The 28th annual Space Congress promises to be an exciting forecast of what the future holds for us in the space community. Our theme, "Space Achievement: A Global Destiny" reflects the extraordinary events of the past year and the new emphasis on international space ventures. The technical papers contained in this volume represent an active space program, planning for the future. Such topics as Commercialization of Space, Interstellar Initiatives, Space Education, Science Payloads, Space Shuttle, and Space Station show the range of subjects addressed in the 28th congress. On behalf of the Space Congress Committee, thank you for participating in our conference.