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Pulham will be NDIA-RMC Featured Speaker

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Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham (pictured right) will be the featured luncheon speaker at the January meeting of the National Defense Industrial Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter (NDIA-RMC), to be held in Colorado Springs on Jan. 29. The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) provides a forum for the exchange of information between industry and government on national security issues. See details about the NDIA Rocky Mountain Chapter here.

About Pulham

Named chief executive officer of the Space Foundation in 2001, Elliot Pulham leads a premier team of space and education professionals providing services to educators and students, government officials, news media and the space industry around the world. He is widely quoted by national, international and trade media in their coverage of space activities and space-related issues. Before joining the Space Foundation, he was senior manager of public relations, employee communication and advertising for all space programs of Boeing, serving as spokesperson at the Kennedy Space Center for the Magellan, Galileo and Ulysses interplanetary missions, among others. He is a recipient of the coveted Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America – the profession’s highest honor. In 2003, the Rotary National Awards for Space Achievement Foundation presented him with the coveted Space Communicator Award, an honor he shares with the late legendary CBS News Anchor Walter Cronkite and former CNN News Anchor Miles O’Brien. Pulham is chairman of the Hawaii Aerospace Advisory Committee, a former Air Force Civic Leader and advisor to the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force and a recipient of the U.S. Air Force Distinguished Public Service Medal. He serves on the editorial board of New Space Journal.

This article is part of Space Watch: January 2013 (Volume: 12, Issue: 1).