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Space Foundation Debuts New Expert Panel Series: Space Matters, Jan. 13 on Symposium 365 Digital Platform

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 10, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, will be hosting a virtual policy panel discussion as part of its new Space Matters series. The series will convene well-known policy influencers for monthly discussions on emerging topics and trends within the global space ecosystem, hosted on the Symposium 365 Digital Platform.

Event: Space Matters: A Space Policy Group

Join Space Foundation and a panel of high-level space policymakers for a monthly space policy discussion series. The first episode will cover 2021 space-related issues from the panelists’ perspectives as well as what they see on the horizon regarding policy concerns facing the space community in the coming year.

Date: Thursday, Jan. 13, 1 p.m. ET


The Honorable Robert (Bob) Walker – former U.S. congressman; former U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space and Technology chairman; current Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates executive chairman; and moonWalker Associates founder/CEO

The Honorable Jim Bridenstine – former NASA administrator, former U.S. congressman, former naval aviator, current Voyager Space Holdings advisory board chairman

Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux – Global Space Ventures CEO, NATO Maritime Unmanned Systems Innovation Advisory Board (IAB) member, Council on Foreign Relations member


Thomas Dorame – Space Foundation senior vice president – Symposium 365 Division

Venue: Symposium 365 –

Admission: Open to Symposium 365 subscribers

Media Access: For media access to Space Matters, please contact VP of Strategic Communication and Outreach Rich Cooper at [email protected].

About Symposium 365 Digital Platform

Symposium 365 Digital Platform, launched in 2020 by Space Foundation’s Symposium 365 division, produces virtual signature programming for professionals, entrepreneurs, educators and students to learn, connect and conduct business 365 days a year via webinars, podcasts, livestreamed events, and published reports. Advocating for space exploration and space-inspired industries on Earth, Symposium 365 Digital Platform features industry-leading presentations, classified space intelligence events, expert panel discussions. space mission briefings, space economy research and data analysis, workforce and supply chain perspectives, space technology innovation reviews, and award presentations. Individuals and organizations can engage with Symposium 365 Digital Platform through subscription, membership and sponsorship. For more information, please visit

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, Symposium 365 Digital Platform and The Space Report.  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 www.spacesymposium

About Space Foundation

Space Foundation is a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway to information, education 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: Symposium 365 is the premier source for media and events, including the world-renowned Space Symposium and The Space Report. Center for Innovation and Education is a lifelong learning platform. 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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Media Contact:

Rich Cooper
Vice President, Strategic Communications & Outreach
Space Foundation
(202) 596-0714
[email protected]