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Space Foundation plans fourth annual Strategic Space and Defense conference

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 12, 2006) — The Space Foundation and Space News present the fourth annual Strategic Space and Defense conference 10-12 Oct. 2006 at the Qwest Center Omaha Convention Center and Arena. Strategic Space and Defense 2006 addresses both the space-related and strategic missions of the U.S. Strategic Command. The conference continues to expand the dialogue begun in 2003 between the senior leadership of the Command, appropriate component and supported commands, the aerospace contractor community, federal officials, and other leaders. The primary objective is to foster relationships and understanding between the Command and its constituencies in support of America’s strategic forces. Highlights from the conference include an opening ceremony and reception at the Holland Performing Arts Center, a keynote luncheon, innovative, timely panels and featured speeches, an expanded exhibit center, and a closing reception and dinner. Secure registration is available online at The Web site will continue to be updated with a complete program agenda, and speaker, exhibitor, and sponsor lists. The Space Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that advances and supports civil, commercial, and national security space endeavors and educational excellence. The Space Foundation has offices in Washington, D.C., and Cape Canaveral, Fla. For more information, visit Space News is the premier business-to-business international news weekly dedicated entirely to the commercial and military space and satellite communications’ businesses. For more information, visit