Just three days to take advantage of early registration at the 20th National Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2004) -- Conference attendees of the 20th National Space Symposium can save up to $325 by registering by Jan. 16. The National Space Symposium, hosted by the Space Foundation, takes place March 29 - April 1, 2004, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. More than 5,000 registrants, guests, speakers, exhibitors, and media are expected to attend this year's National Space Symposium. The symposium is considered the premier annual space industry conference anywhere in the world. Both the regular and all-inclusive registration rates include panel sessions and featured speakers, receptions, networking events and entry into the Northrop Grumman Exhibit Center. On-line registration and conference details are available at www.spacesymposium.org. The 20th Anniversary National Space Symposium begins with a stunning opening ceremony, co-sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation, with live music provided by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the presentation of the Space Foundation's annual awards. A reception immediately follows, co-sponsored by Eastman Kodak Company, which opens the sold-out 31,000-sq. ft.-plus Northrop Grumman Exhibit Center. Three full days of featured speakers and panels focus on timely and pertinent space industry issues. The Corporate Partnership Dinner, co-sponsored by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., honors the many companies who support the Space Foundation yearlong. The General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award will be presented at a special luncheon, co-sponsored by Spectrum Astro. The four-day event concludes with the Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner, co-sponsored by The Boeing Company. The symposium also features a cyberspace center, sponsored by Hewlett Packard and Oracle Corporation. Additional 20th National Space Symposium sponsors include Air Force Research Laboratory, Analytical Graphics, Inc., BAE Systems, Computer Sciences Corporation, CSP Associates, Eastman Kodak Company, The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Harris Corporation, Honeywell Space Systems, Infinite Links, Inmarsat, ITT Industries, Penwal Industries, Raytheon Company, SPACE.com, Space News, SpaceVest, and Stellar Solutions. About the Space Foundation
The Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Space Foundation is a national non-profit organization, which vigorously advances civil, commercial, and national security space endeavors and educational excellence. In addition to the National Space Symposium, the Space Foundation annually conducts, along with it partnering organizations, Space at the Crossroads, scheduled Feb. 18, 2004, in Washington, D.C.; and Strategic Space 2004, scheduled Oct. 5-7, 2004, in Omaha, Neb. The Foundation manages an on-site NASA Educational Resource Center; offers two distinct Master's in Space Studies Degrees in conjunction with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Regis University; and has trained more than 30,000 teachers since 1986 on Teaching With Space through Space Discovery graduate courses and national conferences. For more information, visit www.spacefoundation.org.