points of each of the world’s five oceans.
Women who inspire, in space and in the oceans
Three of the main participating space agencies will have female representatives: the Spanish Space Agency with Eva Villaver, the Japanese JAXA, with Chiharu Hoshino, and the European Agency ESA, with Lucía F. de la Bella.
In addition, the legendary president of the International Space University, Pascale Ehrenfreund, and the president of the foundation “Space for a better world”, the American Christina Krop, also participate in SUTUS 23, which from September 26 to 28 takes place in Les Roches Marbella.
The “Indiana Jones of the Seas”, Lola Higueras, the first underwater archaeologist in Spain and winner of the Madblue 5 Oceans award, will tell her “life adventure immersed in the Ocean”.
The challenges of Space Biomedicine
Information from experiments conducted on the International Space Station (ISS) is improving our knowledge of the human body in this cosmic habitat. This is promoting the study of therapies, training, education and even medications that promote optimal conditions for our health up there.
Isaac Túnez, General Secretary of Public Health and R&D&I in Health of the Andalusian Regional Government, and responsible for 5 institutes and 2 thematic centers that bring together more than 4,000 researchers, will explain the new concepts, paradigms and situations that Aerospace Biomedicine is facing.
Here are the space and underwater experts who will be presenting tomorrow at SUTUS by Les Roches:
Ulrich Kuebler (Airbus); Sam Scimemi (NASA); Álvaro Giménez Cañete (Government of Spain); Eva Villaver (Spanish Space Agency, AEE); Chiharu Hoshino (from the Japanese Space Agency, JAXA); Tim Alatorre (ABOVE SPACE); Carlos Mira (HALO Space); Karlos Simón (Karlos Simón – travel and expeditions); Gary Rosewell (Proteus Ocean Group); Pascale Ehrenfreund (International Space University); Bernard Foing (ILEWG-EuroMoonMars); Jamal Eddine Mohammed-Idrissi (Marchica Med); Boris Otter (Swiss Space Tourism Association); José María Ortega-Hernández (Green Moon Project); and Isaac Túnez (Junta de Andalucía).
SUTUS 2023 by Les Roches
All SUTUS by Les Roches conferences can be followed through its virtual platform, powered by ‘The Observatory’ of Medina Media Events. Attendees will be able to schedule video meetings with other participants and speakers, as well as visit exclusive online demos.
SUTUS 2023 by Les Roches, under the slogan “Beyond natural boundaries”, is supported by the Ministry of Tourism of the Andalusian Regional Government, Tourism and Planning of the Costa del Sol, Marbella Town Hall, Fundación Progreso y Salud of the Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs of the Andalusian Regional Government, HALO Space, Marchica Med, ABOVE SPACE, Karlos Simón Viajes y Expediciones and Alanda Marbella Hotel 5*.