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U.S. Senior Military Leadership to Discuss National Security at 33rd Space Symposium

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 10, 2017) – Important insight into national defense will be shared at the 33rd Space Symposium by senior U.S. military leadership, including featured speakers:

  • Winston A. Beauchamp, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space; Director Principal Department of Defense Space Advisor Staff, U.S. Air Force
  • Lt. Gen. David J. Buck, USAF, Commander, 14th Air Force, Air Force Space Command; Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command
  • Gen. David L. Goldfein, USAF, (pictured), Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
  • Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command

The Space Foundation’s 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6, 2017, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., and is considered to be the single most important global space conference for connecting government, military and industry leadership.

Of special interest to military on the 33rd Space Symposium agenda:

  • the Space Warfighters Luncheon on April 4, with featured speaker Brig. Gen. John Shaw, USAF, Deputy Director, Global Operations, Global Operations Directorate, U.S. Strategic Command
  • featured speaker Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF, Commander, United States Strategic Command
  • a panel discussion on “Military to Military – New Relationships in Space Collaboration,” with moderator Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, USAF, Director of Plans and Policy, U.S. Strategic Command
  • Corporate Partnership Dinner speaker Gen. David L. Goldfein, USAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, with master of ceremonies Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), Vice Chairman, Space Foundation

See the complete agenda at

Military and Government Registration
In consideration of budget constraints, the Space Foundation offers reduced registration pricing for active duty military and government personnel, which includes admission to Symposium general sessions, one ticket to a Symposium luncheon and a ticket to each Symposium dinner. It also includes admission to the Symposium’s Boeing Exhibit Center and Pavilion, with more than 180 displays of the world’s latest space technology, products and services.

Take advantage now of the active military/government rate, with secure online registration at Special military pricing does not apply to contractors who work for or with the government or military.

Co-sponsors for the 33rd Space Symposium include: AGI; Ball Aerospace; Blue Origin; Boeing; Colorado Space Coalition; Dynetics; El Pomar Foundation: Inmarsat; Lockheed Martin; Northrop Grumman; Raytheon; Secure World Foundation; SES Government Solutions; Stellar Solutions; SpaceX; Spincraft; United Launch Alliance (ULA).

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 both of our websites — and — and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.

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Space Foundation contact:
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