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SATELLITE 2019, May 6-9, 2019, DC

Satellite 2019 will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC from May 6-9, 2019.  Details are on the event’s website.

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to make a keynote address on Monday, May 6, at 1:15 pm ET.

Vice President Mike Pence to Speak at SATELLITE 2019

JUST ANNOUNCED! U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will deliver a special keynote address on Monday, May 6th at the SATELLITE 2019 conference taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The Vice President’s remarks will begin at 1:15 p.m. during the event’s Monday Keynote Luncheon. All attendees must have an All-Access or Monday One-Day Conference pass to attend the luncheon.

SATELLITE is honored to host the first U.S. Vice President to appear at the event in its 38-year history. “Vice President Mike Pence has helped implement a much-needed new approach to U.S. space strategy with emphasis on cooperation between national security, commercial, and civil space sectors,” said Chair Jeffrey Hill. “Innovative private-sector space companies in the United States are leading the development of technologies that are critical to the success of the government’s mission. We’re thrilled to have Vice President Pence speak to our SATELLITE attendees about strengthening this crucial partnership and cultivating new opportunities to expand our capabilities in space.”

Space is limited; register today to secure your seat in the room!


NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will speak on Wednesday, May 8, at the Awards Luncheon at 12:00 pm ET.

JUST ANNOUNCED! NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will deliver the welcome address at SATELLITE 2019’s Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8th at 12:00 p.m. The Administrator will kick off the awards ceremony with a speech about new commercial satcom partnership opportunities on NASA space exploration, science, and sustainability projects.

“Administrator Bridenstine has been an ardent supporter of the commercial space industry for many years as a U.S. congressman and now as the head of NASA, and we are honored to have him return to SATELLITE as a special guest speaker,” said Jeffrey Hill, Chair of SATELLITE 2019. “The Administrator is also very excited to lead off an event that recognizes our community’s top executives, emerging technologies, and startups. The Via Satellite and SATELLITE teams have worked very hard to assemble what I believe is the best aerospace conference program ever produced.”

NASA Administrator Bridenstine was nominated by President Donald Trump, confirmed by the U.S. Senate, and sworn in as NASA’s 13th administrator on April 23, 2018. ​Bridenstine was elected in 2012 to represent Oklahoma’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served on the Armed Services Committee and the Science, Space and Technology Committee. The 2019 Awards Luncheon will be his third appearance at a SATELLITE-hosted event.

During the ceremony, the winners of the 2018 Satellite Executive of the Year award, the inaugural Satellite Technology of the Year award, as well as the winners of the third annual Startup Space Entrepreneur Pitch Contest will be revealed.

Space is limited; register today to secure your seat in the room!

One ticket included with All-Access One-Day Wednesday passes.
Tickets can be purchased online for $65.



May 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
May 9, 2019 @ 11:00 pm