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Briefings at 30th Space Symposium Offer Media Special Access to Key Speakers

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 15, 2014) – Space Foundation media briefings at the 30th Space Symposium allow reporters special access to some of the event’s key speakers, providing the opportunity to ask questions and take photos. They also offer information about current and breaking news in the space industry.

The briefings are held in the Space Foundation’s Media Center at The Broadmoor Hotel’s Broadmoor Hall, second floor, above the Boeing Exhibit Center. Please note that media briefings are subject to change. To schedule a media briefing, please contact [email protected].

Media Briefing Schedule

Tues., May 20, 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Air Force Space Command
Speaker: Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command

Tues., May 20, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Time Capsule to Mars
Subject: Student-led CubeSat Mission to Mars
Speaker: Emily Briere

Tues., May 20, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
OmniEarth LLC
Subject: OmniEarth Announces Partnership to Create Global Satellite Constellation and Extensive Hosted Payload Opportunity
Speakers: Lars Dyrud, President & CEO, OmniEarth; David King, President, Dynetics; Bill Gattle, Vice President of Space Business, Harris Corp.

Tues., May 20, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Ball Aerospace
Subject: Ball’s Membrane Imager for Real-Time Exploitation (MOIRE) Program and Large Apeture Telescopes
Speakers: Jim Oschmann, Vice President and General Manager of Ball’s Civil Space and Technology business unit; Dr. Jeanette Domber, Ball MOIRE Program Manager; Dr. Carl Weimer, Staff Consultant; Dr. Makenzie Lystrup, Business Development Manager for Space Sciences and Technologies.

About the Space Symposium
The Space Foundation’s 30th Space Symposium will be held May 19-22 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, with presentations and panel discussions covering all aspects of space. See the most current agenda at

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 Coalition; EaglePicher Technologies, LLCEl Pomar FoundationEuroconsultExelisFedEx; Fisher Space PenGovernment Executive Media Group; High Impact Creative; Holland & Hart LLP; InmarsatIntelsat General Corporation; LaunchspaceLockheed Martin; Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB); MetiSpace Technologies, Inc.Millennium Engineering and Integration CompanyMoog Inc.Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme, Inc.; National Science Teachers AssociationNorthrop Grumman; Orbital Sciences CorporationOrbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC); PAE; Pulsed HarmonixRaytheonScitor Corporation; Secure World Foundation; SES Government Solutions; SLS and Orion Industry Team; Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC); SpaceXSpincraftSSLStellar 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.

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, all in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., features a public Discovery Center including the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®, and is a member of the American Alliance of Museums. The Space Foundation has a field office in Houston, and from its Washington, D.C., office, conducts government affairs, 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 CertificationTM 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. Visit, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Twitter, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.