October 6, 2014 – Reston, Va. – American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has partnered with Dr. Daniel Rasky, Bruce Pittman, and HeatSpring to offer a free course on the business opportunities in the emerging commercial space industry. The live lecture will take place on December 4th, with a recorded version available through December 2015 to those unable to attend.

To register for this free event: http://bit.ly/spacelecture

About this Free Live Lecture
Anyone looking to succeed in the Emerging Space Industry needs to understand how the Commercial Leverage Model (CLM) works. Used to promote public/private partnerships between NASA and the emerging space industry, the Commercial Leverage Model is accelerating the Emerging Space Industry’s development and will continue to for years to come.

Spend 60-minutes with Bruce Pittman and Dr. Dan Rasky, leaders and members of the NASA team who developed CLM, learning the key elements of the Commercial Leverage Model and how it’s served as a successful business strategy foundation for companies like SpaceX, Orbital Science Corporation, and the NASA Commercial Crew and Cargo program (COTS). This free course is offered in partnership with the AIAA.

By the end of the LIVE LECTURE you will:
• Understand the key elements of CLM required for successful implementation
• Understand how CLM is influencing current and future NASA programs
• Understand how CLM will provide opportunities for future government and industry public/private development activities, and help to grow the Emerging Space Industry

About AIAA
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