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Space Foundation to Host Space Career Day Workshop at Small Satellite Conference

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 5, 2015) – The Space Foundation is hosting a Space Career Day Workshop at Utah State University (Logan) on Monday, Aug. 10, from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The workshop is part of the 2015 Small Satellite Conference, held Aug. 8-13, at Utah State University, but students need not be registered for the conference in order to attend the workshop.

Graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degree programs, and who show current, valid college I.D., are invited to attend the Space Career Day Workshop at no cost.

The Space Career Day Workshop will be held in Eccles Conference Center, Level 3, rooms 303-309, at Utah State University. On-site registration is open from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 10.

The opening keynote will begin at 8:30 a.m., with Micah Walter-Range, editor of The Space Report, and director – research & analysis for the Space Foundation, speaking on, “The Global Space Economy: Focus on the Workforce.”

The workshop’s “Meet the Companies” panels include representatives of the following companies that are underwriting the career day: Booz Allen Hamilton; L-3; Lockheed Martin; Orbit Logic; Orbital ATK; SEAKR Engineering, Inc.; Space Data; Space Dynamics Laboratory; United Launch Alliance; USRA and VACCO.

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a field office in Houston and conducts government affairs from its Washington, D.C., office. It annually publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit www.SpaceFoundation.org, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.


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