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Apply Now to Attend Space Generation Fusion Forum 2013

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 7, 2013) – The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) is accepting applications until Feb. 26 to attend the Space Generation Fusion Forum 2013, a U.S. space event for select university students and young professionals from around the world.

The Fusion Forum will take place April 7 and 8 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., and will be held in conjunction with the Space Foundation’s 29th National Space Symposium. Fusion Forum participation is limited to a group of up to 50 top young adults chosen from international applicants representing government, industry and academia.

Fusion Forum’s interactive panel discussions, moderated by international space sector leaders, will cover the perspectives of tomorrow’s space leaders on today’s global space topics. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in some Space Symposium activities on April 8, including a New Generation reception, the Space Symposium’s opening ceremony and the Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center opening.

Apply by Feb. 26 to be chosen for the Space Generation Fusion Forum 2013 at

SGAC Members Receive Discounted Registration Rate for Space Symposium
The Space Foundation and the Space Generation Advisory Council have partnered to offer a deeply discounted registration fee for the Space Symposium, to be held April 8-11 at The Broadmoor Hotel. The fee for standard industry registration is $1,895, but SGAC members who apply for the Space Generation Fusion Forum are being offered a special registration rate of $550 for the Space Symposium. See more by visiting

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About the SGAC
The Space Generation Advisory Council is a global non-governmental organization and network which works on the international, national and local level to link together university students and young professionals to think creatively about international space policy issues and inject the youth point of view into international space policy creation. Having been created in the United Nations environment (UNISPACE III), SGAC’s work with the UN, particularly the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS), is of central importance to its mission. See more at

About the Space Foundation
The foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry and an expert in all aspects of space, the Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit 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.” The Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes that track daily U.S. stock market 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. The Space Foundation was founded in 1983 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Its world headquarters features a public Visitors Center with two main areas – the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®. The Space Foundation also 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.

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