This is the seventh consecutive year Northrop is sponsoring the initiative and the company will sponsor the initiative through 2014.
According to the Smithsonian, the program recognizes accomplishments of African Americans, women, Native Americans and Asian Americans in aerospace.
Northrop said attendees will be able to meet aerospace veterans including World War II pilots and astronauts.
The initiative is also intended to encourage students to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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