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Are meteorites a threat to our planet? Find out at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs! "Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors" is a national traveling exhibit at the Discovery Center through Sept. 12. This spectacular 3,000 square foot interactive exhibit details the origins and study of asteroids, comets and meteors, and examines potential threats to our...
The Space Foundation’s 31st Space Symposium will culminate on April 16 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth.The inductees are:Chronos Vision Technology, a refractive eye surgery device used internationally to improve visionSeismic Damper Technology, a motion control mechanism used to...
The Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium opening ceremony featured the presentation of top space awards including:Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award to June Scobee RodgersDouglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award to the NASA/Industry EFT-1 TeamSpace Achievement Award to X-37B OTV TeamJohn L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration to Rosetta Comet TeamThe Space Symposium runs...
The Space Foundation's inaugural Yuri's Night has sold out, but for those fortunate enough to have secured tickets early, here is the schedule of speakers and activities:5:30    Doors OpenActivities available:Green Screen "Out of This World" Photo OpportunityMinecraft Mini-Missions in AGI LabPhilanthropy Guessing GamePlinko   6:00    NASA Astronaut Dr...
The Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium runs April 13-16 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., welcoming thousands of participants and space leaders from around the world. Track all of the 31st Space Symposium activities online at, and download the new Space Symposium app at the 31st #SpaceSymposium conversation on Facebook,...
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The annual sight of the Pavilion being erected at The Broadmoor is a sure sign that the Space Symposium is about to begin.The Ball Aerospace Exhibit Pavilion is one of two halls where exhibitors from around the world will be displaying the latest in space technology, products and services during the 31st Space Symposium, April 13-16, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.The Ball Aerospace...
Wanda Austin, Ph.D., Aerospace Corporation president and CEO, has been selected by President Barack Obama to serve on President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Austin also serves on the Space Foundation Board of Directors. PCAST is an advisory group of the nation's leading scientists and engineers who directly advise the President and the Executive Office of the President. PCAST...
The Space Foundation sends its best wishes to Scott Kelly as he begins his history-making year in space. Kelly set off for the International Space Station (ISS) today aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, along with cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko (pictured with Kelly), who also plans a year in space, and Gennady Padalka, who will spend six months on the ISS.At 51, Kelly plans 342 days in space, to...
For 2015, the Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium will offer more international and government participation, and more opportunities to conduct business than ever before.The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. This international space conference annually attracts thousands of space professionals and decision makers.On Tuesday...



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