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National SG Directors Meeting National Space Grant Directors Meeting October 28 -31, 2007 Presentations/2007/nm

National SG Directors Meeting National Space Grant Directors Meeting October 28 -31, 2007 Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

NM Space Grant invites you to Las Cruces, NM • Home of Spaceport America

NM Space Grant invites you to Las Cruces, NM • Home of Spaceport America & X PRIZE CUP • International Symposium for Personal Spaceflight • Historic attractions such as Old Mesilla • World-class Mexican food Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

Preliminary Agenda for Fall 2007 Meeting • Sunday - October 28 – 1 pm

Preliminary Agenda for Fall 2007 Meeting • Sunday - October 28 – 1 pm – 5 pm Registration – 3 pm to 5 pm Board Meetings – 6 pm to 7 pm Reception • Monday, October 29 – General session meetings in morning and afternoon – Dinner and Tour, NM Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum • Tuesday, October 30 – General session meeting until 3 pm – 3: 30 Bus to Mesilla – 5: 30 Dinner • Wednesday, October 31 – Tour White Sands Test Facility and Trinity Site at White Sands Missile Range Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

Logistics & Estimated Cost • Fly into El Paso International Airport • Rent a

Logistics & Estimated Cost • Fly into El Paso International Airport • Rent a car or shuttle to Las Cruces – (1 hour travel time) • Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces: – $95/night, rooms available through November 1, 2007 Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces • • • 203 guestrooms 7 Executive & Jacuzzi

Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces • • • 203 guestrooms 7 Executive & Jacuzzi suites Hi-speed wireless Internet access In-room movies, coffee, refrigerator, work & sitting area On-site car rental Outdoor swimming pool & Jacuzzi Laundry/valet Exercise facilities Room service Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage

New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is 47 acres packed with real stories about real people. The interactive museum, which has welcomed visitors from all over the world, brings to life the 3, 000 -year history of farming and ranching in New Mexico. Reception/Dinner and Tour on Monday Night Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

Mesilla • Shopping • Nambe outlet • Jewelry • Clothes • Books • Wine

Mesilla • Shopping • Nambe outlet • Jewelry • Clothes • Books • Wine • Cooking • Local weaving Mesilla is a small town by today's standards but, 150 years ago it was the major stop for travelers going between San Antonio and San Diego. Western Legend Billy the Kid once stood trial for murder in a Mesilla courtroom, and the Mesilla Plaza was once a major stop for the Butterfield Stagecoach. Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) is a preeminent resource for testing and evaluating potentially

White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) is a preeminent resource for testing and evaluating potentially hazardous materials, space flight components, and rocket propulsion systems. These services are available to NASA, the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, universities, and commercial industry. Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

Trinity Site On July 16, 1945, the first atomic bomb was exploded at the

Trinity Site On July 16, 1945, the first atomic bomb was exploded at the Trinity Site, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

X PRIZE CUP Events • October 24 - Sugerman Public Forum – Topic: Spaceport

X PRIZE CUP Events • October 24 - Sugerman Public Forum – Topic: Spaceport America & Future in NM • October 25 -26 International Symposium for Personal Spaceflight, Las Cruces, NM • October 26 -27 X PRIZE CUP, Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, NM Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

International Symposium For Personal Spaceflight - 2006 • Co Chairs NMSGC & X PRIZE

International Symposium For Personal Spaceflight - 2006 • Co Chairs NMSGC & X PRIZE Foundation • Welcoming Comments: Peter Diamandis, Secretary Rick Homans, & Michael Simpson • Keynote Speakers: Alex Tai, Ken Davidian, and Thomas Jones Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

2006 International Symposium for Personal Spaceflight Making Spaceflight Personal Tracks – Vehicle Entry to

2006 International Symposium for Personal Spaceflight Making Spaceflight Personal Tracks – Vehicle Entry to Space – Personal Entry to Space – Medical Considerations for Suborbital & Orbital Flights – Maximizing Your Personal Spaceflight Experience – Spaceports: Your Entry Point – Business Entry to Space – In Space with the Explorers Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

ISPS-2006 Continued Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

ISPS-2006 Continued Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

X PRIZE Cup Expo October 20 -21, 2006 Two full days of events, exhibits,

X PRIZE Cup Expo October 20 -21, 2006 Two full days of events, exhibits, static displays, rocket racing, and demonstration flights to celebrate the Countdown to the X PRIZE CUP and the Personal Spaceflight Revolution. Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting

Presentations/2007/nm 2007 dc meeting