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Super Early Bird Registration Ends Jan. 16 for 25th National Space Symposium

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2009) — Attendees who register by Jan. 16 for the 25th National Space Symposium will receive a $425 Super Early Bird discount and a guaranteed spot to hear from, and interact with, many of the space industry’s most distinguished leaders.

Presented by the Space Foundation, the 25th National Space Symposium – The Next Space Age is scheduled for March 30 – April 2, 2009, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Secure registration is available online at or by calling (800) 691-4000.

The symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community, will bring together all sectors of space – civil, commercial, national security, new space entrepreneurship, and finance – to highlight accomplishments and address opportunities and issues facing the global space community today. With its theme The Next Space Age, this year’s program focuses on major shifts in the economies, philosophies, and mechanics of the global space industry.

Co-sponsors of the symposium include The Aerospace Corporation, Aerojet, ATK, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boeing, Cisco Systems, Inc., General Dynamics, Infinite Links, International Space University, ITT, Lockheed Martin, The Mitre Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Raytheon, Regis University, SEAKR Engineering, Inc., SAIC, Stellar Solutions, United Launch Alliance, United Space Alliance, and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Media partners are Aviation Week and Space News.

A distinguished and diverse set of featured speakers and panelist have already confirmed their participation. For more information on updated program agenda, a confirmed speaker list, exhibitor list, and online registration visit

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, 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, Texas, and Cape Canaveral, Fla. In addition to the 25th National Space Symposium, the Space Foundation, along with partnering organizations, will also conduct Space Business Forum: New York on June 4, 2009, in New York, N.Y., and Strategic Space and Defense 2009 from Oct. 6 – 8, 2009, in Omaha, Neb. For more information, visit