By Carol Hively, Director - Public Relations and Team Communications
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 12, 2018) - Today, the Space Foundation announced that Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Monday, April 16 at 12:00 p.m., in a special presentation preceding the Symposium's opening ceremony.
"The Vice President's participation at the Symposium indicates the priority this White House is placing on America's position in space," said Thomas E. Zelibor, Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer.
To be held April 16-19, the 34th Space Symposium is the premier annual global, commercial, civil, military and emergent space conference. More information may be found at www.SpaceSymposium.org.
About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and the world's premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs, and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites – www.SpaceFoundation.org and DiscoverSpace.org – and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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Space Foundation Contact:
Kevin C. Cook, Vice President - Marketing & Communications
Carol Hively, Director - Public Relations & Team Communications