Kennedy News

Bruce Buckingham
Kennedy Space Center
321/867-2468

Sept. 26, 2002
 
RELEASE : 88-02
 
 
Annual Cape Canaveral Spaceport Symposium Dates Set
 
 
Space program leaders will be taking a look at the "Cape Canaveral Spaceport Roadmap to the Future" during the 7th Annual Cape Canaveral Spaceport Symposium Oct. 29-30.

The event, which will be held at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral, will feature some of the top experts in spaceport planning and operation.

The keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Jeremiah Creedon, NASA associate administrator for Aerospace. He will discuss the government's long-term vision for assured access to space for defense, commercial and scientific missions and explain why the Spaceport is important to the vision.

Other speakers will examine the evolution of the spaceport and the master plan for its future, the importance of partnering for the development of the spaceport, emerging spaceport technologies and the role of space in national defense.

The symposium is sponsored by NASA/KSC, USAF 45th Space Wing, and Florida Space Authority.

For more information and to register for the event, visit www.capecanaveralspaceport.org.

Media who wish to attend the event should register with Bill Collins at (321) 264-1193.

 

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