From: National Space Society
Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2007
On October 10, 2007, leading space advocacy organizations and Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin will announce the formation of a new alliance to advance a common goal: Ensuring that the benefits of renewable clean energy from space solar power are understood and supported by business, governments and the general public.
The inaugural event of the new alliance, to be held at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., will highlight a study underway by the National Security Space Office (NSSO) on the viability of space-based solar power.
Space Solar Power means gathering energy in space and transmitting it wirelessly for use on Earth. Such technology could be a major solution to humanity's long-term energy needs, providing limitless renewable power with zero carbon emissions.
We invite you to join us for this special event, to hear interim results of the study, and to learn about the initial goals and members of the new alliance.
Date: Wednesday, Oct 10, 2007
Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge
529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045
Media and Congressional staff who wish to attend, please email Katherine Brick at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP by Monday October 8, 2007.
Public discussion now underway in support of NSSO study: Space Solar Power http://ssp.space-frontier.org
National Space Society
Phone: (202) 429-1600
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