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Two days remain to receive Early Bird rate for Strategic Space 2005

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 21, 2005) — Only two days remain to save $270 off the industry registration rate for Strategic Space 2005, scheduled 4-6 October at Omaha’s Qwest Convention Center and Arena. To receive the special Early Bird rate, payment must be received on or before 23 July.

The Space Foundation and Space News present Strategic Space 2005 to address both the space-related and strategic missions of United States Strategic Command, expanding the ongoing dialogue since 2003 between the senior leadership of the Command, component and supported commands, the aerospace contractor community, federal officials and other leaders.

Participants will hear from Gen James E. Cartwright, USMC, Commander, United States Strategic Command; Gen Lance W. Lord, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command; CMSgt Ronald G. Kriete, USAF, Command Chief, Air Force Space Command; The Honorable David Heineman, Governor, State of Nebraska, and many other space leaders in an expanded program addressing the full spectrum of the Command’s mission, with particular attention to the space-enabled support of operational commands.

Both the industry and government registration rates include admission to general sessions, an all-new exhibit center featuring 15,000 sq. feet of the latest in technologies, systems, and solutions supporting the Command, two breakfasts, several receptions, and one ticket to an exhibit hall networking luncheon.

To take advantage of the special Early Bird rate, register securely online at, call the Space Foundation at 1-800-691-4000, or fax a registration form to 719-576-8801 by 23 July. A complete program agenda and speaker, exhibitor, and sponsor lists also are available at the conference Web site.

Key sponsors of Strategic Space 2005 are the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and Lockheed Martin, co-sponsors of the Opening Ceremony and Reception; The Boeing Co., co-sponsor of the Wednesday Keynote Luncheon; and Northrop Grumman, co-sponsor of the Strategic Space Dinner. Other sponsors include Anayltical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), ATK, the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, Blue Ridge Networks, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Honeywell, and Raytheon.

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