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Space Foundation to Host Free Webinar with Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Space Operations, May 6

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 29, 2020) — In partnership with the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force and the U.S. Space Force, Space Foundation is hosting a webinar titled, “America’s Space Force: Building the Future Today,” featuring Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett and Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, beginning at 11:00 a.m. (EST). This exclusive discussion will cover the current state of the Space Force, operational priorities over the next year, and views on a number of pertinent issues.

The webinar will open with comments by Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor, Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.). Sec. Barrett and Gen. Raymond are expected to share significant news related to the new U.S. Space Force and to deliver information originally intended to be shared at the postponed 36th Space Symposium, now rescheduled for Oct. 31 – Nov. 2. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session.

Questions may be submitted in advance using the hashtag #AskSpaceForce.

In announcing the May 6 program, Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor shared, “Hearing firsthand from leaders such as Secretary Barrett and General Raymond about the mission and operational activities that the Space Force will serve is a great opportunity we at the Space Foundation are privileged and humbled to share. As a leading steward of the space community, we welcome and value the opportunity to connect leaders, capabilities, and information together.”

Registration for the webinar is free, but required, and can be done at:

About Space Foundation

Founded in 1983, Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the world’s premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a 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. Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office, as well as field representatives in Houston and on the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space Certification and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both websites — and — and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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