Hugh S. Gregory
MisCon 30 Attending Professional
Hugh S. Gregory: Professionally an avid Spaceflight Historian based in Vancouver, Canada, he has produced and sold videos on spaceflight
history. His latest research includes the conceptual theory for the ELDSRR space reactor, Project MOSS for the Musk Observatory and
recently co-authored a paper in Cartographica about mapping on Mars.
Hugh's slide/video shows have been appearing at Conventions across North America and also overseas for over 26 years now, including 11
world cons and 8 DragonCons.
On weekends he's a private pilot, Vertical Wind Tunnel Bodyflyer (indoor skydiving), amateur astronomer (Member RASC), USPA Nationally Rated Parachuting Competition Judge, and enjoys hiking the local hills with his wife Anne. This will be Hugh's 4th appearance at MisCon.
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Rest of the World in Space, Montana Boardroom
Panelists: Hugh S. Gregory
Learn about the space programs of countries other than the USA from spaceflight historian Hugh S. Gregory.
- Break Sat 11:50 - Sat 1:00
Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, World Building 101, Ballroom C
Panelists: Kent Davis, Deby Fredericks, Julie Frost, Hugh S. Gregory
Let's talk about world building. Is it better to start with a fully fleshed out world or one that evolves as you write? Setting is still world building. How do you make it a living, breathing entity within your book? What elements do you need? Religions, cultures, races, diseases, economics?