Space Entrepreneurs Present Out-of-This-World Business Opportunities Jan. 18

. January 10, 2014

SEATTLE – On Jan. 18 at 2:30 p.m., leaders from four of the premier space research and flight companies will discuss spaceflight business plans and possibilities of 2014. Speakers include Planetary Resources President and Chief Engineer Chris Lewicki; Business Development Manager at Blue Origin, LLC, Erika Wagner; Roger Myers, Executive Director of Advanced In-Space Programs at Aerojet Rocketdyne; with Philip Brzytwa and Kaitlyn Kelley from the company Spaceflight. The program is free with admission to the Museum.

Panel Companies
Planetary Resources, “The Asteroid Mining Company,” has technical principals with extensive experience in all phases of robotic space missions, from designing and building, to testing and operating.
Blue Origin, LLS is developing technologies to enable private human access to space at dramatically lower cost and increased reliability. The company is currently focused on developing rocket-powered Vertical Takeoff and Vertical Landing (VTVL) vehicles for access to suborbital and orbital space.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout the world.
Spaceflight provides routine access to space for small and secondary payloads.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $19 for adults, $16 for seniors 65 and older, $16 for active military, $11 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick’s Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org

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