Space Foundation Press Releases

Deadline for Strategic Space and Defense 2007 Approaching

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 29, 2007) — The deadline to save up to $160 on registration for Strategic Space and Defense 2007 is rapidly approaching. Advanced Registration closes 7 September. Presented by the Space Foundation and Space News, Strategic Space and Defense 2007, the global security conference for space and defense professionals, will take place at the Qwest Center Omaha Convention Center and Arena in Omaha, Neb., 9 – 11 October 2007. Individuals who register and pay in full by Friday, 7 September, will receive the advance registration rate, a $160 savings off standard registration.   Secure online registration is available at or by calling 1.800.691.4000.

Strategic Space and Defense 2007 will feature a stellar program with speakers and panelists who are leaders in the space and defense industries. They will address pertinent and timely topics including the command of the future, Joint Functional Component Commands (JFCCs) and mission integration, space situational awareness, global strike, operationally responsive space, missile defense, and international perspectives including integrating global space operations.

Attendees include the senior leadership of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), its component and supported commands, representatives of the national security industrial base, major government contractors, federal officials, and allied partners. This unique conference includes two full days of featured speakers and panel sessions, luncheons, a sophisticated exhibit center, and more.

Other highlights of Strategic Space and Defense 2007 include a spectacular Opening Ceremony and Opening Reception, featuring legendary music icons THREE DOG NIGHT, cosponsored by Lockheed Martin and the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; the Strategic Space and Defense luncheon, cosponsored by Northrop Grumman; and the Thursday luncheon, cosponsored by Boeing.  Additional co-sponsors include AirLaunch LLC, a.i. Solutions, ATK, Axiom Worldwide, Booz Allen Hamilton, the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Raytheon Company, and SES Americom.

Additional information including secure online registration, a preliminary agenda, and lists of speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors is available at


About the Space Foundation

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation is a national nonprofit organization advancing space-related endeavors to inspire, enable, and propel humanity. The Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, trade association services, research and analysis for the global space industry and educational enterprises that bring space into the classroom. The Space Foundation has an office in Washington, D.C., and field representatives in Houston, Texas, and Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Space Foundation also conducts the premier annual gathering of the global space community, the National Space Symposium. The 24th National Space Symposium will take place April 7-10, 2008, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. For more information, visit

About Space News

Space News International, a division of Imaginova Corp., is the premier business-to-business media company dedicated entirely to the commercial and military space and satellite communications’ businesses. The company’s products include Space News, a weekly business-to-business newspaper;; Space News TV; Washington Aerospace Briefing; and Space News Early Bird Newsletter. For more information, visit

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