educators and aerospace industry representatives will be in Anchorage this week
for a hearing on the future of Alaska's role in space. Kodiak Senator Gary
Stevens, the Senate President, says he called the summit to take a closer look
at the challenges facing Alaska's commercial space industry and how the state
and the university might help advance it.
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gave the Alaska Aerospace Corporation $30-million dollars for its Kodiak Launch
Complex in this year's capital budget. It is the most funding any Kodiak-area
project received from the state this year:
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to representatives from Lockheed Martin, Alaska Aerospace Corporation, business
leaders and officials from the University of Alaska, Stevens says he has
invited all the state's legislators:
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aerospace summit will be at the Legislative Information Office in Anchorage on
Thursday, starting at 8:30 a.m. The hearing is open to the public.