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30th Space Symposium
May 19-22, 2014 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

News Briefs


Widely known as the most significant global space industry conference, the Space Foundation's Space Symposium annually attracts more than 9,000 participants worldwide, including top decision makers from civil, military, commercial and academic institutions. The 30th Space Symposium will be held May 19-22, 2014, at the five-star, five-diamond Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA.


Known as the leading global space conference for conducting meaningful business, the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium will offer a valuable networking opportunity thanks to new sponsor Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC). ORBITEC will co-sponsor the Wednesday Afternoon Refreshment Break on May 21, allowing time for attendees to meet and mingle in the exhibit center.


Space Foundation Contributing Member Booz Allen Hamilton, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary, will provide a valuable opportunity to conduct meaningful business at the start of the Cyber 1.4 conference on May 19 by co-sponsoring the Networking Breakfast. Cyber 1.4 is a one-day event for anyone with an interest in or responsibility for the cyber domain, whether government policymaker, industry executive or military cyber professional/practitioner at any level.


For 2014, the 30th Space Symposium poster was designed by digital artist Joe Vinton. You may recognize Vinton's work -- he also created the poster artwork for the 23rd National Space Symposium. Thanks to the sponsorship of the Colorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR), this year's poster is available free to Space Symposium attendees at the Space Foundation booth in the Boeing Exhibit Center Pavilion.


Tonight, Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will participate in a panel discussion at the American Museum of Natural History in New York for the 2014 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate. The theme is "Selling Space," and the panel will be moderated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium. Other panelists include:


On March 7, new Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs for a community breakfast and tour of the facility. The visit was the Secretary's first public appearance in Colorado's Pikes Peak region.  


The Space Foundation congratulates Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and NASA on the successful launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Earth observation mission from pad 1 at the Tanegashima Space Center, Thursday, Feb. 27 (U.S. time), Tanegashima, Japan.


At this year's 30th Space Symposium, SSL will enhance the experience for attendees by co-sponsoring the Wednesday Morning Coffee on May 21, providing a valuable opportunity to network and conduct business.


Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will be honored in 2014 with the Space Education Inspiration Award, recognizing his support and promotion of space education and innovation, specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).


The 30th Space Symposium's top allure for attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers is as a venue for conducting meaningful business. One of the event's first networking opportunities will be provided thanks to Stellar Solutions, a Space Foundation Patron.
Stellar Solutions is hosting the Symposium's Tuesday Morning Coffee on May 20, launching a full day of speakers, panels and activities.