Galaxy Sponsors 2016
Helping the future arrive. At Lockheed Martin, helping the future arrive is what we do. Because we solve the great problems of our times. We create the innovative technologies that define eras. And while no one knows what’s going to change the world next, we’re probably already working on it.
Planetary Sponsors 2016
As one of the three Divisions of the Airbus Group, Airbus Defence and Space is Europe’s Number 1 defence and space company. It is the world’s second largest space company and one of the top 10 defence companies globally with revenues of around €14 billion per year. Airbus Defence and Space is composed of four business lines, of which three have activities in space:
- Space Systems, covers the full range of civil and defence space systems : satellite system solutions for telecommunications, earth observation, navigation and science, launchers, orbital systems and space exploration.
- Communication, Intelligence & Security (CIS) is the new “one-stop-shop” for satellite and terrestrial communication, intelligence and security services and solutions : military and commercial satellite communication services, professional mobile radio communication, emergency response centres, border surveillance systems, and observation satellite based geo-information services.
- Electronics provide high-performance equipment for system integrators in civil, defence and security markets : radars and IFF systems, electronic warfare devices, avionics, space platform electronics, space payload electronics as well as optronic sensors.
Astrax is a revolutionary new brand to promote space business in Japan, founded in 2006. Astrax promotes space and astronomy through education, arts, clothing, food, video, travel, events, music, robotics, collectibles, comics and sports.
Sanwa Supply is a Japanese leader in the design and production of computer goods serving the world of global information with sales offices in Japan and China. Product innovations and forward-thinking strategies keep our products at the forefront of design and development for the IT industry.
The Heinlein Prize® honors the memory of Robert A. Heinlein™, renowned American author. The purpose of the Heinlein Prize is to encourage and reward progress in commercial space activities that advances Robert and his wife Virginia’s dream of humanity’s future in space. Efforts include: the Heinlein Prize for Accomplishments in Commercial Space Activities, the Microgravity Research Competition, the Heinlein Commercial Space Activity Prize, the “Flight Into the Future” international contests, the Have Space Suit — Will Travel educational program, and the online Heinlein Archives.