FYI: Invitation toSpace Frontier Conference (Oct.9 -11)

Arjen Kamphuis (
Mon, 14 Sep 1998 03:25:20 +0100

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> "Space: The Revolution is Now!"
> Space Frontier Conference VII
> Sheraton Gateway Hotel
> Los Angeles International Airport, California
> October 9-11, 1998
>Nearly thirty years ago, man first set foot on the Moon. Conventional
>wisdom says it'll be at least another thirty years before private citizens
>will routinely live, work, and play in space. But there is a revolution
>underway, fueled by the power of free enterprise, that is speeding up the
>opening of the greatest human frontier of all time, and it will change your
>future! If you want to get the inside story, then join the space pioneers
>who are leading the way at Space Frontier Conference VII. It will be
>held over Columbus Day weekend, October 9-11, 1998, at the Sheraton
>Gateway Hotel, Los Angeles International Airport, CA.
>A partial list of confirmed speakers includes:
> <<<< Space and the Government >>>>
> * Congressman Dana Rohrabacher: Chairman of the House of Representatives'
> Space & Aeronautics Subcommittee
> * James Asker: Washington Bureau Chief for "Aviation Week and Space
> Technology"
> * Ralph Moslener: Manager of Commercialization for the International Space
> Station, Boeing
> * Joe Rothenberg: NASA Associate Administrator for Space Flight
> * Honorable Andrea Seastrand: Executive Director of the California Space
> and Technology Alliance and former CA Congresswoman
> <<<< Entrepreneurs and Financiers >>>>
> * Dr. Buzz Aldrin: CEO of Starcraft Boosters Inc. and Apollo 11 Astronaut
> * Shubber Ali: KPMG Peat Marwick
> * Joe Carroll: Tether Applications, Inc.
> * Mitchell Burnside Clapp: Executive Vice President of Pioneer Rocketplane
> * Charles "Pete" Conrad: Chairman of Universal Space Lines and Apollo 12
> Astronaut
> * Gary Hudson: CEO of Rotary Rocket Company
> * Kirby Ikin: GIO Reinsurance
> * Mike Kelly: Chairman of Kelly Space and Technology
> * Richard Smithies: Barclays Capital
> <<<< The Scientists >>>>
> * Dr. Alan Binder: Principal Investigator, Lunar Prospector Mission
> * Dr. Tom Gehrels: Director of Space Watch
> * Dr. Eleanor Helin: NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Mount Palomar
> Observatory
> * Dr. John Lewis: University of Arizona and author of "Rain of Iron and
> Ice" and "Mining the Sky"
> * Dr. Harrison Schmitt: University of Wisconsin and Apollo 17 Astronaut
> * Dr. William "Red" Whittaker: Carnegie Mellon University Tele-Robotics
> <<<< The Storytellers >>>>
> * David Brin: Hugo Award winner and author of "The Postman" and
> "Startide Rising"
> * Dave Brody: "Inside Space", the Sci-Fi Channel
> * Rene Echevaria: Producer, Deep Space Nine, Paramount Studios
> * Allen Steele: Hugo Award winner and author of "Lunar Descent" and
> "Tranquility Alternative"
> * Robert Weiss: Broadway Pictures, Paramount Studios
>Special events will include our just confirmed reception honoring the 30th
>Anniversary of the Apollo 7 launch (Sept. 11, 1968), where we will be
>joined by R. Walter "Walt" Cunningham, who spent 11 days in space on that
>first manned flight of the Apollo Command Module. Other special guests for
>the weekend will include two key leaders in Russian space activities:
>Mission Commander Anatoly Solovyev, considered to be the most experienced
>cosmonaut, and Professor Vladimir Syromiatnikov, Chief Designer of the
>Scientific Engineering Branch for Electromechanics and Large Deployable
>We are still working on confirming other events and thus cannot advertise
>them yet, but we guarantee that these will be fun, fast-paced, informative,
>and accessible. Many organizations use this conference to make surprise
>announcements that you'll hear first at the conference. Whether you are an
>entrepreneur with a dream, an investor with a desire to capitalize on this
>exploding industry, a job seeker looking to work for an innovative company,
>or a citizen who is tired of the gloom and doom scenarios painted for
>tomorrow and simply wants to know what the next century will really look
>like -- you need to be there!
>"Space: The Revolution is Now!" is cosponsored by: ProSpace, the Citizen's
>Space Lobby; FINDS, the Foundation for the International Non-governmental
>Development of Space, and Rotary Rocket Company.
>The price for General Admission for the three day event is $120, and Full
>Admission, which includes 3 luncheons and the Space Frontier Foundation's
>Awards Banquet, is $220. To REGISTER or to see the full list of currently
>confirmed speakers and events, see
><>, send email to
>, call 1-800-78-SPACE, or write to:
>Kerinia Cusick, Conference Chair
>Space Frontier Foundation
>16 First Avenue
>Nyack, NY 10960.
>"The Space Frontier Foundation is an organization of people dedicated to
>opening the space frontier to human settlement as rapidly as possible. Our
>goals include protecting Earth's fragile biosphere and creating a freer and
>more prosperous life for each generation by using the unlimited energy and
>material resources of space. Our purpose is to unleash the power of free
>enterprise and lead a united humanity permanently into the Solar System."
> *********************
>"Opening the Space Frontier for ALL People"
>For more information on ProSpace - The Citizens' Space Lobby,
>or to make a contribution to our activities or projects,
>visit <http://>
> "Far better it is to dare mighty things,
> to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure,
> than to rank with those poor spirits
> who neither enjoy nor suffer much
> because they live in the gray twilight
> that knows neither victory nor defeat."
> - Theodore Roosevelt


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