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Just a few More Days for 28th National Space Symposium Super Early Bird Rate

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Just a few More Days for 28th National Space Symposium Super Early Bird Rate COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 5, 2012) — Start the new year by planning now to attend the 28th National Space Symposium, to be held April 16-19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate with up to $500 in savings for industry attendees who register before Jan. 13. Plus, attendees can order the Space Foundation publication The Space Report 2012: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity at the same time for an exclusive low rate of $69.50 – a 50 percent savings.

The Symposium is offered in conjunction with a separate Space Foundation event, Cyber 1.2, which will be held during the day on April 16 at The Broadmoor Hotel, immediately preceding the Symposium’s opening ceremony. Register for both events to receive a substantial discount at The secure online registration page includes a live chat tab for customer service questions.

Extraordinary Agenda
Recognized as the premier gathering of the global space community, the 28th National Space Symposium will feature forums, panels, presentations, speeches, special events and ample opportunity to hear from and network with the space community’s most influential leaders.
Among speakers confirmed for the 28th National Space Symposium are:

  • Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden, Jr., USMC, Ret., NASA administrator
  • Bruce Carlson, director, National Reconnaissance Office
  • Gen. C. Robert Kehler, USAF, commander, United States Strategic Command
  • Letitia A. Long, director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command
  • William H. Swanson, chairman and CEO, Raytheon

Full details and speaker biographies are available on the 28th National Space Symposium website at and will be constantly updated as additional speakers confirm their participation.

28th National Space Symposium and Cyber 1.2 Co-Sponsors
Confirmed co-sponsors include: Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI); ARES CorporationArianespace, Inc.; ATKBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; Blue Ridge Networks; The Boeing Company; Booz Allen HamiltonFluor; GMVGeneral DynamicsInternational Space University (ISU); Lockheed Martin; Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB); Moog; Northrop Grumman; Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne; Raytheon; SES Government Solutions; Sherman & HowardSpace Generation Advisory Council; Space Systems Loral; SpaceX; Stellar SolutionsAviation Week and Space News are the official media partners. Sponsorship information can be found at:

About the Space Foundation
The foremost advocate for the space industry and an expert in all aspects of space, the Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness,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.” The Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes 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. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and has a field office in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit Follow us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.