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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...
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...
The Space Foundation welcomes Ms. Armeen Binte Jafry and her parents to the Space Symposium. Armeen is a first-place winner in the 3-to-4 year old category of the Space Foundation's 2014 International Student Art ContestFour-year-old Armeen and her family traveled to Colorado Springs from Bangladesh for the May 21 art contest reception for the contest winners. The event is part of the Space...
The Honorable Eric Fanning, the Under Secretary of the Air Force, USAF, was this year's featured speaker at the 30th Space Symposium Corporate Partnership Dinner. A key event at the annual Space Symposium, the Corporate Partnership Dinner recognizes the organizations that support Space Foundation education, research, analysis, policy and space awareness programs.The dinner, held on May 20 at The...
New Generation participants enjoyed a new networking opportunity at the Space Symposium this year. SpaceSLAM is a competition between space enthusiasts and professionals in front of a live audience for applause, bragging rights and prizes. SpaceSLAM is part of the Space Foundation's New Generation Initiatives and was co-sponsored by SLS and Orion Industry Team, with host Hans Davies, Senior...
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper participated in two events at the 30th Space Symposium this week in Colorado Springs. The Space Foundation's Space Symposium is an international space conference held May 19-22 at The Broadmoor.On May 20, the Governor signed a bill in the Symposium's Boeing Exhibit Center at the Colorado Space Coalition booth. The bill is HB14-1178 "Sales and Use Tax Exemption...
One of the main reasons to attend the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium is the dynamic Boeing Exhibit Center.The Boeing Exhibit Center and Boeing Exhibit Pavilion feature the latest space technology, products and services from around the world.In addition to exhibits, the Pavilion also houses the display of winning artwork from the Space Foundation's 2014 International Student Art Contest....
Featured speaker Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command, opened the general program of the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium on May 20.The strong military content of this year's program continued Tuesday morning, when Shelton was followed by speaker BG Jeffrey A. Farnsworth, USA, Deputy Commanding General for Operations, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command...
Each year, the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) holds its international Space Generation Fusion Forum in conjunction with the Space Symposium. Fusion Forum takes place May 18 and 19 this year at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA.Fusion Forum participation is limited to a group of up to 50 top young adults chosen from international applicants representing government,...
The Space Foundation's annual cyberspace conference began May 19 with a networking breakfast at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Each year, this cyber conference precedes the opening ceremony of the Space Symposium. Although separate conferences, both are presented by the Space Foundation and complement each other in offering forums for discussing crucial issues facing the global...


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