COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 28, 2015—The Space Foundation is offering an expanded version of its Technical Track program for the 31st Space Symposium, with 46 presentations on April 13 and 14. The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13 - 16 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and is expected to attract thousands of participants from the global space community.
Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from some of the government and industry leaders in space technology development, and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a series of 20-minute tech talks.
Tech Track industry and active military/government registration includes Tech Track panels on Monday and Tuesday and admission to the Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center and Symposium sessions on Wednesday.
The Tech Track luncheon on Tuesday will feature guest speaker Dr. Merrie Sanchez, Chief Scientist, Air Force Space Command. Dr. Sanchez serves as the primary adviser to the commander on all scientific and technical matters concerning space and cyberspace research and development programs. She serves as the senior authority for all AFSPC scientific and technical matters, and is delegated the authority to guide the substantive scientific and technical program activities within the command. Dr. Sanchez has more than 30 years space engineering, management and financial experience working projects for the Space Shuttle, International Space Station and X-38 Crew Return Vehicle.
Some of the 46 Tech Track presentations on Monday and Tuesday include:
See the complete list of presenters and papers, and learn more about registering for the Technical Track program, at www.spacesymposium.org/tracks/technical-track.
About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, 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 field office in Houston, and conducts government affairs from its Washington, D.C., office. It annually publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space Certification and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit www.SpaceFoundation.org, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn,Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.