Space Foundation names Kendra S. Horn manager of communication and media relations

Category: Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2007) -- Today the Space Foundation named Kendra S. Horn manager of communication and media relations, effective Feb. 1. From its headquarters in Colorado Springs, Horn will lead the Space Foundation’s internal and external communications efforts in advancing civil, commercial and national security space and the Foundation's education activities. Additionally, she will direct all media operations for the 23rd National Space Symposium and Strategic Space and Defense 2007 conference. Since 2005, Horn has served as manager of government affairs in the Space Foundation’s Washington, D.C. office, interfacing with the Administration, the Congress, the space industry, and relevant federal agencies. Prior to joining the Space Foundation, she worked on Capitol Hill as press secretary for Congressman Brad Carson, where she was responsible for national, regional, and local media queries and activities. Horn’s previous experience also includes practicing law in the areas of international trade, transactional, and business matters. Horn earned a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Tulsa. Horn also studied at the International Space University in Strasbourg, France. Photograph available upon request. About the Space Foundation Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that vigorously advances civil, commercial, and national security space endeavors and inspires, enables, and propels tomorrow's explorers. The Space Foundation also has an office in Washington, D.C., and Field Representatives in Houston, Tx. and Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, trade association services, research and analysis for the global space industry, and educational enterprises that bring space into the classroom. The Space Foundation conducts the premier annual gathering of the global space community, the National Space Symposium, which takes place April 9-12, 2007, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Along with partnering organizations, the Space Foundation also conducts Strategic Space and Defense (Oct. 9-11, 2007), in Omaha, Neb. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org .

Tuesday, January 23, 2007