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Von Braun symposium to attract aerospace leaders, NASA administrators

From The Huntsville Times-

Aerospace industry leaders, NASA administrators and ordinary space buffs descend on the University of Alabama in Huntsville next week for the fourth Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium.
“Launching the Future in Space Exploration” is the title of the symposium that runs Monday through Wednesday. Major panels and speeches will be in the Chan Auditorium of the UAH Business Administration Building.
After an opening reception Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center, the symposium gets under way in earnest Oct. 25 at 8:30 with remarks by Frank Slazer, Aerospace Industries Association president, and Marshall Space Flight Center Director Robert Lightfoot. Those remarks will be in the Chan Auditorium.
NASA Associate Administrator Chris Scolese will report on news from NASA headquarters in Washington at the opening session.
A 10 a.m. panel moderated by Dan Dumbacher, NASA assistant associate administrator for human exploration capabilities, will examine the space agency’s new exploration road map including the Space Launch System and Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle…

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I hope things work out. The name of the event is “Launching the Future in Space Exploration,” but I think the reality is “Trying to hang on and plan what we can before things get cancelled again…”


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