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Conference Chair: William J. Watson – wwatson@spacefrontierfoundation.org
. American Aerospace Advisors, Inc.
American Aerospace Advisors is a team of experienced management, market development and technical professionals dedicated to helping our clients accelerate growth. We work with clients to develop core capabilities, identify strategic markets, develop competitive advantage, and efficiently capture key opportunities. American Aerospace skillfully provides essential insight and expertise to help growing companies reach the future first. American Aerospace Advisors

. Apogee Books
Apogee Books, an imprint of C. G. Publishing Inc., Burlington Ontario, is well known as THE Space Book Company. The Apogee Space Book Series has over 115 titles including the award winning NASA Mission Reports, Space Biographies, Space Histories, Space Science, & Pocket Space Guides. Many of our titles include DVDs or CD-ROMs. Apogee Books also publishes a select number of Historically Important Classic Science Fiction titles.

Apogee Books guest authors signing books at the booth:
Frank Sietzen Jr. - New Moon Rising, The Astronaut and The Fireman
James A. Dewar - To The End Of The Solar System: Story of the Nuclear Rocket
Lonnie Jones Schorer - Kids To Space
Frederick Ordway III - The Rocket Team
Apogee Books

. Boeing
Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing supports the Space Shuttle, International Space Station and the Ares I crew launch vehicle. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. http://www.boeing.com Boeing

. FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation
AST’s mission is to ensure protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during commercial launch or reentry activities, and to encourage, facilitate, and promote U.S. commercial space transportation.

AST's vision is to be recognized as the world's foremost authority on commercial space transportation.
Federal Aviation Administration

. Imaginova
The Imaginova Network of media properties, including LiveScience.com, Space.com, Aviation.com, Newsarama.com and Space News (SpaceNews.com), delivers engaging and entertaining editorial and multimedia content to a robust community of curious and well-informed users. Imaginova's original content is syndicated to major online portals and licensed by educational publishers and institutions. Imaginova is also the premie source of innovative consumer and educational products available at OrionTelescopes.com, LiveScienceStore.com, and StarryNightStore.com. Founded in 1999, Imaginova Corp. is privately held and based in New York City, with offices and news bureaus in Virginia, California, Toronto and Paris. For more information, please visit www.Imaginova.com. Imaginova

. International Space University (ISU)
International Space University provides graduate-level training to the future leaders of the global space community at its Central Campus in Strasbourg, France, and at locations around the world. In its two-month Summer Session and one-year Masters program, ISU offers students a unique Core Curriculum covering all disciplines related to space programs and enterprises – space science, space engineering, systems engineering, space policy and law, business and management, and space and society. International Space University

. Mark Maxwell
Illustrator and space artist Mark Maxwell's depictions of space hardware and distant places have been exhibited and published all over the surface of the Earth, and occasionally in orbit around it.

His clients include several NASA centers, Private space companies and organizations such as LunaCorp, t/Space, CMU Robotics Institute, DARPA, Orbital Recovery Corp, in addition to works for The Space Frontier Foundation, National Space Society and Space Studies Institute and numerous space and science fiction publications, as well as advertising, film and television.

View his work on the web.
Mark Maxwell

. The Moon Society
The Moon Society is an international nonprofit 501(c)3 educational and scientific organization formed to further the creation of communities on the Moon involving large-scale industrialization and private enterprise. The Moon Society

. National Space Society
The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, educational, grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. Founded as the National Space Institute (1974) and L5 Society (1975), which merged to form NSS in 1987, NSS is widely acknowledged as the preeminent citizen's voice on space. NSS counts thousands of members and over 50 chapters in the United States and around the world. National Space Society

. Phil Mills NewSpace Models
Phil Mills builds scale models to order of Spacecraft and Launch Vehicles. Each model is individually scratch built to order in Saudi Arabia where Phil lives and works. All materials for the models are brought in to Saudi from the UK as modelling materials are not available in the Kingdom. To produce the models Phil draws his own plans gathering information from the internet. The models are made to represent how the actual vehicles do or will appear in space. If new information appears or a configuration changes in the course of vehicle development, later models will represent this. As a consequence models built at a certain time will be unique representations done at that time. Each model comes with a display stand. Pictured at right: a Phil Mills model of the Bigelow Aerospace Genesis 1. Phil Mills NewSpace Models

. Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP
Founded in 1980, Posternak distinguishes itself by providing sophisticated and practical legal counsel to the rapidly emerging NewSpace Industry. We work with visionaries, entrepreneurs, commercial enterprises and public/private stakeholders in addressing and resolving complex issues confronting NewSpace, from corporate and contract law, financing and intellectual property protection and utilization, to cutting edge challenges of space property law, U.S. exports controls compliance (including ITAR), insurance law, and rapidly evolving government regulatory programs. Posternak

. ProSpace
ProSpace is a nonprofit citizens advocacy group with the mission "to open the space frontier for ALL people as rapidly as possible." We believe that only by taking direct and personal responsibility, as citizens of this great country, will our personal visions come to life. We believe that one day soon - if we get involved now - we all will have the opportunity to live, work and play in space. The members of ProSpace are private citizens from all walks of life and from all across the United States, each with a deep and abiding interest in America's national space enterprise. Each March we come to Washington at our own expense to speak directly to the leaders of our nation. We do so because of strong beliefs about the direction of our country's efforts in space - in the past, present and future. ProSpace

. Scope 101
Scope 101 is a telescope education event which will take place this Fall in three cities: Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Diego. High school students from around Southern California will learn how telescopes work, how to aim a telescope, and then teach younger children how to operate a telescope. Scope 101 is a project of the Space Frontier Foundation and managed by long-time space education veteran and SEDS alum John Wright. Scope 101

. Space Frontier Foundation CafePress Shop / Peter Thorpe Design
You can help to support an open space frontier by purchasing Space Frontier Foundation logo and graphic image shirts, sweaters, hats, tote bags, mugs, coasters, calendars, notebooks, prints, clocks, tiles, buttons, magnets, children's clothing, pet items and more. Space Frontier Foundation products at CafePress.

Foundation Creative Director Peter Thorpe will present several of his Rocket paintings for sale. 25% of the proceeds go to support the Foundation.
Peter Thorpe Rocket Paintings.
Space Frontier Foundation CafePress products

. Space Consulting Network
The Space Consulting Network is a new website whose goal is to build a global online directory of space experts by specialization and geographic location. The website aims to be a portal for creating a "one-stop" site and forum to find partners for future projects, to find expertise for research and academic program activities, or for employers and companies looking for people on their project teams.

The website is open to everyone who would like to advertise their specialization – not just consultants but everyone who has the desire to share their knowledge for profit or non-profit purposes. The success of the website depends on the community it builds. To join, go to
www.spaceconsulting.net.
The Space Consulting Network

. Space Teddy Bear Collection
Space Teddy Bears Collection by Zspace
The Teddy Bears, which awaken our childhood memories, have been loved as a symbol of peace, happiness, and tenderness all over the world. The Teddy Bears have already had a history of space activities including Japanese astronaut’s blue Teddy Bear on STS-95 in 1998. Now Space Teddy Bears have come to NewSpace! Space Teddy Bears can play a big role to encourage space activities for children as space ambassadors. The Space Teddy Bears Project has started educational “Missions” for children.
http://www.spaceteddybear.com
Space Teddy Bear Collection

. Stardance
Stardance – "Wherever humans go we bring our arts, and in zero-gravity we will create amazing new forms of art never before seen, as our imaginations are set free by weightlessness."

Inspired by Spider and Jeanne Robinson’s popular series of novels, "Jeanne Robinson's Stardance Experience" is a film that combines artistic and humanistic themes with the backdrop of science and space exploration–exemplifying the grandeur, intrigue and promise of space, while exploring the grace of dance unhindered by gravity, and the expansion and growth of mankind as we reach for the stars.

The film (slated to be produced for IMAX and other large format theaters for initial release) also serves the filmmaker's goal to re-ignite humanity's fire to return to space–to reach and inspire everyday people and communicate the majesty, beauty, mystery and transcendence that await us all, while showing an attainable and realistic vision of mankind's future in space. Only from that perspective can we hope to create futures that exemplify the best in humanity: our propensity to dream, dance, and evolve.
Jeanne Robinson's Stardance Experience

. Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)
SEDS is the world's largest international student run pro space organization. Established in the 1980s by Peter Diamandis, SEDS promotes student involvement in space exploration through technical projects, student organized space conferences, networking events, and leadership opportunities. SEDS alumni hold many leadership positions across the space industry. SEDS

. Teachers in Space
Teachers in Space – Imagine thousands of astronaut teachers, in schools all across the country, sharing their spaceflight knowledge and experiences with millions of students. Private companies are now developing a new generation of reusable space vehicles, which will dramatically improve safety and reduce the cost of human spaceflight. The Teachers in Space program is working with new spaceflight companies to make sure that teachers are among those who have a chance to go. As a new age of opportunity unfolds, who better than teachers to lead the way? Teachers in Space

. United Space Alliance
United Space Alliance is a world leader in space operations with experience in virtually all aspects of the field. Headquartered in Houston and employing 10,000 people, USA applies its unrivaled capabilities to NASA’s Space Shuttle, International Space Station and Constellation programs as well as to commercial and international space industry customers. United Space Alliance

. Virginia Space Flight Academy
Virginia Space Flight Academy offers weeklong residential summer camps for students ages eleven to fifteen years old. Space Flight Adventure Camp brings campers from across the nation to Wallops Island, Virginia to spend a week exploring space sciences at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. Partnering with NASA, NOAA and the U.S. Navy, Space Flight Adventure Camp provides access to a behind the scenes look at the United States rocketry program. In addition to a NASA backstage pass, campers collaborate on two major projects, rocketry and robotics. Campers build and launch several types of model rockets, and work in teams of two or three to build and program small robots using Lego© Mindstorms© NXT systems. By weeks end, campers have gained first hand experience of a wide range of aerospace careers in an atmosphere designed to fuel enthusiasm.

“Capturing the imagination of today's youth is the first step in providing the scientists, technicians and engineers of tomorrow.” – Robert Marshall, Executive Director, Virginia Space Flight Academy.
Virginia Space Flight Accademy

. Zero Gravity Corporation
Zero Gravity Corporation is a privately held space entertainment company whose mission is to make the excitement and adventure of space accessible to the public. ZERO-G is based in Las Vegas and Florida and is the first and only FAA-approved provider of commercial weightless flight to the general public. The experience offered by Zero-G is the only commercial opportunity on Earth for individuals to experience true "weightlessness" without going to space. This is the identical weightless flight experience used by NASA to train its astronauts and used by Ron Howard and Tom Hanks to film Apollo-13. The Zero-G Experience consists of a brief training session for passengers followed by a 90-minute flight aboard G-Force- One, during which parabolic maneuvers are performed. The controlled ascent and descent of the plane allows Flyers to experience Martian gravity (1/3-gravity), Lunar gravity (1/6-gravity), and zero gravity. The Zero-G Experience provides its Flyers with twice the amount of weightless time achieved in a typical sub-orbital flight into space. ZERO-G operates under the highest safety standards as set by the FAA (Part-121) with its partner Amerijet International of Ft. Lauderdale Florida. Aircraft operations take place under the same regulations set for large commercial passenger airliners.

G-Force-One regularly flies from both Signature Air Terminal at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas and the Shuttle Landing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center in Central Florida.
Zero G


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