Boeing to Feature Innovative Capabilities at 2014 Space Symposium
Briefings scheduled on Commercial Crew, satellite programs

ARLINGTON, Va., May 15, 2014 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will highlight a diverse portfolio of innovative, affordable and integrated technology solutions for space and security at the 30th annual Space Symposium.

Boeing's capabilities address needs ranging from support for the next generation of human space exploration to satellites that improve national security, scientific missions and global communications. The symposium is May 19-22 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo.

During the symposium, Boeing will showcase its Crew Space Transportation, designed as a next-generation transport for crew and cargo to low-Earth-orbit destinations such as the International Space Station. A full-scale model of the CST-100 capsule will be on display in Booth 108.

At Booth 200, Boeing will feature its work for NASA's Space Launch System, the heavy-lift rocket designed to support human exploration in deep space. Boeing is the prime contractor for the launch vehicle’s cryogenic stages, as well as development of the avionics suite.

This booth will also include a full-scale model of Boeing’s new 502 Phoenix small satellite, along with models of other innovative Boeing satellite systems and advanced communications capabilities.

Boeing’s online press kit contains program backgrounders, executive biographies and a link to high-resolution photos. Information regarding Boeing briefings and presentations are listed below. Reporters may also contact the media relations representatives listed below to schedule interviews with Boeing executives at the show.

All briefing times are in Mountain Daylight time.


9:45 a.m. Briefing/Announcement: Boeing Commercial Crew Program – Crystal Meeting Room

Chris Ferguson, Boeing Commercial Crew director of Crew and Mission Systems

11 a.m. Tweet Chat: Boeing’s CST-100 and the Future of Commercial Space Travel – @BoeingDefense

Chris Ferguson, Boeing Commercial Crew director of Crew and Mission Systems


9 a.m. Briefing: Boeing Satellite Systems – Crystal Meeting Room

Craig Cooning, vice president and general manager of Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems and CEO, Boeing Satellite Systems International;

Bruce Chesley, director, Space and Intelligence Systems Business Development

3:30 p.m. Briefing: Boeing Space Exploration Programs – Crystal Meeting Room

John Elbon, vice president and general manager of Boeing Space Exploration

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