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Space Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Space Career Fair – April 10

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 14, 2008) — The Space Foundation will hold its sixth annual Space Career Fair on April 10, in conjunction with the 24th National Space Symposium. This event is open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as transitioning military personnel. The symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community, will take place April 7-10 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. The location and timing of the Space Career Fair provide unique opportunities for attendees to meet, interact, and potentially interview with a diverse range of space companies. 

Previous Space Career Fairs have attracted between 300 and 500 attendees from across the country, along with many of the largest employers in the space industry. Admission to the Space Career Fair includes “Meet the Company” presentations; a networking lunch; opportunities to submit resumes to participating companies; and access to the extensive Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center.  Pre-registration is required. The deadline for registration is Friday, April 4.

Additional information, secure online registration, and downloadable forms for the Space Career Fair are available at or by calling (800) 691-4000.

More than 7,500 registrants, guests, speakers, exhibitors, and media from across the United States and many foreign countries are expected to attend the 24th National Space Symposium.  Participants, who represent both the history and future of this $220 billion industry, include senior executive leadership from NASA, NOAA, and other civil space and government agencies; the commercial space and satellite broadcasting industry; the Department of Defense and military space commands; space entrepreneurs; universities and academia; and senior representatives from the global space industry.

Secure online registration and more information about the symposium, including an updated program agenda, confirmed speaker list, and exhibitor list, are available at

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983 and celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Space Foundation is an international nonprofit organization advancing space-related endeavors to inspire, enable, and propel humanity.  A leader in space awareness activities, major industry events, and educational enterprises that bring space into the classroom, the Space Foundation is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo.  It conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office, and has field representatives in Houston and Cape Canaveral, Fla.  Along with partnering organizations, the Space Foundation also conducts Strategic Space and Defense 2008, scheduled 6-8 October in Omaha, Neb.  For more information, visit