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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 8, 2011) -- The 27th National Space Symposium and the companion Cyber 1.1 event starts Monday, April 11, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The uncertainty created by the potential of a government shutdown this week may result in some changes in the agenda, but the program will continue as planned. This year's events include almost 100...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 8, 2011) -- Even with the possibility of a government shutdown, the 27th National Space Symposium will continue as planned. Many speakers, attendees and exhibiters have confirmed that they still plan to participate as originally scheduled; however, in the event of a shutdown, some Federal government speakers may not appear.At this late date, the Space Foundation...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 2, 2011) -- More than 40 companies - leaders in aerospace industry and education and related businesses -  are co-sponsors of the Space Foundation's 27th National Space Symposium that kicks off next week in Colorado Springs, Colo. Through their involvement, the event will be the biggest, most comprehensive ever. To read about the wide variety of co-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 25, 2011) -- Four students of Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Kimberley Klein have won first place in the national 2010 NASA OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Award video contest sponsored by NASA and Hasbro.The contest asked students in two age groups, 3rd - 5th grade and 6th - 8th grade, to create short videos that demonstrate how technologies developed for space can be...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 15, 2011) -- The upcoming National Space Symposium is shaping up to be the most action- and content-packed in the event's 27 year history.Long-recognized by attendees as the best networking opportunity in the business, the April 11-14 event offers:A superlative slate of speakersThe Boeing Exhibit Center that now fills three halls plus a display showroom featuring...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 11, 2011) -- Teachers, sign up now to learn how to use space themes and concepts in the classroom and to earn professional development credit or even master's degree credits.The Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum courses focus on national standards and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) principles. These full-day, week-long classes are...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 8, 2011) -- A new addition to the 27th National Space Symposium for 2011 is an art contest with the theme, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut Capt. Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., USN (Retired), on Wednesday, April 13, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., during the 27th...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2011) -- Students in PreK-12th grade are invited to enter the Space Foundation art contest, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut Capt. Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., USN (Retired), at the 27th National Space Symposium, to be held April 11-14, 2011, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 17, 2011) -- Research analyst Mariel John is representing the Space Foundation at the International Space University (ISU) three-day symposium "The International Space Station: Maximizing the Return from Extended Operations." The three-day event being held at the ISU central campus in Strasbourg, France, ends today.John's presentation today is entitled "Political...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2011) -- Space policymakers and industry executives celebrated United States-Japan space cooperation at a reception Jan. 31 at the Washington, D.C., residence of the Ambassador of Japan to the United States, Ichiro Fujisaki. Sponsored by the Space Foundation, the Ambassador and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the event recognized the long and rich...



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