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Meet Space Innovators and Investors at the Space Technology & Investment Forum

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 13, 2016) – The Space Foundation’s by-invitation Space Technology & Investment Forum will offer a unique opportunity to meet with some of the most innovative, insightful and visionary professionals from the entrepreneurial and investment sectors of space and technology.

Hear and learn from more than 50 speakers in an exclusive environment. Attendees will gain insight into the global space economy and hear funding solution and success stories. Among the topics to be addressed on the agenda are hot market niches, impacts of the legal and regulatory environment and new technologies.  

In addition to panels and featured speakers, focused networking opportunities will be offered at breakfast and luncheon events, at the welcome reception and at the special Start-up Showcase Reception.

Participating companies include:
A3 by Airbus Group
AAC Microtec North America, Inc.
Aerospace Fabrication & Materials, LLC
Allied Minds
Analytical Graphics, Inc.
Astro Digital
Aurora Equity
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
BAE Systems
Bee Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners
Blue Ridge Networks
Canaan Partners
Disrupt Space
EDC of Florida’s Space Coast
Earth2Orbit, LLC
Florida Institute of Technology
Hogan LovellsIHI Inc.
International Space University
L3 Electron Technologies
Lockheed Martin Space Systems
Lux Capital
Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office
Made in Space
McKinsey & Company
Moog Inc.
Moon Express
MT Aerospace AG
NewSpace Global
Phase Four
Pinnacle Engineering and Management Solutions
Planet Labs
Qualcomm Ventures
Raymond James
SSC – Swedish Space Corporation
Satellite Finance
Seraphim Capital
Space Angels
Space Florida
Space Partnership International
SpaceTec Partners
Stanford University  
Starburst Accelerator
Tethers Unlimited
Toffler Associates
Tyvak-Nanosatellite Systems
United Launch Alliance
University of Arizona
ViaSat, Inc.
Wiley Rein LLP

The Space Technology & Investment Forum 2016 will be held Aug. 16 and 17 at JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square. Space is limited.

See the complete speakers list at, and request an invitation at [email protected].

Co-sponsorship of the Space Technology & Investment Forum is provided by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., CASIS, Illuminate and Lockheed Martin. Satellite Finance and Satnews are the media partners. Supporting organizations include DLR, Silicon Valley Space Business Roundtable (SVSBR), The New York Center for Space Entrepreneurship and Space Angels Network.

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 Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It 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, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.

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