Space Launch Industrial Base: Challenges and Opportunities

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Date(s) - 6/13/201312:00 am


The competitiveness of the space launch industrial base were considered on June 13 at a forum organized by the George Marshall Institute and the Space Enterprise Council.

The event featured presentations by the Department of Defense and NASA and a panel discussion of government policy, the competitiveness of the launch industry, and options for controlling launch costs.

Presentations by:

  • Brett Lambert, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, United States Department of Defense
  • James Norman, NASA Director of Launch Services

Panel Discussion with:

  • Peter Marquez, former director Space Policy, National Security Council & Marshall Institute Fellow
  • Bill Adkins, former Staff Director, House Science Committee, Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee
  • Joseph Fuller, Chief Executive Officer of Futron Corporation


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