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02/24/2012
Thanks to generous local supporters, the Space Foundation brought our New Horizons community program to Fairbanks, Alaska, Feb. 13-18, with classroom sessions and assemblies at schools, teacher professional development, community events, receptions and lots of media coverage.Coordinated by Marci Ward, a third-grade teacher at Fairbanks' Immaculate Conception Grade School and a member of the Space...
02/21/2012
The Space Foundation's National Space Symposium is all about networking and the opportunity to conduct meaningful business. A valuable networking opportunity will be provided by co-sponsor Dynetics during the Symposium's Tuesday Mid-Morning Break when attendees will get to stretch their legs, wander the exhibits and mingle.Dynetics has delivered high-quality, high-value engineering, scientific...
02/21/2012
An important convenience for attendees of the 28th National Space Symposium is the Pocket Agenda, a condensed version of the full-sized program. Designed for quick reference during the four-day event, this year's Pocket Agenda is sponsored by SAIC. Presented by the Space Foundation, the 28th National Space Symposium will be held April 16-19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., and...
02/21/2012
ARES Corporation will again be co-sponsoring the student art contest as part of the 2012 National Space Symposium. Students from throughout the world have submitted original artwork depicting the theme "Space is Infinite - Explore!" for an opportunity to win prizes and receive national recognition. The award ceremony will be held Monday afternoon, April 16, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado...
02/16/2012
The Space Foundation has released an overview of unclassified space-based and related programs requested in the Department of Defense's FY 2013 budget in comparison with FY 2012 funds, and the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and FY 2013 Defense Appropriations Act.As always, the Space Foundation will update and highlight differences between the administration's budget request and...
02/15/2012
The Space Foundation has prepared another new report, an overview of the President's FY 2013 budget request for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data & Information Service (NESDIS). It compares the funds outlined in the Conference Report (Report 112-284) to the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 (P.L. 112-55...
02/14/2012
The Space Foundation has prepared an overview of the FY 2013 NASA budget, which compares the proposed funding rates for the agency's programs versus the final FY 2012 spending bill Congress sent to the president and he signed. The new report includes charts showing differences in not only the dollar amount but the percentage difference as well.As Congress proceeds through the annual budget...
02/14/2012
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Feb.14, 2012) - The Space Foundation kicked off a New Horizons community program in Fairbanks, Alaska, Monday at three elementary schools. The education program, which lasts until Saturday, includes classroom sessions and assemblies at schools, teacher professional development, community events, receptions and media opportunities - all using space themes to advance science,...
02/10/2012
The Space Foundation issued two congressional hearing reports this week regarding export controls and our nation's global positioning system infrastructure. Read these reports from the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing and the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation hearing in the Space Foundation Research and Analysis section here.
02/02/2012
The Space Foundation and Australian Ambassador Kim Beazley hosted a reception at the Australian Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 1 for 200 space leaders from government and industry who joined together in honor of the long space endeavor partnership between the United States and Australia. Representing the Space Foundation board of directors were Chairman Martin C. Faga, Treasurer Anita...

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