CSF President Michael Lopez-Alegria Statement on the Announcement of the Inspiration Mars Foundation

Press Release From: Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2013

image "Today's announcement by the Inspiration Mars Foundation is as exciting as the project is ambitious," stated CSF President Michael Lopez-Alegria. "This philanthropic effort shares some of the fundamental values of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, including the belief that innovation and inspiration can be created by all Americans. We look forward to following the Foundation's progress over the coming months and years."

About the Commercial Spaceflight Federation

The mission of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) is to promote the development of commercial human spaceflight, pursue ever-higher levels of safety, and share best practices and expertise throughout the industry. The Commercial Spaceflight Federation's member companies, which include commercial spaceflight developers, operators, spaceports, suppliers, and service providers, are creating thousands of high-tech jobs nationwide, working to preserve American leadership in aerospace through technology innovation, and inspiring young people to pursue careers in science and engineering. For more information please visit or contact Executive Director Alex Saltman at or at 202-347-1096.

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