Report to Pentagon on Space-Based Solar Power to be Published on October 10th

Report to Pentagon on Space-Based Solar Power to be Published on October 10th

October 8, 2007 Press Releases

Nyack, NY, October 8, 2007 – A National Security Space Office (NSSO)-led study group, which has been investigating space-based solar power (SBSP) as a way to reduce our dependence on foreign-controlled energy supplies as well as a clean, renewable and carbon-neutral solution to the possibility of global warming, is set to announce the study results on October 10th. The study also examined the feasibility of SBSP as a source of energy to be transmitted to military forces deployed overseas.

A press event sponsored by the NSS will announce the SBSP study results, as well as the existence of a new alliance to support the development of this promising technology, as follows:

Date:
Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Time:
9:00am-10:30am

Location:
National Press Club
First Amendment Lounge
529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045

Speakers:
Buzz Aldrin, Apollo Astronaut and Chairman, ShareSpace Foundation
John Mankins, President, Space Power Association
Lt. Col. Paul Damphousse (USMC), National Security Space Office
Charles Miller, Director, Space Frontier Foundation

More information on SBSP can be found at http://ssp.space-frontier.org. This website is sponsored by the Space Frontier Foundation to gather broad public input for the NSSO-led study.

For more information, contact Margo Deckard at 937-376-8737 or mardeckard@aol.com.