Major Commercial Space Announcement on Wednesday

Bigelow Aerospace's planned Sundancer space module

CSF PR — The Commercial Spaceflight Federation, the industry association of leading businesses and organizations working to make commercial human spaceflight a reality, will be making a major announcement on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, the day after the 50th anniversary celebration of the world’s first human spaceflight in 1961. Following the announcement, a press availability will be held at 1:30 pm Mountain Time at the National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Representatives of the media onsite in Colorado Springs are invited join us at Symposium Media Center Press Room #1, on the 2nd floor of the Exhibit Center.

Participants in the press availability will include:

  • Mark Sirangelo, Chairman of Sierra Nevada Corporation Space Systems and Chairman Emeritus of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation
  • George Whitesides, President and CEO, Virgin Galactic
  • Robert Bigelow, Founder and President, Bigelow Aerospace
  • Bretton Alexander, President, Commercial Spaceflight Federation.