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Last Day to Take Advantage of Early Bird Savings!

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March 15 is the last day to save on standard industry registration for the Space Foundation’s 29th National Space Symposium, to be held April 8-11 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Save up to $200 now at

The Space Foundation has adjusted its rate for active duty military and government personnel who register for the Space Symposium, lowering the cost to 2010 pricing. The government/military rate for the four-day Symposium is now $790.

Dynamic Speakers
Widely known as the premier space policy and program forum for the entire global space community, the Space Symposium will feature top-level international speakers and panelists, including:

  • Gen. Yves Arnaud, commander, Joint Space Command, French Ministry of Defense 
  • Brig. Gen. Christian Badia, head of division, Strategic Defence Planning & Concepts, German Federal Ministry of Defence 
  • Craig R. Barrett, Ph.D., retired CEO/chairman of the board, Intel Corporation 
  • Romain Bausch, president & CEO, SES 
  • Ambassador Jacek Bylica, principal adviser and special envoy for non-proliferation and disarmament, European External Action Service, European Union 
  • Jean-Jacques Dordain, director general, The European Space Agency (ESA) 
  • Kiyoshi Higuchi, vice president, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) 
  • Gen. C. Robert Kehler, USAF, commander, U.S. Strategic Command 
  • Jean-Yves Le Gall, chairman & CEO, Arianespace 
  • Junya Nishimoto, director, National Space Strategic Office, Cabinet Office of Japan 
  • Frank A. Rose, deputy assistant secretary of state for space and defense policy
  • Scott J. Seymour, president and CEO, GenCorp 
  • Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command 
  • Johann-Dietrich Wörner, chairman of the executive board, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center is SOLD OUT
One of the main reasons to attend the Space Symposium is the dynamic Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center Pavilion, featuring the latest in space technology, products and services and the greatest number of international exhibits in Space Symposium history, plus 31 first-time exhibitors.

More than 160 space-related companies will be on display for Space Symposium registrants, invited guests, uniformed military and select groups of teachers and students. The exhibit center is not open to the general public.

Cyber 1.3
The Space Symposium is offered in conjunction with a separate Space Foundation conference, Cyber 1.3, to be held during the day on April 8, immediately preceding the Space Symposium’s opening ceremony. The Honorable C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D-MD), Ranking Member, U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, will be a featured speaker at Cyber 1.3.

Space Symposium and Cyber 1.3 speakers and agenda are subject to change See the latest at

Register Now
Register securely now for both events at

Cyber 1.3 and Space Symposium Co-Sponsors
Confirmed co-sponsors include: a.i. solutionsAeroflexAerojetAnalytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI)Arianespace, Inc.; AstriumATKAvionics IntelligenceBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.Barrios TechnologyBlue Ridge NetworksBooz Allen HamiltonColorado Space Business RoundtableColorado Springs Convention & Visitors BureauEADS North AmericaEuroconsultFisher Space PenFluorGeneral DynamicsGlobal Technology Resources, Inc. (GTRI)GMV USAGovernment Executive Media GroupInmarsatIntelsat General CorporationLockheed MartinMaui Economic Development BoardMcCollister’s TransportationMillennium Engineering and Integration Co.MoogMüller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme, IncNorthrop GrummanPratt & Whitney RocketdyneRaytheon; SAICSecure World FoundationSES Government SolutionsSpace Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)SSLSpaceXSpincraft; Stellar SolutionsStevens Institute of TechnologyTech Briefs Media GroupThe Boeing CompanyUnited Launch AllianceUniversities Space Researcg Association (USRA). Official media partners include Aviation WeekSatNews Publishers and SpaceNews.