[SatNews] The Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium will have more international participation than ever for 2015, including its opening ceremony, to be highlighted by a stunningly unique animation-based digital performance by Enra, a visual dance troupe from Japan that combines elements of performance art, music, technology and light.
The opening ceremony on April 13 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will kick off the 31st Space Symposium with presentation of the Space Foundation's annual awards, including:
- Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award to June Scoobee Rodgers
- Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award to the NASA/Industry EFT-1 Team
- Space Achievement Award to X-37B OTV Team
- John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration to Rosetta Comet Team
The opening ceremony is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman, and is followed by the grand opening of the sold-out Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center and Pavilion, featuring the world's latest space technology, equipment and services. The evening concludes with fireworks lakeside, co-sponsored by Intelsat General Corporation.
The Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium is scheduled for April 13-16 at The Broadmoor, and is expected to attract space leaders from more than 25 countries, representing all sectors of the global space community.
Visit www.SpaceSymposium.org for secure online registration and complete conference information. A discount on standard industry registration is currently available if paid by March 20, 2015.