Space Symposium

Opening Ceremony to Feature Space Awards and Performance by Postmodern Jukebox

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The 33rd Space Symposium opening ceremony on April 3 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, will feature a performance by the band Postmodern Jukebox (pictured) and presentation of these Space Foundation awards:

  • Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award to Ashlie Blackstone Smith, eighth grade physical science teacher at Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Girls, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
  • Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award to DigitalGlobe and The Associated Press
  • Space Achievement Award to Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko for the Year in Space Mission

The opening ceremony is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman, with corporate host Jeffrey D. Grant, Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems.

The grand opening of the sold-out Boeing Exhibit Center and Pavilion follows the opening ceremony. This year there will be 188 displays of the world’s latest space technology, products and services, the greatest number of exhibits in the Symposium’s history.

Co-sponsors include: AECOM; a.i. solutions; Airbus Safran Launchers; AGI; ASRC Federal; BAE Systems; Ball Aerospace; Blue Origin; Boeing; Booz Allen Hamilton; The Broadmoor; Colorado Space Coalition; Cosmic AES; Dynetics; El Pomar Foundation; Euroconsult; Eutelsat; Griffin Communications Group; Harris; i3 Electronics; Inmarsat; ISPCS; L3 Technologies; Lockheed Martin; Maui Economic Development Board; Northrop Grumman; Orbital Systems; RBC Signals; Raytheon; Secure World Foundation; SES Government Solutions; SpaceX; SpincraftStellar Solutions; Stratasys; Tesat Spacecom; United Launch Alliance (ULA); USRA; ViaSat; X-1R Corporation. Our media partners are Aviation Week; ROOM; Satnews; Space News.

This article is part of Space Watch: April 2017 (Volume: 16, Issue: 4).