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Nield is Space Power Breakfast Speaker

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On July 29, the Space Foundation held its second Space Power Breakfast on Capitol Hill, with featured speaker Dr. George C. Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation at the FAA. The 50-plus attendees represented congressional offices, industry and executive branch departments and agencies. The breakfast also included remarks by Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-CO) and Congressman Jim Bridenstine (R-OK).

The breakfast was followed by an industry roundtable for the new Space subcommittee chair, Congressman Brian Babin (R-TX), also attended by former NASA astronaut Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford, USAF (Ret.), (Gemini VI, Gemini IX, Apollo X, and Apollo-Soyuz).

Pictured top: Dr. George C. Nield speaking at the Space Foundation’s Space Power Breakfast on July 29

Pictured lower (from left): Brian Babin (R-Texas), Chair of the House Space Subcommittee, with former NASA astronaut Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford, USAF (Ret.), and Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham

This article is part of Space Watch: August 2015 (Volume: 14, Issue: 8).

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