Welcome to 50 Years in Space  
Aerospace Conference September 20-21, 2007
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Welcome to 50 Years in Space!

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The California Institute of Technology, Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories (GALCIT), Northrop Grumman Space Technology, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory hosted Fifty Years in Space — an international conference in celebration of the 50th anniversary of space exploration — at the California Institute of Technology from September 19-21, 2007.

Noted luminaries, including Nobel Laureate John Mather, astronaut Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, and NASA Administrator Michael Griffin presented an international look at the past, present, and future of space flight. Invited speakers and guests included international aerospace leaders from industry, government, and academia. The event provided a venue for reflection on how far we have come in the past fifty years, and where we are going in the future, from the perspective of an internationally recognized group of invited experts. Click here for the program!

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Conference Chairs
Jean-Lou Chameau
President, California Institute of Technology
Alexis Livanos
President, Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Charles Elachi
Director, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Conference Organizers
Ares Rosakis
Director, GALCIT
California Institute of Technology
Dwight Streit
Vice President, Northrop Grumman Space Technology


We invite you to also attend Space 2007, September 18 - 20, 2007, Long Beach, California. Click logo for website.


  50 Years in Space