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34th Space Symposium Panels to Discuss Economics and Law of Space Exploration

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2018) - The Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium will attract thousands of space leaders from around the world to Colorado Springs to discuss the most pressing current space issues.

Panel discussion topics will focus on such issues as "The Economics of Deep Space," to be moderated by Dylan Taylor, Founding Partner of Space Angels, with panelists:

  • Kyle Acierno, Global Business Development Manager, iSpace
  • Laetitia Garriott, Partner, Global Space Ventures
  • Joe Landon, Chief Financial Officer, Planetary Resources
  • Rick Tumlinson, Chairman of the Board, Deep Space Industries

Also of interest, will be the panel "Return to the Moon - The View of the International Legal Community," with moderator Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President - International Institute of Space Law, Chief Strategy Officer -- European Space Agency. The panelists are:

  • Dr. Marco Ferrazzani, Legal Counsel and Head of the Legal Services Department, European Space Agency
  • Elina Morozova, Head of International Legal Service, Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications
  • Sumara M. Thompson-King, General Counsel, NASA

The 34th Space Symposium will be held April 16 - 19 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. To see all panels and featured speakers, and to register securely online, please visit

34th Space Symposium Sponsorship
a.i. solutions, Aeroject Rocketdyne, AGI, Aviation Week Network, BAE Systems, Ball Aerospace, Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, Colorado Space Coalition, Engility, Eutelsat America Corp, FedEx, Harris, Inmarsat, Leidos, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Peraton, Raytheon, Riverside Research, SES Government Solutions, SpaceNews, SpaceX, ULA, Viasat.

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Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the world's premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs, and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and 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, Los Angeles 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 FacebookTwitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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