The Best of Space Tech Expo Complimentary Program

One of the largest commercial, civil, and military space supply chain exhibition of its kind, this year’s Space Tech Expo is expanding its specialist exhibitor list, featuring not only the big hitters from last year but growing to include AAC Microtec, National Technical Systems, Boeing Technology Services, Element Materials Technology, Kyocera International, Additive Rocket Corporation, and LISI Aerospace, among hundreds of others.

Representatives from NASA, Rolls-Royce, Thales Alenia Space, Northrop Grumman, SpaceX, Planet Labs, Raytheon, L-3, JPL, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Mitsubishi, and Aerospace Corporation will be present, with more companies signing up every day.

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The quality of the show’s attendees signals a unique networking opportunity – an opportunity augmented by the B2B Matchmaking service. Exclusive to exhibitors and invited contractors, this complimentary service connects like-minded professionals on a one-to-one basis.

Away from the exhibition floor, attendees can immerse themselves in the Open Tech Forum – a place to expand industry knowledge and boost business value by discovering the latest developments in aerospace manufacturing and design, propulsion, thermal management, additive manufacturing, materials, electronics, and testing innovations.

Access more than 40 sessions hosted by leading organizations including DLR, Virgin Orbit, Curtiss Wright, Zuken USA Inc, VORAGO Technologies, and Vibration Research at the Open Tech Forum. This is an unmissable opportunity to hear insights from some of the industry’s most successful ventures.

Virgin Orbit’s Andrzej Goryca will describe how to establish credibility and cultivate executive sponsorship for technology investments. The forum will also host Dr Prabir K. Chaudhury from Element Materials Technology, who will focus on the differences in structures produced by metal additive manufacturing and conventional manufacturing. Elsewhere, Cliff Beek from Cloud Constellation Corporation will explore how secure data storage on satellites could be the next step in protecting and transporting sensitive data.

spc image Back on the show floor, the popular Product Showcase returns, featuring demonstrations of cutting-edge space and aerospace technologies. Attendees will encounter the latest output from companies including NovaWurks, Additive Rocket Corporation, ENPULSION, and Phase Four. Products in the showcase include 3D-printed metal rocket engines, nano thruster products, and a start-up, firing, and shutting-down sequence of a radio frequency thruster.

There is a huge amount to discover and enjoy. For the first time, Space Tech Expo USA is co-located with JPL’s Business Opportunity Fair, aimed at increasing collaborative opportunities between JPL’s supportive primes, Government Agencies networks and Small Businesses.  The fair, sponsored by JPL, City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce will include:

  • Panel presentations educating Small Businesses on internal Marketing
  • Matchmaking sessions
  • How to Do Business session - JPL, City of Pasadena and NASA Centers