5th Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium; Space Foundation VP on Panel

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Monday, October 15, 2012 - 5:30pm to Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 11:30am

Space Foundation Vice President - Washington Operations Brendan Curry will participate in the Space Policy - Likely Directions panel at the 5th Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium.

The event, sponsored by the American Astronautical Society in conjunction with The University of Alabama in Huntsville, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Huntsville National Space Club, is themed Space Exploration, Security and Commerce: Our Path Forward.

Curry's panel, which will be at 2:30 p.m. at Oct. 17, will be moderated by Tom Koshut, associate vice president, research, UAHuntsville, and will also include the following panelists: 

  • Ann Zulkosky, Senate Commerce Committee staff (majority) 
  • Jeff Bingham, senior advisor, U.S. Senate 
  • Mark Dawson, legislative director for Rep. Robert Aderholt
  • Jim Muncy, founder, PoliSpace

For information on the 5th Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium, click here.

About Curry

Vice President - Washington Operations Brendan Curry leads the Space Foundation's government affairs efforts based in Washington, D.C., serving as principal interface with key customers, staff and officials in the Administration, Congress, space industry and federal agencies including NASA and the Departments of Defense, Commerce, State, Education and Transportation. He is also responsible for the Space Foundation's Research & Analysis functions, including policy analysis, Space Foundation Indices, White Papers and special reports and the Space Foundation's annual analysis and report on the state of the space industry, The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity. Previously, Curry was the senior legislative assistant to Congressman Dave Weldon, M.D. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Scranton and Juris Doctor of Law degree from Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville