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Ambassador Gregory L. Schulte will Speak at the 27th National Space Symposium

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Ambassador Gregory L. Schulte will Speak at the 27th National Space SymposiumCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 7, 2011) — Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy, Ambassador Gregory L. Schulte, has joined the slate of featured speakers for the 27th National Space Symposium.

Presented by the Space Foundation, the 27th National Space Symposium will be held April 11-14 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., and brings together all sectors of space to highlight accomplishments and address opportunities and issues facing the global space community today.

About Schulte
Ambassador Schulte, who now serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy, was previously U.S. permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations in Vienna, where he was dispatched by President George W. Bush in 2005 and extended by President Barack Obama through June 2009. He helped report Iran to the UN Security Council, implement the U.S. nuclear cooperation agreement with India and establish international nuclear fuel banks. After his assignment in Vienna, Schulte was a senior visiting fellow at the National Defense University’s Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction. He served three tours in the White House under two Presidents: as executive secretary of the National Security Council (NSC); as senior NSC director for Southeast European Affairs; and as special assistant to the President. Schulte graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and earned a Master in Public Administration degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School.

About the 27th National Space Symposium
Recognized as the premier gathering of the space industry, the National Space Symposium features high-level speakers, three halls of exhibits, programs for teachers and students and ample opportunities to network. Special programs include a separate event covering cyberspace, Cyber 1.1, on Monday, April 11, an expanded New Generation Space Leaders program for young, up-and-coming space professionals throughout the event and the Industry Salutes the Space Shuttle luncheon on April 12, a one-time event co-sponsored by United Space Alliance marking the 30th anniversary of the Space Shuttle program.

Register for the 27th National Space Symposium
Take advantage of Early Bird rates by registering for the 27th National Space Symposium before March 18 at

27th National Space Symposium Co-Sponsors
Confirmed co-sponsors of the 27th National Space Symposium include a.i. solutionsAnalytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI)ARES CorporationATK; Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; The Boeing Company; Booz Allen HamiltonCisco Systems, Inc.; EuroconsultFisher Space Pen Co.; GMVGeneral Dynamics; IBM; ILA Berlin Air ShowIntegral SystemsIntelsat General CorporationInternational Academy of Astronautics (IAA)International Space University (ISU); Lockheed MartinMaui Economic Development Board (MEDB); MoogNorthrop GrummanParadigm; Pratt & Whitney RocketdyneQinetiQ; Raytheon; SAIC; SES World SkiesSpace Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) ; SpaceSystems/LoralSpaceX; Stellar SolutionsSwedish Space Corporation (SSC)United Launch Alliance; and United Space AllianceSpace News International and Aviation Week are official media partners. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available; interested companies should contact [email protected].

About the Space Foundation
The Space Foundation is
a global, 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, including the National Space Symposium, 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 TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.

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