National Press Club

Space Solar Power The First International Assessment of Space Solar Power: Opportunities, Issues & Potential Pathways Forward

Space Solar Power The First International Assessment of Space Solar Power: Opportunities, Issues & Potential Pathways Forward

November 14, 2011 9:00 AM

Location: Zenger Room

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2011 CONTACT Gary Barnhard, Executive Director

National Space Society, 1155 15th Street, NW Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005
gary.barnhard@nss.org  Office: 202.429.1600  Direct: 301.509.0848

MEDIA ADVISORY: NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY TO ANNOUNCE GROUND-BREAKING GREEN ENERGY SOLUTION
Washington, D.C.—The National Space Society (NSS) will hold a press conference on November 14, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the findings of a ground-breaking space solar power study conducted by the prestigious International Academy of Astronautics (IAA).
"With space solar power technology, energy can be collected from space and transmitted wirelessly anywhere in the world,” said Mark Hopkins, the leading Executive Officer of the National Space Society. "This technology could be the answer to our energy crisis. We look forward to sharing the results of the IAA's study, and exploring the potential that space solar power has for creating thousands of green energy jobs,” he added.

This event is free and open to the public. Members of the press are encouraged to attend.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Gary Barnhard
301-509-0848
gary.barnhard@nss.org