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Fw: SSRT: DC-X commemoration in LA (fwd)

> From: Chris W. Johnson <chrisj@mail.utexas.edu>
> To: Single Stage Rocket Technology News <ssrt-news@zimbazi.cc.utexas.edu>
> Subject: SSRT: DC-X commemoration in LA (fwd)
> Date: Wednesday, October 16, 1996 3:35 PM
> ----
> Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 22:34:11 -0700 (MST)
> From: Donald Doughty <doughtd@pr.erau.edu>
> To: DC-X <delta-clipper@world.std.com>
> Subject: DC-X commemoration in LA (fwd)
> Reply-To: delta-clipper@europe.std.com
> Subject: DC-X commemoration in LA
> For Immediate Release:
>           Hollywood Celebration of Delta Clipper Experimental
>                 Accomplishments Slated for October 18
> Hollywood, California - October 15: The Space Frontier Foundation, a
> national space policy and media organization, announced today plans for a
> commemorative celebration of the pioneering achievements of the DC-X Single
> Stage to Orbit prototype, which demonstrated the feasibility of Reusable
> Launch Vehicles during its 1993-96 flight campaigns. Charles "Pete" Conrad,
> Jr., Gemini - Apollo - Skylab astronaut and DC-X flight controller, heads
> the list
> of supporters of DC-X and SSTO who plan to attend the October 18 event,
> to be held at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California, starting at 9 pm.
>      The list of planned participants at the DC-X Celebration includes: Gene
> Austin (NASA's X-33 RLV Program Manager), Major Dale Shell (Phillips Lab),
> Jeff Baxter (guitarist for the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan), Dr. Maxwell
> Hunter, Dr. Jerry Pournelle, and Henry Vanderbilt, Executive Director of the
> Space Access Society.  The event will be hosted by James Muncy, Legislative
> Assistant for Congressman Dana Rohrabacher. The Foundation will provide a
> Cash Bar and display rare flight videos of the DC-X.
>      The Foundation asks that guests at the DC-X Celebration provide a
> minimum donation of $10 towards the Foundation's Cheap Access to Space project.
>      The DC-X, built by McDonnell-Douglas Corporation in Huntington Beach,
> forged the path for a succession of future experimental and operational
> spaceplanes that will provide the Cheap Access to Space necessary to open
> the space frontier.
>      The Space Frontier Foundation, which coined the term "Cheap Access To
> Space", is a not-for-profit space policy and media organization that has
> been fighting for years to change how America looks at and operates in
> space.  Working for the last 7 years behind the scenes in Washington, and
> with the national media and entertainment communities, it is transforming
> our national space agenda into an exciting and inclusive enterprise with the
> goal of the beginning the irreversible human settlement of the space frontier.
>     For more information on this event, visit the Foundation's site on the
> World Wide Web at: http://www.space-frontier.org, send e-mail to:
> Davida5625@aol.com, or call (800) 78-SPACE.
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