Museum of Flight welcomes private space companies

Museum of Flight welcomes private space companies
Members of the public watch musicians from the Garfield High School marching band perform before the grand opening of NASA's Space Shuttle Trainer exhibit, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, outside of the Charles Simonyi Space Gallery at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. (AP Photo/Jordan Stead)
SEATTLE (AP) - Representatives of local private space companies will be speaking about their space travel plans at the Museum of Flight this weekend.

The panel discussion begins at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and the public is invited to hear from space mining company Planetary Resources, private space flight pioneer Blue Origin, rocket maker Aerojet Rocketdyne and a space logistics company called Spaceflight Services.

This program is free for museum members and for those who pay a daily admission.