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Symposium 365 Digital Platform To Feature Space Technology Innovation Panel and Conversation With USAF Brigadier General

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team


  • Space Technology: From Space to Earth and Back, April 14
  • Yuri’s Night interactive virtual celebration, April 17
  • Brigadier General Heather L. Pringle, USAF, April 22
  • Panel – The Space Beat: Today’s Space Reporters Speak, May 19

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 8, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today released the upcoming schedule for Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem. Professionals, entrepreneurs, educators and students gain unlimited access to the Symposium 365 Digital Platform for one year by registering at

Upcoming online events include:

  • Panel – Space Technology: From Space to Earth and Back
    April 14, 2021, 1-2 p.m. EDT
    Registration and live feed:

    As human spaceflight expands into the private sector, we must consider the health needs of the astronauts on these future missions. Join featured speakers Joseph Urso, founder and CEO of ActivePure Technologies, and Alan Mittelman, president and CEO of Eagle Eyes Optics, to learn more about space technology innovations that were developed into commercial products and now may play a pivotal role in next-generation space travel.


  • Yuri’s Night (Presented by Clayton InterGalactic)
    April 17, 2021, 7-8 p.m. EDT
    Registration and live feed:

    Every year, Space Foundation hosts a celebration of the first human spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin to spotlight the importance of investing in the future of space. This year, Yuri’s Night is an interactive “choose your own adventure” virtual event. Attendance is pay-as-you-can, and registration is required. Proceeds benefit Space Foundation’s education programs.



  • Panel – The Space Beat: Today’s Space Reporters Speak
    May 19, 2021, 1-2 p.m. EDT
    Registration and live feed:

    Hear from the reporters chronicling today’s space story, with more players and events involved than ever before, and learn about how they approach telling these stories. Moderated by: Jeanne Meserve, with featured speakers Sandra Erwin, Emre Kelly, Miriam Kramer and Michael Sheetz.


Recent Symposium 365 Digital Platform events have included a panel discussion on the changing landscape of satellite market opportunities in various sectors, a New Generation Space Leaders Panel with young professional engineers sharing their work on space innovations, the first session of the “Women in Space” series, a conversation with former ESA Director General Dr. Johann-Dietrich Wörner, and much more. All events are available for registrants to watch at their scheduled times or later on demand as desired. Symposium 365 Digital Platform also offers archived videos from past Space Symposium live events.


About Symposium 365

Symposium 365, a division of Space Foundation, is the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem, offering authoritative news and information and venues for networking and conducting business via the world-renowned Space Symposium, The Space Report and Symposium 365 Digital Platform. Serving commercial, government and education sectors, Symposium 365 produces signature programming — live and online — for professionals, entrepreneurs, educators and students to learn, connect and conduct business 365 days a year. To learn more about Symposium 365, please visit

About Space Foundation

Space Foundation is a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway to education, information and collaboration for space exploration and space-inspired industries that define the global space ecosystem. Driven by a partnership model, Space Foundation operates three divisions that unite the entire spectrum of stakeholders — business, government, education and local communities — through corporate membership, sponsorship, fundraising and grants. Center for Innovation and Education is a lifelong learning platform. Symposium 365 is the premier source for media and events, including the world-renowned Space Symposium. Global Alliance facilitates collaboration around the world. Visit Space Foundation at, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.


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