Celebrate at the
2013 NewSpace Awards!
|Silicon Valley, CA - Join the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) in celebrating the winners of the 2013 NewSpace Awards at the NewSpace 2013 Conference's Black-Tie Birthday Bash on Saturday July 27 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose.
The Academy Awards of Newspace includes a three-course dinner and celebration of the winners of the 2013 NewSpace Awards, which are given annually to bold visionaries who have contributed to the opening of the space frontier.
We are thrilled to announce the evening's Master of Ceremonies, Frank Todaro, acclaimed actor notable as the voice of Buzz Lightyear from the Toy Story video game and for his award-winning weekly radio show on science and the paranormal, The Invisible World.
Our Keynote Speaker for the evening, Geoff Notkin of Science Channel's hit show Meteorite Men will speak about his work with Deep Space Industries and how understanding meteorites helps us better understand space.
NewSpace 2013 Award Winners
- Pioneer of NewSpace Award: Rene Anselmo, founder of Panamsat. Though unfortunately no longer with us, Anselmo was a true NewSpace pioneer, betting his fortune on the creation of Panamsat, which went on to become the first true billion-dollar commercial space business. Award will be accepted by United Therapeutics Chairman Martine Rothblatt.
- NewSpace Journalism Award: Michael Belfiore, writer for Popular Mechanics and dedicated advocate for the opening of the space frontier
- Service to the Frontier Award: Bill Boland, longtime Advocate and faithful volunteer of the Space Frontier Foundation
- Service to the Frontier Award: James Tumber, Space Frontier Advocate who has held a variety of leadership positions, including Editor of the acclaimed NewSpace News, NewSpace Hotel Liaison, and Day Manager
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