By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– The California Senate Select Committee on Defense and Aerospace, chaired by Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley), is holding an Information Hearing at the Mojave Air & Space Port to discuss California’s storied past and what the future holds for the aerospace and defense industries. Industry leaders will give their perspective on what has and what will contribute to the state’s global competitiveness.
WHO: State Senators Steve Knight and Jean Fuller, and representatives from AIAA, Boeing, Lockheed, NASA, and others listed below.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mojave Air & Space Port, Hangar 70, Mojave, CA
The hearing will feature topics on Commercial Space Exploration and Tourism, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and UAS Test Sites, California’s Past and Future in Aerospace Development, and Opportunities and Threats in California.
Confirmed Panelists include Stu Witt, General Manager of Mojave Air & Space Port; Bruce Pittman, Chairman of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Commercial Space Group; Sandy Magnus, Executive Director of AIAA; Kent Burns, Program Manager at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics; Melissa Dalton of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, David McBride, Director of NASA Dryden Research Center; and a Boeing Representative.