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Monday, February 25, 2008
LT. GOV. O'BRIEN TO KICK OFF 2008 SPACE EXPLORATION CONFERENCE
Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien will deliver the welcome address tomorrow morning to kick off the 3rdAnnual Space Exploration Conference and Exhibit. The three-day conference will bring together some of the nation's top leaders in space aeronautics to discuss the future of the industry.
In her remarks, Lt. Gov. O'Brien will be challenging industry leaders to further commit to the next generation of aerospace employees by investing in early childhood education. Lt. Gov. O'Brien serves as one of the Co-Chairs of the Colorado Space Coalition, is the Chair of the Education Committee for the Aerospace States Association, and is a board member for the National Institute of Science, Space andSecurityCenters.
The conference is being presented by The AmericanInstituteofAeronauticsand Astronautics (AIAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). During the conference, there will also be a celebration of NASA's 50th anniversary.