Join us Saturday evening for the 2015 NewSpace Awards Gala
This black-tie event serves to honor six recipients of top awards for achievements in our field and to celebrate the promising future of the NewSpace Industry with the Space Frontier Foundation.
The evening will begin with drinks and socializing at the Pre-Gala Reception & Advocates Pinning Ceremony, accompanied by live jazz entertainment. The second part of the evening features a decadent three-course meal, and the pinnacle awards ceremony. Reception begins at 6:30pm in the Sierra Ballroom and the dinner at 7:30pm in the Cascade Ballroom at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose. As this is a formal event, evening wear is recommended.
Come and enjoy the evening with the most influential individuals in the industry and toast to the future of the NewSpace Industry!
We will honor the winners of the following awards:
- Vision to Reality: Made in Space
This award is for early leaders of the NewSpace industry who have left a lasting legacy either through their own personal investment or the creation of a NewSpace business. The 2014 award was presented to the NASA COTS program and was accepted by Gwynne Shotwell.
- Pioneer of NewSpace: Bob Brumley
This award is for an individual who was an early leader and pioneer in the creation of the NewSpace industry, and who has left a lasting legacy either through their own personal investment or the creation of an early NewSpace business enterprise. The 2014 award was presented to Patti Grace Smith.
- Vision of the Future: Interstellar
This award is for outstanding achievement in presenting the possibilities of the Space Frontier to the general public. It is awarded to a future-oriented, entertainment, media-related project (i.e. film, TV, radio), primarily the science fiction genre. The 2014 award was presented to Kerbal Space Program.
- NewSpace Journalism: Eric Berger
This award is for outstanding achievement in journalism spotlighting NewSpace. The 2014 award was presented to NewSpace Global.
- Service to the Frontier: Secret!
This award is given to someone who has dedicated exceptional volunteer service to the Space Frontier Foundation. The 2014 award was presented to Aaron Oesterle and Paul Fuller.
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