ANN ARBOR – Gavin Brown, Executive Director of MAMA, provides details on a three pronged plan to make Michigan a space state. Two parts of the plan are in place with Oscoda as the horizontal launch center and Marquette as the vertical launch center announced on Thursday. The control center will be announced in October.
The focus of MAMA’s North American Space Summit Aug. 31-Sept. 2 is to provide an educational and networking forum for aerospace stakeholders from academia, government and commercial organizations.
The NASS is held each Fall in Traverse City, Michigan. The summit is held over two days with presentations and panels on Space industry issues, trends and technology.
The NASS focuses on understanding and taking advantage of defense and commercial opportunities in near-earth and low orbit space.
Thought leaders and policy makers who are envisioning and implementing the USA’s presence in space will provide context for the program. Prime contractors and program managers will brief attendees on their current and planned projects. They will be detailing the needs and opportunities available to the USA’s supplier network.
Attendees representing small and medium size enterprises in the fields of engineering and manufacturing will have the opportunity to participate in B2B meetings with the presenting prime contractors.
Whether it is the Pentagon’s new Space Force, nano/microsatellite networks, or Missile Defense Systems, near earth outer space is becoming crowded with business opportunities. Growth focused enterprises who aspire to be part of the next generation of high tech companies will benefit from attending this event.