Last Chance to Register Online for the NewSpace 2009 Conference

by Space Frontier Foundation on July 16, 2009

Your last chance to register online for the NewSpace 2009 Conference at NASA Ames (July 18-20) is fast approaching. Don’t miss this opportunity to mingle with NewSpace insiders, including Pete Worden of NASA Ames, Peter Diamandis of X PRIZE Foundation, Gwynne Shotwell of Space X, Dennis Stone of NASA COTS, and Ken Davidian of FAA/AST.

Online registration will close on Friday, July 17th @ midnight PST, so you have just enough time to reserve tickets for the Apollo 11 40th Anniversary Gala and see which of the 10 exciting newspace company finalists will win the $5k Heinlein Business Plan Competition. On-site registration will be available for an increased rate. Save yourself some money for the NewSpace Auction by REGISTERING NOW!

As if that weren’t incentive enough, the conference will feature an array of engaging sessions including – Rick Tumlinson on the vision of the space frontier, Bob Richards’ presentations on the Isle of Man & Odyssey Moon, Dr. Paul Spudis on the science of space settlements, and a special Teachers in Space event. You will also get to view the extended edition of the film Orphans of Apollo on Friday evening and the award winning film Moon Beat during the Monday, July 20th Apollo Anniversary Gala.

Jim Muncy will kick off the conference on Saturday, hosting sessions focused on enabling the future of entrepreneurial space ventures. Sunday is a must-see for all interested in the nuts & bolts of running a NewSpace business. The conference will conclude on Monday with a chance to reignite the spirit of the Apollo missions by asking the question, ‘Where do we go from here?’ Get inspired by our agenda and complete list of speakers.

Registration for the conference is available at the NewSpace 2009 website, which also provides information about our group rate ($99/night) at the Domain Hotel in nearby Sunnyvale, California.

Visit www.spacefrontier.org – or RSVP on Facebook today!

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