Only days remain to take advantage of early registration for the 22nd National Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 13, 2006) -- Conference attendees of the 22nd National Space Symposium can save up to $300 by registering on or before Jan. 20. The National Space Symposium, conducted by the Space Foundation, takes place April 3-6, 2006, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. More than 7,000 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. The Honorable Dr. Michael Griffin, administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, The Honorable Dr. Ronald M. Sega, under secretary of the Air Force, and The Honorable Ken Calvert, United States House of Representatives, are early confirmed speakers. Registration rates include panel sessions and featured speakers, receptions, networking events and entry into the largest-ever Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center. For complete conference details and secure online registration, visit www.NationalSpaceSymposium.org or call the Space Foundation toll-free in the United States and Canada at (800) 691-4000. The symposium kicks off on Monday, April 3, with a spectacular opening ceremony, co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman; opening night reception, co-sponsored by ITT; and opening night dessert reception and fireworks, co-sponsored by General Dynamics. Other program highlights include the corporate partnership reception, co-sponsored by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; the corporate partnership dinner, co-sponsored by Raytheon; the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award luncheon, co-sponsored by the Colorado Space Coalition; the Space Technology Hall of Fame reception; and the Space Technology Hall of Fame Awards dinner, co-sponsored by The Boeing Company. Additional co-sponsors include Analytical Graphics, Inc., ASRC Federal, ATK, BAE Systems, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Cisco Systems, Computer Sciences Corporation, Florida Space Authority, Harris Corporation, Infinite Links, Inmarsat, Space News, SpaceVest, Spherical Magic, Stellar Solutions, and Swales Aerospace. About the Space Foundation Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that vigorously advances civil, commercial, and national security space endeavors and educational excellence. The Space Foundation has offices in Washington, D.C., and Cape Canaveral, Fla. In addition to the National Space Symposium, the Space Foundation annually conducts, along with its partnering organizations, Inside Aerospace, April 24-25, 2006; Strategic Space and Defense, 10-12 Oct. 2006, in Omaha, Neb.; and Florida Space, Nov. 13-15, 2006 in Orlando, Fla. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org.