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31st Space Symposium Opening Ceremony to Feature Space Awards and Performance by Enra

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2015) – The Space Foundation’s 31st Space Symposium will have more international participation than ever for 2015, including its opening ceremony, to  be highlighted by a stunningly unique animation-based digital performance by Enra, a visual dance troupe from Japan that combines elements of performance art, music, technology and light.

The opening ceremony on April 13 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., will kick off the 31st Space Symposium with presentation of the Space Foundation’s annual awards, including:

  • Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award to June Scoobee Rodgers
  • Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award to the NASA/Industry EFT-1 Team
  • Space Achievement Award to X-37B OTV Team
  • John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration to Rosetta Comet Team

The opening ceremony is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman, and is followed by the grand opening of the sold-out Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center and Pavilion, featuring the world’s latest space technology, equipment and services. The evening concludes with fireworks lakeside, co-sponsored by Intelsat General Corporation.

The Space Foundation’s 31st Space Symposium is scheduled for April 13-16 at The Broadmoor, and is expected to attract space leaders from more than 25 countries, representing all sectors of the global space community. See the agenda and speakers list at www.spacesymposium.org.

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Visit www.SpaceSymposium.org for secure online registration and complete conference information. A discount on standard industry registration is currently available if paid by March 20, 2015.

Co-sponsors
a.i. solutions; Aerojet Rocketdyne; Arianespace, Inc.; Artel LLC; Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; Colorado Space Coalition; El Pomar Foundation; Exelis; Holland & Hart; Inmarsat; Intelsat General Corporation; Lockheed Martin; Northrop Grumman; OrbitalATK; Pulsed Harmonix; Raytheon; Scitor; SES Government Solutions; SpaceX; Spincraft; SSL; Stellar Solutions; United Launch Alliance (ULA). Aviation Week, Satnews and Space News 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, in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a field office in Houston and conducts government affairs from its Washington, D.C., office. It annually publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit www.SpaceFoundation.org, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.


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