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Space Frontier Foundation

The Space Frontier Foundation is an organization composed of space activists, scientists and engineers, media and political professionals, entrepreneurs, and citizens from all backgrounds and all nations. The Space Frontier Foundation is transforming space from a government-owned bureaucratic program into a dynamic and inclusive frontier open to people. SFF is determined to convert the image held by many young people that the future will be worse than the present, and rejects the idea that the world's greatest moments are in its past.


NASA Ames Research Center (Silicon Valley) enables exploration through selected development, innovative technologies, and interdisciplinary scientific discovery. Ames provides leadership in astrobiology; robotic lunar exploration; technologies for CEV, CLV, and HLV; the search for habitable planets; supercomputing; intelligent/adaptive systems; advanced thermal protection; and airborne astronomy. Ames develops tools for a safer, more efficient national airspace and unique partnerships benefiting NASA's mission.


Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.

Isle of Man

International finance dedicated to space, Independent financial advisors. The Isle of Man Government is pro-space and committed to helping the Space industry flourish.


Dynetics has delivered high-quality, high-value engineering, scientific, and information technology (IT) solutions to customers within the U.S. government and a range of other market segments since 1974. With headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama, and offices throughout the United States, we have more than 1,300 employees. Our mission is to bring expertise, integrity, and tenacity to every relationship and to demonstrate our commitment to customers by providing powerful solutions to their technical challenges in Intelligence, Missiles, Aviation, Cyber, and Space.

Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation

If you're seeking improved situational awareness on your rocket or spacecraft, you can count on our renowned RocketCam onboard imaging systems: the world's leading brand. Whether in Earth orbit, at the Moon or Mars or almost anywhere in between, we'll get your picture. But we don't stop here. Ecliptic also provides a variety of small, cost-effective systems for accessing and experiencing other extreme environments: air, land, and sea.

SpaceWorks Commercial

SpaceWorks Commercial advances innovative ideas, solutions, and partnerships aimed at maturing near and far term commercial and international space ventures. SpaceWorks Commercial works with entrepreneurial, privately financed companies, either to enhance existing or to facilitate new business opportunities. SpaceWorks Commercial provides both consulting services and advocacy services to help bring space projects to maturation. We also aim to champion our own new ventures in aerospace. After pragmatic due diligence and careful review, SpaceWorks Commercial seeks to take these companies from idea to birth and eventually spin them off under future management teams.

Masten Space Systems, Inc.

Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based rocket company that is currently developing a line of reusable VTOL spacecraft, and related rocket propulsion hardware. Masten Space Systems is also an aerospace R&D shop that provides aerospace design, analysis, consultation, prototype construction and testing, and design review services for groups involved in rocket propulsion and spaceflight research.

XCOR Aerospace

XCOR Aerospace is a small, privately-held California C Corporation founded in 1999. The company has evolved from its original four founders, working out of our chief engineer's tiny hangar, to a team of 20-25 highly-skilled, experienced and talented employees housed in a 10,375 square foot hangar on the Mojave Air & Space Port in Mojave, California. The company is the path to the dream of spaceflight for its founders who recognize that the only way for them to get to space is to make it affordable for private citizens.

Heinlein Trust

The Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization, generally known as the Heinlein Prize, was founded in 1988 to reward individuals who make practical contributions to the commercialization of space. The Heinlein Prize, offers a cash award of $500,000 to one or more individuals for practical accomplishments in the field of commercial space activities rewarded by the International Aeronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany.

The Heinlein Prize honors the memory of Robert A. Heinlein, one of the most popular science fiction writers of the 20th century. The trust was established soon after his death in 1988 by his widow, Virginia Gerstenfeld Heinlein, whose estate will fund the prize.

Space Age Publishing Company & International Lunar Observatory Association

Space Age Publishing Company, publisher of Space Calendar weekly and Lunar Enterprise Daily, operates offices on Hawaii Island, Hawaii (1988), and in Palo Alto, California (1977), USA, and pursues a business plan for its third office on the Moon. With its International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) affiliate, Space Age advances and supports a wide variety of scientific, commercial, international and educational lunar / astro activities and enterprises - such as Stanford on the Moon and the International Lunar Observatory - consistent with a human return to the Moon within the decade. Space Age, with ILOA, also promotes the Galaxy Forum Architecture and Ad Astra Kansas initiatives -- To The Stars.


SEDS, the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, is a group dedicated to expanding the role of human exploration and development of space. SEDS seeks to educate the public in such a way as to attain this goal. SEDS has many ways of doing this, including educational outreach, conferences, and chapter projects.

National Space Society

The National Space Society's vision is people living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth. NSS members promote change in social, technical, economic, and political conditions to advance the day when people will live and work in space., launched in 1999, is the world's No. 1 source for news of astronomy, skywatching, space exploration, commercial spaceflight and related technologies.


SpaceVidcast is a community of people who are looking to educate the planet on the values of space flight. Their goal is to open up the cosmos and truly make space commonplace for everyone on the planet. SpaceVidcast is a new media site with daily on-demand episodes, weekly live shows and live HD coverage of major space events.

Space News

Publication of record for commercial space, military space and satellite communication businesses.

Space Newsfeed

Published every Sunday since January 2000 as an email newsletter and online, Microcom's Space Newsfeed is your source of news on the space, satellite communications, Earth resources, launch, broadcasting, space science, and professional astronomy industries. We focus on the business of space and its commercialisation. Written by professionals for professionals.


SUBTRACTIVE is a multimedia production company that creates content for broadcast, retail, and live events. A collective of talented, driven, and like-minded individuals, SUBTRACTIVE is a constantly evolving entity... focused on the expansion of an emerging culture where music, art, and technology converge. The company nurtures and supports new hybrid forms of artistic expression, and gives them a platform to be seen, heard, and experienced.

Magnolia Jazz Band

The Magnolia Jazz Band brings fun and elegance to celebrations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. At weddings, parties, and banquets, our fans enjoy the popular standards, jazz classics, and Latin favorites -- from a strolling trio to a swinging dance combo. Preview the fun you'll enjoy at our Awards Gala on July 24. Please visit for music samples, testimonials, videos, photos, and our public schedule.