Space Foundation Releases Recommendations on NASA and U.S. Civil Space Program, 11:30 am ET, 253 Rus
04-Dec-2012 through 04-Dec-2012
The Space Foundation will release a new report, PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space, on December 4, 2012 in 253 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC at 11:30 am -- doors open at 11:00 am (note that the time changed -- originally this was to begin at 12:00 noon, with doors opening at 11:30). The report contains recommendations on the future of NASA and the U.S. civil space program. Details are in the emailed announced, which is reproduced below.
Media Alert: Space Foundation to Release Recommendations for NASA and U.S. Civil Space Program
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, Noon [Note: Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and a light lunch will be served; briefing begins at noon]
TIME CHANGE: BRIEFING WILL BEGIN AT 11:30; DOORS OPEN AT 11:00
253, Senate Russell Building, Washington, D.C. (Constitution Ave. and 1st St.)
The Space Foundation will release PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space, a report containing recommendations for redefining and restructuring the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and strengthening the U.S. civil space program. Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will conduct a briefing and Q&A on the report, which is based on in-depth historical research and interviews with nearly 100 space leaders. He will discuss broad-ranging structural, policy and management recommendations to addresse issues within the agency and its governance and funding.
Copies of both the 70-page report and a separate executive summary will be distributed at the briefing. PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space will also be distributed to policymakers and industry leaders.
Advance Information/Additional Opportunities:
Pulham will be available for one-on-one statements immediately after the announcement. If you would like to make arrangements for more in-depth interviews, in-studio radio or TV interviews, advance discussions to accommodate media deadlines or op/eds, please contact Janet Stevens at email@example.com or 719-362-8211 (office) or 214-437-7618 (cell).
Please let us know if you plan to attend -- and if you will be joining us for lunch. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or the Space Foundation media department at 719-576-8000.
About the Space Foundation
The foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry and an expert in all aspects of space, the Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events, including the National Space Symposium, all in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." The Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes that track daily U.S. stock market performance performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. The Space Foundation was founded in 1983 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Its world headquarters features a public Visitors Center with two main areas - the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®. The Space Foundation also conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and has a field office in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.
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