Highlights of Past Events

05/05/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 5, 2010) -- A series of photo galleries now posted on the National Space Symposium website capture the highlights of this year's premier gathering of the global space community. From the drama of the opening ceremony to the excitement of Leonard Nimoy's comments at the closing Space Technology Hall of Fame® Dinner, the best of the...
04/21/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 21, 2010) -- The 26th National Space Symposium, held last week at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., broke all attendance records - and, according to the buzz from attendees, was a success on all levels.The SES WORLD SKIES, USG Exhibit Center, which filled two massive halls, sold out months in advance. Both of the new events - Cyber 1.0 and the New...
04/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Apr. 15, 2010) -- "It's not what I've done; it's what we gotta do."That was how former Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle Astronaut Captain John W. Young, USN (Retired), framed his brief, but powerful acceptance speech today when he was awarded the Space Foundation's highest honor - the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.Young called for the...
04/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 13, 2010) -- Last Night's Opening Ceremony for the 26th National Space Symposium was a celebration of the factors that make space such an exciting and challenging industry.During the event, three of five prestigious awards being conferred at the Symposium were presented to honor education, exploration, and innovation:Allen V. Robnett, a science teacher at Gallatin...
03/31/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 31, 2010) -- Twelve educators, through a grant from Boeing, are introducing Robotics to their classrooms as a way to help students use and understand technology as well as develop teamwork, cooperation, and problem-solving skills. The program is structured to provide classroom opportunities, develop lesson plans that can be used by a much broader audience, and...
03/09/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 9, 2010) -- On March 4, Dr. Ed Weiler, NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate (SMD), spoke with reporters at a Space Foundation Correspondents Group breakfast in Washington, D.C.Weiler began by saying that for the SMD, the president's budget proposal provides both "good news and great news." He said the "good news" is for heliophysics,...
02/05/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2010) -- Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space Programs, Gary Payton, spoke Feb. 4 at a Space Foundation Correspondents Group gathering in Washington, D.C. At the meeting, he spoke to reporters about the new Air Force budget, including plans for space protection, operationally responsive space (ORS), and satellite programs. He noted that there are...
01/27/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 27, 2010) -- The Space Foundation just completed its second pilot of a new Space Across the Curriculum educator professional development course specifically for teachers of PreK-2nd grade students.Beginning in the summer of 2010, the new week-long course will join the Space Foundation's other six classes for grade PreK-high school teachers.Twenty-four teachers from...
12/11/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2009) -- The Space Foundation provided NASA's new associate administrator for public affairs an opportunity to talk with reporters at a Space Foundation Correspondents Group (SFCG) breakfast on Dec. 10 in Washington, D.C. Morrie Goodman, who has been in his position seven weeks, told the group he feels that NASA's biggest challenge will be continuing to inspire...
12/08/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 8, 2009) -- The Space Foundation, in partnership with the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA), held the last Space Power Lecture Breakfast of 2009 Dec. 8 in Washington, D.C. Featured speaker Norm Augustine, chairman of the Future of U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee and former Lockheed Martin chairman and chief executive officer,...

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