28 May 2013

Press Release: Astronauts for Hire at the 2013 Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference


May 28, 2013

Astronauts for Hire at the 2013 Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference

Broomfield, Colorado – Astronauts for Hire (A4H) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2013 Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) to be held at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colorado from June 3-5, 2013. The annual NSRC event brings together researchers from government, industry, and academia in the largest forum of its kind focused on the research and education capabilities of next-generation suborbital vehicles.

"I am very happy that A4H is a sponsor of NSRC for the third year in a row," said A4H President and CEO Brian Shiro. "Our organization grew out of the need for trained research payload specialists that was conveyed at the first NSRC in 2010, so it is fitting that we give back to the suborbital research community that has given so much to us."

Several members and partners of A4H will attend the conference and present on a range of topics, including the following:

About Astronauts for Hire:
Astronauts for Hire, Inc. (A4H) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose objectives are to provide opportunities for students and professionals to develop and refine the skills necessary to become commercial astronauts and to assist these qualified candidates with networking opportunities in the space research community. A4H's commercial astronaut candidates are accomplished scientists and engineers who can support a wide variety of payloads. They are available today for contract and consulting work with researchers to design and conduct experiments on microgravity, suborbital, and orbital missions. For more information, please visit www.Astronauts4Hire.org or contact Public Relations Officer Ben Corbin at media[at]astronauts4hire.org or at (850) 685-2218.

About the NSRC:
Organized by Southwest Research Institute and the Suborbital Applications Researchers Group of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, the Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) provides a forum to learn about opportunities that new suborbital vehicles offer for research and education missions in the fields of atmospheric science, solar physics, microgravity science, planetary science, space life science, space physics, and outreach. The NSRC will be held at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, CO from June 3-5, 2013. For more information, visit the NSRC website at http://nsrc.swri.org.

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