Space Foundation Sells Out Exhibit Center at National Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2002) -- "Sold out!" The Space Foundation has just announced that the nearly 26,000-sq. ft. exhibit center at the 18th National Space Symposium is sold out. The Boeing Company is sponsoring the center, which includes more than 80 space companies showcasing the latest aerospace technologies and services. Known as the only conference in the space industry which fully integrates the civil, national security and commercial space sectors, the National Space Symposium takes place April 8-11 in Colorado Springs. The Boeing Exhibit Center officially opens during a special reception on April 8, sponsored by the Eastman Kodak Company. The reception follows the Opening Ceremony, sponsored this year by Lockheed Martin. Exhibiting companies include Aerojet, The Aerospace Corporation, Air Force Research Lab, Air Force Space Command, Analex Corporation, Analytical Graphics, Arianespace, Inc., Astrium, ATK Thiokol Propulsion, BAE Systems, Ball Aerospace, The Boeing Co., Booz Allen & Hamilton, CMC Electronics Cincinnati, Eastman Kodak Company, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), General Dynamics (formerly Motorola), Harris Corporation, Honeywell, ITT Industries, Joint National Integration Center (JNIC), Lockheed Martin, Naval Research Laboratory, Network Appliance, NIMA, NOAA NESDIS, Northrop Grumman, Orbital Science, Raytheon, Space.com, Spectrum Astro, Swales Aerospace, Titan Systems Corporation, TRW, TRW SBIRS Team One, United Space Alliance and Veridian. For a complete list of exhibitors, sponsors, speakers and on-line registration visit www.spacesymposium.org or call the Space Foundation at 1-800-691-4000. The Space Foundation is a national non-profit organization advancing space awareness and education. In addition to the National Space Symposium, the Foundation conducts the International Space Symposium, scheduled to take place in Toulouse, France on September 10-13, 2002.