The Space Foundation announced Jeff Bezos as a featured speaker at the 32nd Space Symposium.
The Space Foundation announces that Jeff Bezos will be speaking in his role as founder of Blue Origin at the 32nd Space Symposium. Besides running the biggest online store, Bezos is also a space entrepreneur.
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Jeff Bezos is the founder of aerospace company Blue Origin, which is working to lower the cost and increase the safety of spaceflight so that humans can better continue exploring the solar system.
Bezos’ talk will take place Tuesday afternoon, April 12, following a presentation by Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command, and preceding The Honorable Robert O. Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk has not been announced as a speaker, but SpaceX will receive the 2016 Space Achievement Award at the conference. The company gets the award for the successfully landing the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket.
The four-day 2016 Space Symposium will be held April 11-14 at The Broadmoor, in Colorado Springs, Colo., attracting again thousands of people involved in space exploration from dozens of countries, including the decision makers from civil, military, government, commercial and academic institutions.
The 32nd Space Symposium program will include a Technical Track, two classified tracks, discussion of emergent space technology, international space panels and a New Generation Space Leader program. The Symposium’s Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Pavilion will feature more than 170 displays of the world’s latest space technology, products and services.
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See all of the confirmed speakers for the 32nd Space Symposium, plus the agenda and registration information, at www.SpaceSymposium.org.