Highlights of Past Events

07/11/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 11, 2007) -- As part of the Space Foundation’s overall efforts to raise awareness about space, the Washington, DC office together with the Alliance for Earth Observations, organized a briefing for Congressional staff. Entitled “Benefits of Earth Observations,” the event was held on July 11 in the Rayburn House Office Building.The briefing attracted a bi-...
07/06/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 6, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently wrapped up a second week of the 2007 Summer Institute graduate courses for educators. “Astronomy Principles for the Classroom: Exploring Our Galaxy,” focused on astronomy as it relates to astrobiology and the development of life on Earth, as well as the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe. Participating...
06/30/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 30, 2007) -- Space Foundation President and CEO Elliot Pulham and other team members attended the opening of a new space-themed exhibition at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver, Colo., on June 29, 2007. The ceremony and reception for the exhibit entitled “Space Adventures” featured opening remarks by Colorado's Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien (...
06/27/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 27, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently completed the first course in the 2007 Summer Institute series. Biological and Physical Research: Human Physiology and Nanotechnology, a graduate level course for educators, focused on the impacts of a microgravity environment on the human body. Throughout the course, participating educators examined how the...
06/20/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 21, 2007) -- Space Foundation leadership participated in the public roll out of the Partnership in Innovation Preparation for Educators and Students (PIPES) program at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) on June 21, 2007. This program, a long-term initiative undertaken by UCCS and the Space Foundation, is intended to address the growing problem...
06/17/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 18, 2007) -- Space Foundation president and chief executive officer Elliot G. Pulham joined Colorado Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien, Rep. Mark Udall, Sen. Ken Salazar, Maj Gen Andy Love, USAF (Retired), and a host of business, civic and academic leaders from Colorado in welcoming NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale to a space roundtable in Denver today.  The space...
06/13/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 13, 2007) -- The Space Foundation is participating this week in the 50th Session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) in Vienna, Austria. Senior Vice President for Policy and Public Affairs Steve Eisenhart is a private sector advisor to the United States Delegation, a role the Foundation has served in since 2001.The...
06/11/2007
 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 12, 2007) -- Chuck Zimkas, Space Foundation chief operating officer, attended a welcome reception for the new commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and US Northern Command, Gen Victor E. Renuart (USAF). The event, hosted by the El Pomar Foundation of Colorado Springs CO was held at the Penrose House. Approximately 200 people from the local...
05/24/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 25, 2007) -- On May 24th the Space Foundation and NDIA hosted a Congressional Space Power Caucus Breakfast in Washington, D.C.Lt Gen Henry "Trey" Obering III (USAF), Director of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), was the featured speaker.  Lt Gen Obering gave an overview of MDA programs, touching on a variety of specific issues.Participants in today's event...
04/08/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 9, 2004) -- The 20th National Space Symposium, held here March 29-April 1 at the Broadmoor Hotel, broke records and exceeded all expectations as the `best ever` gathering of the global space community. Already widely recognized as the premier gathering of the civil, commercial and national security space community anywhere in the world, the 20th Anniversary event...

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