NASA, the world’s most beloved space agency, has been using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for decades in the search for life beyond Earth. From rovers to satellite imagery analysis, AI is a powerful tool in the agency’s quest to advance human scientific knowledge. But today, AI is also a powerful tool for businesses.

To find out more about how business can look to NASA for insights into deploying AI in real-world settings, we spoke to Steve Chien, Head of AI at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Steve is a global leader in the effort to leverage autonomous systems for space exploration. He’s received numerous awards for his research, and has led the deployment of ground and flight autonomy software on numerous space missions.

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With flagship shows in San Francisco, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Zurich, 2018 will see over 30,000 delegates from businesses globally joining the AI revolution through The AI Summit events.

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