Press Release

Space Frontier Foundation to celebrate Buzz Aldrin at NewSpace 2007

By SpaceRef Editor
June 15, 2007
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Apollo 11 Astronaut will speak on 38th anniversary of Moon walk

June 13, 2007 The Space Frontier Foundation is proud to announce that Dr. Buzz Aldrin will be the honored guest and dinner speaker on Friday July 20 at the Foundation’s annual conference, NewSpace 2007. July 20, 2007 is the 38th anniversary of the first human steps on the Moon. Come share the memory of that historic day with the NewSpace community and its champion Buzz Aldrin. Book Discount Hotel Rooms by June 18!

Double Tree Hotel, Crystal City, Virginia Conference discount code SFF

Conference and hotel information

Schedule Updates — Program Highlights

NewSpace for a New President: 2008 will see a U.S. Presidential election just five weeks after NASA’s 50th anniversary. Can any space issues break through the background noise of the campaign? With Jim Muncy, Lori Garver, Courtney Stadd and Alan Ladwig

Born After Apollo: What is the post-Apollo generation’s view of a future in space, and what changes will these young leaders make in government and industry? With Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides, William Pomerantz, Melissa Preble, John Gedmark and Robert Jacobson

Space Solar Power Development in Today’s Political Environment: A public discussion sponsored by Space Frontier Foundation with Col. “Coyote” Smith, Dr. John Mankins and Margo Deckard.

Second Annual NewSpace Business Plan Competition

This year the format of the event will include one day of instruction and coaching on financing, legal and regulatory issues. Also new this year — two prizes will be awarded, one by the panel of judges, and one to the audience favorite.

Register Now for NewSpace 2007

Space Frontier Foundation
Will Watson
Associate Director, Conference Chair 202-378-4308

The World Space Center
David Beaver
Overview Effect Day Manager

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