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X Prize symposium wants you there

Published by Robin on Sun Sep 18, 2005 6:07 pm
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By Steve Ramirez, Las Cruces Sun-News

Registration is under way for the first event of the Countdown to the X Prize Cup, a symposium on personal spaceflight that will be conducted Oct. 6 at New Mexico State University.

The symposium is designed to entertain and inform the public about the next generation of space travel. It will be jointly sponsored by the NMSU College of Engineering, the X Prize Foundation and Arianespace.

“It’s really exciting that we were able to get Arianespace to be a sponsor for the event,” said Patricia Hynes, director of the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium. “This symposium will have some of the brightest minds talking about the new and exciting commercial space industry.”

Hynes added the registration deadline for the symposium is Oct. 1.
“There will be limited seating, so it’s very important that anyone who wants to attend registers early,” Hynes said.

Continue reading at Las Cruces Sun-News

Online registration: http://engr.nmsu.edu/xprize.htm.

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