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Super Early Bird Discount for the 26th National Space Symposium Ends Today

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Super Early Bird Discount for the 26th National Space Symposium Ends TodayCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2010) — Friday is the last day to take advantage of the Super Early Bird Discount for the 26th National Space Symposium. More than 8,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event, the premier gathering of the global space community, being held April 12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Industry/Educator/Nonprofit/Contractor registrants who sign up by Feb. 5 will pay only $1,250, a savings of $425. Add on the new April 12 Cyber 1.0 Conference for a total price of only $1,545. That’s a savings of $100 on Cyber 1.0 and $525 on the entire package! And for those who miss the Feb. 5 deadline, an Early Bird rate of $1,450 is still available until March 12 for Industry/Educator/Nonprofit/Contractor registrants.

The Industry/Educator/Nonprofit/Contractor Symposium rate includes admission to general sessions, exhibits, and receptions. Tickets to the Corporate Partnership Dinner, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award Luncheon, and the Space Technology Hall of Fame® Dinner can be purchased separately. Cyber 1.0 by itself is only $395, regardless of when you register, but seating is limited.

For full registration details, including special rates for active military and government attendees, go to

About the 26th National Space Symposium
The 26th National Space Symposium offers workshops, forums, panels, and presentations covering all aspects of space. This includes the Congressional Luncheon; Corporate Partnership Dinner; the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award Luncheon; and the Space Technology Hall of Fame® Dinner. The Symposium also includes engaging programs for selected teachers and students, and the extensive AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) Exhibit Center.

The National Space Symposium’s top allure to attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and speakers is as a venue for networking and conducting meaningful business. In addition to the mainstream program, the 26th edition will include a new Cyber 1.0 Conference and greatly expanded programs for young, up-and-coming “new generation” space professionals.

Online registration and more information, including agenda, speakers, and exhibitors, are available at

26th National Space Symposium Sponsors
Sponsors of the 26th National Space Symposium include AMERICOM Government Services (AGS), ARES Corporation, Astrotech Space Operations, ATK, AVIATION WEEK, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boeing, Cisco Systems, Inc., Cobham, CSC, General Dynamics, GMV, IBM, Intelsat General Corporation, International Space University, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Orbital, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Raytheon, SAIC, Space News, Space Systems/Loral, Stellar Solutions, and United Space Alliance.

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available; interested companies should contact [email protected]. To be put on the waiting list for exhibit space, contact [email protected].

About the Space Foundation
The Space Foundation is an international, nonprofit organization and the foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry – civil, commercial, military and intelligence. Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom, and major industry events, all in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable, and propel humanity.” An expert in all aspects of the global space industry, the Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indices that track daily performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification and Space Technology Hall of Fame programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation 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. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.