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29th National Space Symposium is Ready to Launch

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 28, 2013) – A new sign of spring locally is the sight of the National Space Symposium Exhibit Pavilion being erected at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Pavilion is up and ready to display the latest in space technology, products and services from around the world.

The Space Foundation’s 29th National Space Symposium will be held April 8-11 at The Broadmoor Hotel and will feature more than 160 space-related exhibits in the Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center Pavilion. Both are sold out and will have the greatest number of international exhibits in Space Symposium history, plus over 30 first-time Space Symposium exhibitors.

The exhibits are limited to Space Symposium registrants, invited guests, uniformed military and select groups of teachers and students. The exhibit center is not open to the general public.

About the Space Symposium
With more than 9,000 expected participants over the course of the week, the Space Symposium is the premier annual gathering of the global space community. Scheduled for April 8-11 at The Broadmoor Hotel, the Space Symposium brings together all sectors of the worldwide space community to address opportunities and issues.

As a convenience for Space Symposium attendees and followers, the Space Foundation will use Twitter to tweet coverage of Space Symposium sessions and major events, such as meal speakers – follow #NSS29.

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.

Space Symposium and Cyber 1.3 speakers and agenda are subject to change, so see the most current details at

Register Now
Register securely now for both events at Separate meal ticket purchase is required for industry registration; see information about Space Symposium luncheons and dinners at

Cyber 1.3 and Space Symposium Co-Sponsors
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 Research Association (USRA). Official media partners include Aviation WeekSatNews Publishers and SpaceNews.

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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