The SFF is currently partnering with companies looking to sponsor or host exhibits at NewSpace 2011. This is a great opportunity for companies to support the development of their industry, network with potential business partners or future employees, and gain some great publicity.

Interested in becoming a Sponsor? Please contact Will Watson, Space Frontier Foundation Executive Director at william.watson@spacefrontier.org

Space Frontier Foundation

Space Frontier Foundation The Space Frontier Foundation is an organization composed of space activists, scientists and engineers, media and political professionals, entrepreneurs, and citizens from all backgrounds and all nations. The Space Frontier Foundation is transforming space from a government-owned bureaucratic program into a dynamic and inclusive frontier open to people. SFF is determined to convert the image held by many young people that the future will be worse than the present, and rejects the idea that the world's greatest moments are in its past.


NASA NASA Ames Research Center (Silicon Valley) enables exploration through selected development, innovative technologies, and interdisciplinary scientific discovery. Ames provides leadership in astrobiology; robotic lunar exploration; technologies for CEV, CLV, and HLV; the search for habitable planets; supercomputing; intelligent/adaptive systems; advanced thermal protection; and airborne astronomy. Ames develops tools for a safer, more efficient national airspace and unique partnerships benefiting NASA's mission.


SpaceX SpaceX develops rockets and spacecraft for missions to Earth orbit and beyond. We are committed to becoming the world's premiere space services company by substantially improving both the reliability and cost efficiency of space transportation, ultimately by a factor of ten. SpaceX was founded with the long-term goal of enabling humanity to become a space-faring civilization.

Space Systems Loral

Space Systems Loral Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), located in Palo Alto, California, is the world's leading provider of GEO commercial satellites. SS/L applies its highly reliable, cost-effective technologies to space exploration and science missions, and is working to expand those activities in propulsion, power and communications. With six to eight of its satellites launched each year, SS/L can provide frequent access to space by hosting payloads and offering rideshares to small satellites on its larger spacecraft.

Moon Express, Inc.

Moon Express, Inc. Selected by Forbes as one of the ’15 Names You Should Know’, Moon Express (MoonEx) is a privately funded lunar transportation and data services company based at the NASA Ames Research Park in Silicon Valley. The company was founded by Naveen Jain, a philanthropist, entrepreneur and technology pioneer who founded Intelius and InfoSpace and serves as chairman; Dr. Robert (Bob) Richards, a founder of International Space University, who serves as CEO; and Dr. Barney Pell, Chief Architect for Bing Local Search at Microsoft and former NASA manager, who serves as Vice Chairman and Chief Technology Officer. MoonEx has been selected by NASA for a $10M commercial lunar data contact and is competing in the $30M Google Lunar X PRIZE competition.


XCOR XCOR Aerospace is located in Mojave, California. The company is in the business of developing and producing safe, reliable and reusable rocket powered vehicles, propulsion systems, advanced nonflammable composites and other enabling technologies for space transportation.


SpaceIsle.com SpaceIsle.com is an international finance center dedicated to space, as independent financial advisors. The Isle of Man Government is pro-space and committed to helping the Space industry flourish.

Space Age Publishing Company & International Lunar Observatory Association

Space Age Publishing Company & International Lunar Observatory Association Space Age Publishing Company, publisher of Space Calendar weekly and Lunar Enterprise Daily, operates offices on Hawaii Island, Hawaii (1988), and in Palo Alto, California (1977), USA, and pursues a business plan for its third office on the Moon. With its International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) affiliate, Space Age advances and supports a wide variety of scientific, commercial, international and educational lunar / astro activities and enterprises - such as Stanford on the Moon and the International Lunar Observatory - consistent with a human return to the Moon within the decade. Space Age, with ILOA, also promotes the Galaxy Forum Architecture and Ad Astra Kansas initiatives -- To The Stars.


SEDS SEDS, the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, is a group dedicated to expanding the role of human exploration and development of space. SEDS seeks to educate the public in such a way as to attain this goal. SEDS has many ways of doing this, including educational outreach, conferences, and chapter projects.

National Space Society

National Space Society The National Space Society's vision is people living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth. NSS members promote change in social, technical, economic, and political conditions to advance the day when people will live and work in space.


MoonandBack.com Moonandback Media provides a news content aggregation web site covering space, with emphasis on the personal and commercial spaceflight industry -- documenting the dawn of this new epoch in mankind's history and endeavoring to make young students aware of opportunities for careers in space-related fields.

Churchill Club

Churchill Club Churchill Club is Silicon Valley’s premier business and technology forum. The 25 year old, 7,000 member, nonprofit organization has built a reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs featuring Silicon Valley CEOs, up-and-coming executives and national leaders. Members of the Churchill Club represent a range of industries, companies, and expertise. Individual and corporate members include influential leaders from Silicon Valley’s top companies, managers of both technical and non-technical groups, entrepreneurs, and executives from the service sector. Churchill Club provides an independent forum where leaders who are driving change exchange ideas, opinions, and viewpoints. Churchill Club is known for its smart, provocative and often irreverent programs. Churchill Club has hosted noted luminaries Marc Andreessen, Steve Ballmer, Craig Barrett, Michael Capellas, John Chambers, Jim Clark, Larry Ellison, Steve Forbes, Bill Gates, Andy Grove, William Hewlett, Rich McGinn, Scott McNealy, Lew Platt, Sheryl Sandberg, and Eric Schmidt.

Magnolia Jazz Band

Magnolia Jazz Band The Magnolia Jazz Band brings fun and elegance to celebrations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. At weddings, parties, and banquets, our fans enjoy the popular standards, jazz classics, and Latin favorites -- from a strolling trio to a swinging dance combo. Preview the fun you'll enjoy at our Awards Gala on July 24. Please visit MagnoliaJazz.com for music samples, testimonials, videos, photos, and our public schedule.

NewSpace Magazine

NewSpace Magazine NewSpace Magazine is a quarterly printed publication that is totally focused on commercial spaceflight and space tourism. NewSpace Magazine's purpose is to explain what space tourism is, the technology behind it, and the people making it happen. We look at the impact space tourism has on society, politics, and the economy. Subscribe online today and save 30% off the newstand price!


SETI The mission of the SETI Institute is to explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe. We believe we are conducting the most profound search in human history — to know our beginnings and our place among the stars. The SETI Institute is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to scientific research, education and public outreach.

Silicon Valley Space Business Roundtable

Silicon Valley Space Business Roundtable The Silicon Valley Space Business Roundtable (SVSBR) is an organization that encourages the growth and development of aerospace-related businesses in California’s Silicon Valley. We closely collaborate with for-profits, universities, other non-profit organizations and government agencies including NASA Ames Research Center. As the west coast’s only organization of its kind, we provide input to leadership groups to expand the area’s business base by providing specific recommendations to improve the space business climate. SVSBR has its sights on the future of high technology. We provide forums by leading aerospace leaders to educate the industry on initiatives and goals. Our educational outreach program encourages students to enter these fields through our support of several schools in the Silicon Valley.

Space News

Space News Publication of record for commercial space, military space and satellite communication businesses.

Space Newsfeed

Space Newsfeed Published as an email newsletter and online, Microcom's Space Newsfeed (http://www.spacenewsfeed.co.uk/) is your free source of news on the space, satellite communications, Earth resources, launch, broadcasting, space science and professional astronomy industries. Written by professionals for professionals we focus on the business of space.