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Experts to Discuss Impact of Big Data on the Future of Space at 33rd Space Symposium

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2017) – The Space Foundation is bringing together investors and experts from the microsat, launch and data science communities to discuss “Big Data and the Future of Space,” at the 33rd Space Symposium, to be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The discussion will be moderated by space investor Dylan Taylor, with panelists:

  • Jason Andrews, Chief Executive Officer, Spaceflight Industries
  • Zachary Bogue, Co-Managing Partner, Data Collective
  • Lars Dyrud, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, OmniEarth Inc.
  • Jane Poynter, Chief Executive Officer, World View
  • Jeffrey Tarr, President and Chief Executive Officer, DigitalGlobe

The panel is one of several at this four-day international conference focusing on the future of the business of space. Thousands of global space decision makers from dozens of countries are expected to attend the Symposium, considered to be the single most important space conference for connecting government, military and industry leaders from around the world.

Attendees will connect with their customers at the Symposium’s Boeing Exhibit Center and Boeing Exhibit Center Pavilion, featuring 180 displays of the world’s latest space technology, products and services.

All of the Symposium speakers and panels can be found on the complete agenda at A discount is available on standard industry registration if paid by March 3, 2017.

Co-sponsors for the 33rd Space Symposium include: AGI; Ball Aerospace; Blue Origin; Boeing; Booz Allen Hamilton; Colorado Space Coalition; Dynetics; El Pomar Foundation; Harris; Inmarsat; L3 Technologies; Lockheed Martin; Northrop Grumman; Raytheon; Secure World Foundation; SES Government Solutions; Stellar Solutions; SpaceX; Spincraft; Tesat Spacecom; 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:
Carol Hively, Director – Public Relations & Team Communications
[email protected]