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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...
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...
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...
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,...
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.
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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 27, 2012) -- During his visit to Colorado this week with President Barack Obama, Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley toured the new Space Foundation world headquarters in Colorado Springs with Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham. Included in tour were Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, vice commander, Air Force Space Command, and Brig. Gen. Margaret B. Poore,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 10, 2012) -- The Space Foundation tracked the Fiscal Year 2012 budget request for U.S. Department of Defense space programs through the legislative process. This document identifies U.S. Department of Defense space programs and their authorized and appropriated funding levels for FY 2012, as signed into law. In addition, the document outlines several space policy...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 10, 2012) -- Plan now to attend the 28th National Space Symposium, to be held April 16-19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., and save money by registering by Friday.The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate with up to $500 in savings for industry attendees who register by Jan. 13.Plus, attendees can order the Space Foundation...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 9, 2012) -- The Space Foundation's 28th National Space Symposium will bring together the leading decision-makers from the global space community and, for one panel, some of the greatest scientific minds in the U.S.Moderated by Bill Nye the Science Guy®, who is both a popular media figure and a legitimate scientist, the last panel discussion of the April 16-19...



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