Global Space Exploration Conference

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC, USA

L’Enfant Plaza Hotel


The venue for the Conference, L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, is conveniently located on the Metro. It is also walking distance to most of the Washington monuments and the Smithsonian Museums. The metropolitan D.C. area provides an ideal backdrop for the 2012 GLEX event. Home to a distinctive combination of aerospace companies, government agencies, academic institutions and aerospace non-governmental organizations, conference attendees will have unrivaled access to key partners and decision-makers engaged in space exploration. In addition, the conference venue is located within walking distance of the world’s largest collection of historic aircraft and space vehicles at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum.


The L’Enfant Plaza Hotel is both Conference venue and the recommended accommodation. To make hotel reservations, please call the hotel directly at +1.800.635.5065 or fax at +1.202.646.5060. Please identify yourself as an attendee of the Global Space Exploration Conference to receive this rate. A credit card or one night deposit is required to secure a room reservation. Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to arrival or a one night room and tax charge will be applied.

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Platinum Sponsor:

Lockheed Martin

Gold Sponsor:

Boeing Company

Bronze Sponsors:

United Launch Alliance
Pisces - Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems

Participation of:

Canadian Space Agency China National Space Administration European Space Agency Indian Space Research Organisation Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration Russian Federal Space Agency

Partner organisations:

International Academy of Astronautics International Institute of Space Law Comitee on Space Research International Space Exploration Coordination Group International Lunar Exploration Working Group

Conference Supporters:

Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute