Highlights of Past Events

06/05/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 6, 2008) -- The Space Foundation hosted a Space Foundation Correspondent’s Group (SFCG) event on June 4, 2008. NASA Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems, Dr. Richard Gilbrech, addressed reporters representing national, trade, and wire services.   Gilbrech is responsible for leading the development of the new spacecraft that will return U.S....
05/20/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 21, 2008) -- On May 21, the Space Foundation and the National Defense Industrial Association hosted the second Congressional Space Power Caucus Breakfast of 2008 in Washington, D.C.  The breakfast featured a panel discussion about a national security space strategy. The panel was moderated by Dr. Michael O’Hanlon, senior fellow, foreign policy, The...
04/12/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 12, 2008) -- The 24th National Space Symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community, came to a successful conclusion with featured remarks by noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ph.D., at the 20th Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner.  The capstone event of the symposium, the dinner honored three remarkable technologies with...
03/04/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 4, 2008) -- The Space Foundation and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), hosted a briefing in Washington, D.C., for congressional staff on space weather and its impacts.  Held on February 28, this briefing was part of the Foundation’s ongoing efforts to raise awareness of, knowledge about, and support for space-related issues.  It...
02/28/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 28, 2008) -- On February 27, the Space Foundation and the National Defense Industrial Association hosted the first Congressional Space Power Caucus Breakfast of 2008 in Washington, D.C.  Gen. C. Robert Kehler, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command was the featured speaker.  Kehler spoke about the increased understanding about the importance of space to...
02/20/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 20, 2008) -- This week Space Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Elliot G. Pulham is at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., participating in meetings, briefings, and exercises with the Air Force Civic Leaders group.  In addition to taking part in classified and unclassified briefings on the global war on terror, U.S. Air Force (USAF) acquisition programs,...
02/13/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2008) -- On February 12, the Space Foundation conducted a day-long workshop for more than 120 educators in Charles County, Md.  The participants were K-12 educators from across the Charles County school district, which serves nearly 27,000 students.  Lead by Space Foundation Senior Aerospace Education Specialist Bryan DeBates, the workshop featured...
02/03/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2008) -- On Friday, February 1, the Space Foundation hosted a special reception honoring the visit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman G. Madhavan Nair.  The reception, co-sponsored by Space Florida, was held at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) visitor’s complex, in the Debus Center overlooking the historic rocket garden.  It capped a...
01/24/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 25, 2008) -- The Space Foundation’s Washington, D.C., office hosted a Space Foundation Correspondent’s Group (SFCG) meeting on January 24, 2008. Featured speaker Brig. Gen. C. Donald Alston, USAF, director, Space and Nuclear Operations, deputy chief of staff for Air, Space, and Information Operations, Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, addressed...
12/12/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2007) -- The Space Foundation's Washington, D.C., office hosted another successful Space Foundation Correspondents Group on December 11, 2007. Richard Garriott, a well-known video game designer who is scheduled to be the next private citizen to travel to the International Space Station (ISS), and Eric Anderson, president and chief executive officer of Space...

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