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06/17/2014
The Space Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with World Space Week Association (WSWA) for continued collaboration between the two organizations.The signing took place in Vienna on June 17, with Remco Timmermans, Executive Director, World Space Week Association, and Steve Eisenhart, Space Foundation Senior Vice President Strategic & International Affairs, representing...
06/16/2014
On June 16, the Space Foundation hosted a visit by John P. Healey, best known for his role as spacecraft manager in the redesign of the command modules for the Apollo program after the launch pad fire that killed command pilot Virgil "Gus" Grissom, senior pilot Ed White and pilot Roger Chaffee on Jan. 27, 1967.At 92 years old, Healey is eager to share stories about the history he witnessed during...
06/16/2014
Steve Eisenhart, Space Foundation Senior Vice President-Strategic and International Affairs, is participating in the 57th Meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Use of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) as a private sector advisor to the United States delegation. The meeting is being conducted at UN City Vienna, June 11-20, with reports from the Scientific and Technical Sub-committee and...
06/11/2014
"Oceans" is the current Summer of Discovery theme at the Space Foundation's Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, examining the similarities between space and deep sea exploration.The Discovery Center is located off of Garden of the Gods Road at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, and is the region's first and only space, science and technology attraction."Oceans" continues through June 21, and features the...
06/10/2014
The Summer of Discovery 2014 launched Tuesday at the Space Foundation's Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. The first guests through the door were a grandfather named Bob and his grandchildren Lynzie and Alec. They were welcomed by Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham (pictured).The Discovery Center is located off of Garden of the Gods Road at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, and is the region's first and...
05/29/2014
Beginning June 10, Summer of Discovery returns to Colorado Springs, launching 10 full weeks of space-related educational activities at the Space Foundation Discovery Center. Each two-week theme will culminate in an action-packed Saturday of special activities.The theme for June 10-21 will be Oceans and activities scheduled include:A free surprise for the first 25 children admitted each weekday...
05/22/2014
Featured speaker for the last day of the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium was The Honorable James R. Clapper (Lieutenant General, USAF, Ret.), Director of National Intelligence.Clapper discussed increasing reliance on commercial space imagery and increasing cooperation between U.S. intelligence agencies."Our odyssey has been one of coming together. The intelligence agencies would rather...
05/22/2014
See the places, faces and highlights from the 30th Space Symposium and Cyber 1.4 conferences in the Space Foundation photo galleries here. Photographers Tom Kimmell, Brad Armstrong, Chuck Bigger and Jeff Cloutier captured images, beginning with the set-up of the Boeing Exhibit Center at The Broadmoor on Sunday, May 18, through the final event on Thursday, the Reception in Celebration of the...
05/21/2014
The Space Foundation welcomed four winners of its 2014 International Student Art Contest to the 30th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs May 21.More than 7,100 entries were received for this year's contest, representing 54 countries, including 43 U.S. states and two U.S. territories. The 2014 theme was "My Spaceship Looks Like..."The winning students have the opportunity to see...
05/21/2014
A. Thomas Young was honored on May 21 at the 30th Space Symposium as the 2014 recipient of the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. The luncheon is a featured event of the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium, held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Named for the Space Foundation's former, long-time chairman, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space...

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