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Bigger than ever 20th National Space Symposium fits in the palm of your hand

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 22, 2004) — Although record-breaking attendance numbers are expected at the 20th National Space Symposium, pertinent conference information will fit in the `palm` of your hand. National Space Symposium attendees can now download the program agenda, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, hotel information and maps to their Palm OS and Windows CE hand-held devices, free of charge. Visit to download symposium information or register on-line for the National Space Symposium, March 29-April 1 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), a Space Foundation Corporate Partner and the official software sponsor of the National Space Symposium, is co-sponsoring the service as a courtesy to National Space Symposium participants. For more information about AGI and their free STK Users’ conference, scheduled for June 7-10, 2004, in Chantilly, Va., visit The National Space Symposium, a premier space industry event, features innovative panels and key featured speakers, plus a spectacular opening ceremony with music, awards, fireworks and a historical look at the last 20 years of the event. Other networking events include the Corporate Partnership Dinner, General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award Luncheon, and Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner. Educational activities, including a Space Career Fair for College Students, are also planned. Visit for on-line registration and conference details or call the Space Foundation at 1-800-691-4000. The 20th National Space Symposium’s Opening Ceremony is co-sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation; the Opening Night Reception is co-sponsored by Eastman Kodak Company; the Opening Night Fireworks and Dessert Reception is co-sponsored by Inmarsat; the Corporate Partnership Reception is co-sponsored by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; the Corporate Partnership Dinner is co-sponsored by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award Luncheon is co-sponsored by Spectrum Astro; the Space Technology Hall of Fame Reception is co-sponsored by Computer Sciences Corporation; the Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner is co-sponsored by The Boeing Company; the exhibit center is sponsored by Northrop Grumman; the media center is sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.; the Proceedings and transportation to satellite hotels are sponsored by ITT Industries; and the cyberspace center is sponsored by Hewlett Packard and Oracle Corporation. Additional sponsors include Air Force Research Laboratory, Analytical Graphics, Inc., BAE Systems, Cisco Systems, CSP Associates, Inc., Harris Corporation, Honeywell Aerospace, Infinite Links, Inmarsat, Integral Systems, Iridium Satellite System, ITT Industries, Network Appliance, Penwal Industries, Raytheon Company, SI International,, Space News, Space Systems Loral, SpaceVest, and Stellar Solutions. A pre-conference law seminar is sponsored by Holland & Hart, LLP.