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Cyber 1.2 featured speaker Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, USAF, commander, 24 Air Force, began her April 16 talk by recognizing high school students participating in the CyberPatriot competition and welcoming international participants in the audience.She outlined the Air Force Space Command vision: global access, persistence and awareness for the 21st century. Vautrinot said there...
At April 16's Cyber 1.2 event, the Cyber Industry Dialog I Panel took on cyberspace issues.Panel members included:Moderator Col. Ed O. Rios, USAF, Ret., president and chief executive officer, CyberSpace Operations Consulting, LLCLt. Gen. Charles E. Croom, Jr., USAF, Ret., vice president - cyber security solutions, Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global ServicesSteve K...
The second speaker of the Cyber 1.2  event was Riley Repko, president and chief executive officer of Trusted Cyber Solutions, LLC. He prefaced his talk by saying that cyber attacks are both a threat to networks and information and a threat to physical systems.  In order to address the dynamic threat environment, he said, more speed and openness toward more creative, "even...
As the first featured speaker of the April 16 Cyber 1.2 event, which preceded the 28th National Space Symposium, Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, USAF, vice commander, Air Force Space Command, focused on the development of the Air Force Network (AFNet), as well as risk mitigating strategies for cyber operations. Basla began by asserting that cyberspace is part of every Air Force war...
Saving Hubble, a new independent documentary feature film that tells the story of America's fight to save the Hubble Space Telescope from an untimely death in 2004, will be screened for participants of the Space Foundation's 28th National Space Symposium at noon on April 17 in the Broadmoor Theater at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The free showing of the 68-minute-long film will...
On April 13, the Space Foundation brought three astronauts to Colorado Springs to inspire students' interest in space, as well as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. The local "Audience with an Astronaut" program, part of the Space Foundation's national education program, gives school children the opportunity to hear inspirational stories about the experience of being an...
Online registration for the Space Foundation's 28th National Space Symposium and Cyber 1.2 events will close at noon Mountain Time today, April 13. Until then, secure online registration is available at, which includes a live chat tab for customer service questions.Onsite registration and registrant check-in will open at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, at...
Don't forget to register for the 28th National Space Symposium and the companion Cyber 1.2 event that kick off Monday, April 16, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.The premier gathering of space professionals in the world, the 28th National Space Symposium will be the largest, most global and most diverse ever. We expect more than 9,000 people from around the world, including...
Construction is progressing quickly on a new permanent exhibit space pavilion on the property of The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. In partnership with The Broadmoor, the Space Foundation made a major investment to expand and improve exhibit capacity, resulting for this year's 28th National Space Symposium in the largest exhibition space, with the greatest number of exhibitors, in...
The Space Foundation was a co-sponsor of and hosted a booth at the Colorado Springs Philharmonic's March 10 Vanguard Performance of Holst's The Planets, Stravinsky's Fireworks and Gandolfi's The Garden of Cosmic Speculation. Also co-sponosred by the Colorado Springs Gazette and The Boeing Company, the concert was conducted by Associate Conductor Thomas Wilson and included a special cinematic...



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