2016 BANQUET AGENDA

National Space Trophy Winner Dr. Charles Elachi
National Space Trophy Winner
Dr. Charles Elachi
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Friday, April 29, 2016

Banquet held at the Houston Hyatt Regency Imperial Ballroom.

Program participants will be listed as they are confirmed.

6:00 RECEPTION
7:00 WELCOME
Rodolfo González, Chairman, RNASA Foundation

PRESENTATION OF THE COLORS
Clear Lake High School Army JROTC

NATIONAL ANTHEM
Reagan Johnson, Singer/Songwriter from Sugar Land, TX

INVOCATION
Rev. William H. King III, Pastor, Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

DINNER*

8:15 YEAR-IN-REVIEW FILM
Space City Films

MASTER OF CEREMONIES, Miles O'Brien, Miles O'Brien Productions

FEATURED SPEAKER
P.J. O'Rourke, Journalist and American political satirist

PRESENTATION OF SPACE COMMUNICATOR AWARD to Bill Nye
Elliot Pulham, CEO, The Space Foundation

PRESENTATION OF STELLAR AWARDS
Rex J. Walheim, NASA Astronaut
Stephanie Wilson, NASA Astronaut

PRESENTATION OF NATIONAL SPACE TROPHY to Dr. Charles Elachi
Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr., NASA Administrator

PRESENTATION OF THE OMEGA WATCH
Thomas Stafford

RECOGNITION OF SPONSORS AND CLOSING

Salad:
Bibb Lolla Rosa & Endive Salad with Baby Pear and Blue Cheese Purse
Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette

Entrée:
Western Filet of Beef, Chipotle Merlot Sauce paired with BBQ Spiced Salmon, Pineapple Chutney
White Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes
Acorn Squash, Yellow Squash, Asparagus, Carrots and Red Bell Pepper

Hyatt Signature Bread Presentation to include Butter

Alternating Dessert:
Chocolate Chip Cookie & Cream Trifle
Vanilla Bean Custard with Strawberries

Wines Served at the Bar:
Alexander Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon
Seven Falls, Merlot
Alexander Valley, Chardonnay
Clos du Bois, Sauvignon Blanc

Wines Served at the Table
Alexander Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon
Clos du Bois, Sauvignon Blanc

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