Space Symposium

See Opening Ceremony's Cosmic Concert with David Arkenstone & Cirque de la Symphonie

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Monday evening, May 19, will kick off the 30th Space Symposium. Join us as we present three distinguished awards, and enjoy a spectacular performance by Grammy-nominated musical visionary David Arkenstone and the amazing Cirque de la Symphonie.

Awards to be presented during the opening ceremony are:

  • Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award 2014 recipient - Lynne F. Zielinski
  • Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award 2014 recipient - Col. Chris Hadfield
  • Space Achievement Award 2014 recipient - U.S. Air Force GPS Team

The opening ceremony is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman, with corporate host Jeffrey D. Grant, Vice President and General Manager of the Space Systems Division at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, Calif.

The ceremony is followed by the grand opening of the sold-out Boeing Exhibit Center and Exhibit Center Pavilion, featuring the world's latest space technology, equipment and services.

Concluding the evening, will be a fireworks display lakeside, co-sponsored by Intelsat General Corporation in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

The 30th Space Symposium is scheduled for May 19-22 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.

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a.i. solutionsAeroflex Microelectronic Solutions; Aerojet RocketdyneAirbus Group, Inc.Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI); ArianespaceATKBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; Booz Allen HamiltonColorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR); Colorado Space CoalitionEaglePicher Technologies, LLCEl Pomar FoundationEuroconsultExelisFedExFisher Space PenGovernment Executive Media GroupHigh Impact CreativeHolland & Hart LLPInmarsatIntelsat General CorporationLaunchspaceLockheed MartinMaui Economic Development Board (MEDB); MetiSpace Technologies, Inc.Millennium Engineering and Integration CompanyMoog Inc.Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme, Inc.National Science Teachers AssociationNorthrop GrummanOrbital Sciences CorporationOrbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC); PAEPulsed HarmonixRaytheonScitor CorporationSecure World FoundationSES Government Solutions; SLS and Orion Industry Team; Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC); Space Tech ExpoSpaceXSpincraftSSLStellar Solutions,Inc.The Boeing CompanyThe SI OrganizationUnited Launch Alliance; and Universities Space Research Association (USRA)Aviation WeekSatNews Publishers; SpaceNews and TechBriefs Media Group are media partners.

This article is part of Space Watch: May 2014 Special Edition - 30th Space Symposium (Volume: 13, Issue: 5.1).