Julie Howell

Space Foundation

(719) 576-8000

Joanne Welsh

Analytical Graphics, Inc.

(610) 578-1148

Washington, DC (October 12, 2000)-Analytical
Graphics, Inc. (AGI) announced today that
Satellite Tool Kit(r) (STK) has been named the
official satellite software of the Space
Foundation’s October 24-26 International Space
Symposium in Washington, D.C. STK is the
aerospace industry’s most widely used commercial
off-the-shelf analysis and visualization tool
with more than 25,000 users worldwide.

As the symposium’s official satellite software,
STK will be prominently featured throughout the
three-day event that brings together aerospace
leaders from around the globe to discuss the
$100 billion space industry’s key issues and
future plans. Each registrant will receive a
free, permanently licensed version of STK.
Attendees will have the opportunity to learn
more about the power of the Satellite Tool Kit
software suite through a cutting-edge video
collection of STK animations to be shown during
the main conference program. Detailed STK
demonstrations will also be presented in AGI’s
trade show booth.

“AGI is pleased to represent the growing
commercial sector of the aerospace industry at
this gathering of international aerospace
leaders,” says Paul Graziani, AGI president and
CEO. “As the symposium theme points out, space
is a business, and it’s gratifying that the
industry now recognizes the bottom-line benefits
of commercial products such as STK.” Graziani
will serve as a panelist on Wednesday, Oct. 25,
discussing how AGI competes for the high-tech

“With CEO’s, space policy leaders and exhibitors
from 22 nations participating, the International
Space Symposium is the most unique space
business environment of the year. It is truly
‘where space means business,'” says Steve
Eisenhart, vice president for Public and
Industry Affairs of the Colorado Springs-based
Space Foundation.

The Space Foundation advances space endeavors
and provides and supports educational
For more information about the Foundation and
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AGI provides commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)
analysis and visualization software solutions to
more than 25,000 aerospace industry
professionals through its core product Satellite
Tool Kit and a series of specialized STK add-on
modules. For more about AGI, the STK software
suite, or how to obtain a free copy of STK on CD-
ROM, visit or e-mail