Annual Meeting

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2005
Time: 8:00PM
Open To: Public
Time Details: 5:30PM Members’ Meeting (elections)
6:00PM Cocktails, Cash Bar
7:00PM Dinner
8:00PM Speaker
Location: The Deer Creek Club
9861 Deer Creek
St. Louis, MO 63124

Description:

The St. Louis Chapter of The Explorers Club, Inc. will have its Annual Meeting on Tuesday May 3rd. It will be held at The Deer Creek Club. We are honored to announce that X PRIZE Executive Director, Peter Diamandis will be our dinner speaker.

This will be a joint presentation with the YPO ’49ers and will sure to be a sellout, so please make reservations early.

Dr. Peter Diamandis is a pioneer and leader in the commercial space arena. He is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation (www.xprize.org), which awarded a $10,000,000 prize for private spaceflight won in October 2004 by Burt Rutan’s SpaceShipOne. Dr. Diamandis is also the CEO of Zero Gravity Corporation (www.nogravity.com) a commercial space company that offers FAA-certified weightless flights utilizing a specially modified Boeing 727-200 aircraft.

Peter is a Founder and Trustee of the International Space University (www.isunet.edu) where he served as the University’s first Managing Director. He is also co-Founder and Director of Space Adventures (www.spaceadventures.com), the company which brokered Dennis Tito and Mark Shuttleworth’s flight to the International Space Station. Diamandis also founded Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (www.seds.edu) the world’s large student space organization.

Dr. Diamandis received an undergraduate and graduate degree in aerospace engineering from MIT and a medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He has won numerous awards including the Konstantine Tsiolkovsky Award, the Aviation & Space Technology Laurel, and the 2003 World Technology Award for Space. In 8th grade, while living in New York, Dr. Diamandis won first place in the Estes rocket design contest.

Reservation Deadline: Please RSVP by April 29, 2005
Reservation Contact: Please call or email Marguerite Garrick at 314-863-5458 or email at ritey1951@aol.com
Cost: $45 including cocktails and wine

The Explorers Club St. Louis is Sponsored By a Generous Contribution from Budweiser

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