Highlights of Past Events

04/08/2013
Sidelined by travel restrictions, Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, USAF, commander, 24th Air Force, commander, Air Force Network Operations, spoke via video teleconference to the Cyber 1.3 audience on April 8.Speaking about the importance of cyber operations, Vautrinot put the magnitude of cyber crime in perspective, saying that the speed of technology evolution can be leveraged for good or for ill....
04/08/2013
Can the U.S. detect, thwart and respond to a cyber offensive that would leave our nation vulnerable to other, possibly more conventional, offensive efforts? Visions of a "Cyber Pearl Harbor" are forcing decision makers to take steps to avoid such a calamity.This was one of many timely topics for discussion at the Space Foundation's Cyber 1.3 conference, held April 8 at The Broadmoor Hotel in...
04/08/2013
The Space Foundation's annual cyberspace conference opened April 8 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., with featured speaker The Honorable Patrick Meehan (R-PA), who serves as the subcommittee chairman of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies for the House Committee on Homeland Security.In his comments, Meehan said he has been working on current...
04/07/2013
The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), along with the Space Foundation hosted the second annual Fusion Forum at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 7 and 8, preceding the 29th National Space Symposium. Fifty delegates representing 17 nations attended the event, providing a diverse base of students and next generation leaders for discussion of the space industry.Current...
02/27/2013
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham heavily cited the Space Foundation's recent publication, PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space, when he testified before the Subcommittee on Space today in Washington, D.C.The Subcommittee, which is part of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, held the hearing to review The Space Leadership Preservation Act of...
02/12/2013
Elliot Pulham, Space Foundation chief executive officer, was keynote speaker for Business Horizon Series: Free Enterprise and the Final Frontier, a program sponsored by the Space Foundation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and held Feb. 11 at the Anheuser-Busch Briefing Center in Washington, D.C.About 120 people attended the program, which examined the companies, investors...
02/11/2013
The Space Foundation's New Horizons education program kicked off today in Fairbanks, Alaska, with visits to Two Rivers Elementary School and Weller Elementary School and a news feature on local televevision station KTVF Channel 11.The program, which is being presented by Space Foundation team members Special Advisor - Human Spaceflight and former NASA Astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao, Space...
12/04/2012
The Space Foundation released its PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space report at a briefing event in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 4.Held at the Senate Russell Building, the briefing was attended by 60 industry and government representative and reporters, including representative of multiple nations. The event featured opening remarks by Space Foundation Vice President - Washington...
12/02/2012
The Space Foundation's inaugural float in the Dec. 1 Colorado Springs Festival of Lights Parade was a big hit with the holiday crowd - estimated to be more than 50,000 people - and was named winner of the "Rudolph Award, Best Lighting on a Float" by parade organizers.The float design gave a unique twist to the parade's theme of "Home for the Holidays." It featured children surrounding a...
11/09/2012
Space Foundation Special Advisor - Human Spaceflight and former NASA astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao spoke with CNN this morning about the prospects of building an outpost in the Earth-Moon libration point (E-M-l-2) 38,000 miles beyond the Moon - or, his preferred option, of building a station on the Moon where he says, "you could do so much more."According to Chiao, the challenges in having a base...

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