Press Release

Space Foundation Announces New Corporate Partners; Space Age, America and Kaga Electronics Join Non-Profit Organization

By SpaceRef Editor
August 8, 2001
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The Space Foundation
announced today that Kaga Electronics and Space Age, America have both signed
on as corporate partners.
“Both Space Age, America and Kaga Electronics are
committed to promoting awareness of space technology among consumers on an
international basis, so we welcome the opportunity to work closely with these
companies,” said Elliot G. Pulham, Space Foundation President and Chief
Executive Officer.

Kaga Electronics was established in 1968 as an independent trading
company.
The Japanese company, currently headed by President Isao Tsukamoto,
strives to be the innovator in the electronics industry using NASA technology
in their products, which include personal computers, amusement devices, and
their own brand of international computer related devices, “TAXAN.”

Space Age, America, previously known as Space Age Japan, was launched in
1983 by NASA Astronaut Don Eisele.
It is currently led by CEO Yoshihiro
Yamanashi.
Space Age, America is dedicated to the promotion of space
education, technological spin-offs and space development, with offices in
Nevada, California and Tokyo, Japan.

The Space Foundation is one of the world’s leading space organizations,
supporting industry leaders, space professionals and educators in their
efforts to promote all facets of space — commercial, national security and
civil.
The Foundation hosts the National Space Symposium, which is recognized
around the world as the premier U.S. space policy forum.
Their International
Space Symposium is quickly gaining similar acclaim.
Recognized as one of the
premier global space industry conferences, “Where Space Means Business,(TM)”
the International Space Symposium is built around two and a half days of
in-depth discussion, networking and deal-making by a select group of space
industry leaders that includes CEO’s, heads of agencies, financiers, managers,
underwriters, customers and regulators.

The 2001 International Space Symposium will be held at the Reagan
International Trade Center in Washington, DC on October 29 – 31, 2001.

For a complete listing of Foundation corporate supporters or more
information on Space Foundation programs, visit www.spacefoundation.org or
call 1-800-691-4000 (toll free in the US and Canada) or 719-576-8000.

SpaceRef staff editor.