January 31, 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014
Contact:  Henry J. Price
Phone:   (202) 267-3883

WHAT: Seventeenth Annual FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference

WHO: Members of Congress, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials, as well as top academic, industry and government leaders in space transportation.

WHEN: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 5th
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, February 6th

WHERE: National Housing Center, 1201 15th St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON – Beginning Wednesday, February 5, at 8:00 a.m., the FAA will open its 17th Annual Commercial Space Transportation Conference.  FAA Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker will be the featured speaker beginning 4:15 p.m. on the first day of the conference.

The two day event will include speakers and panel discussions that will focus on issues including:  Commercial space transportation safety, space tourism, launch site development, future space technologies, and developments relating to travel to the International Space Station.

Other key speakers include Chairman of the House Subcomittee on Space Rep. Steven M. Palazzo, R-Miss., and NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, Bill Gerstenmaier.   For specific times and dates of panels and speakers visit:  https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/tab2.aspx?EventID=1302080