Get ready to see first-hand the movers
and shakers who are working to develop a new space economy, along with a
stellar team of financial professionals and venture capitalists. Join the
Space Frontier Foundation as it hosts their panel discussion, “The New Space
Economy” on June 6, 2002, 6:30 p.m., at the Hyatt Rickeys, 4219 El Camino
Real, Palo Alto, CA.

Jason Pontin, Panel Moderator and Editor of Red Herring Magazine, is
enthusiastic. “Space is our next great Industrial Revolution. We are at the
beginning of an era of true commercial space enterprise.”

This event is open to the public. At-the-door registration is $50, which
begins at 5:30 p.m. on June 6th at the hotel. To pre-register for $40, visit
the Foundation website registration page:

“Our goal is to build a new industry,” remarked Bob Hillhouse, the
Foundation’s event host. Representatives from private space companies will be
on-hand, providing an opportunity for the public to see some of the best
technology being developed right now. “The biggest challenges facing these
new commercial space companies are financial,” explained Hillhouse, “not

Panelists include Walt Anderson, Founder, Gold & Appell; Steve Fleming,
General Partner, Alliance Technology Ventures; Elon Musk, Founder, PayPal;
Blake Powers, Director of Outreach, Space Products Development at NASA; Jim
Schulz, Partner, ReedSmith.

“The New Space Economy” is part of the Foundation’s Space Enterprise
Project, and is co-sponsored and generously supported in part by The Churchill
Club, Red Herring Magazine, Winans International, the California Space
Authority, and Celestis, Inc.

For more information about the Space Frontier Foundation and its Space
Enterprise projects and events, visit, or call
1(800) 78-SPACE. For directions to the hotel, call the Hyatt at
(650) 493-8000.

  • Space Frontier Foundation
  • 11350 Ventura Blvd., Suite 100
  • Studio City, CA 91604

Contact: Bob Hillhouse 1-(800) 568-3421

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