Sponsor Highlight: SpaceX


Presented annually by the Space Foundation and co-sponsored by SpaceX, the Space Technology Hall of Fame® Dinner honors extraordinary technologies originally developed for space that now improve life here on Earth.

The 2017 inductees are:

  • Radiant Catalytic Ionization (RCI), enhanced technology creating hydroxyls through photocatalytic oxidation technology
  • Staged Nutrient Release (SNR) Fertilizer, precise timed released polymer coated fertilizer granules that reduce fertilization applications and environmental damage

The 2017 Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner, celebrating 30 years of excellence, will be held Thursday, April 6, the last evening of the 33rd Space Symposium. The dinner program will feature a fireside chat on the topic of exploration, with discussion between humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson portraying Thomas Jefferson and political satirist P.J. O'Rourke. Reserve dinner tickets now here.

SpaceX designs, manufactures, and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk to revolutionize space transportation, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets. Today, SpaceX is advancing the boundaries of space technology through its Falcon launch vehicles and Dragon spacecraft. The company has more than 5,000 employees in California, Texas, Washington, D.C., Washington State and Florida.

For more information, visit www.spacex.com.