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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 12, 2011) -- The 27th National Space Symposium kicked off last night with a spectacular opening ceremony featuring inspiring entertainment and awards.The event, co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman, included performances by 10-year-old pianist Ethan Bortnick, remarks by Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham and Northrop Grumman Corporate Host Gary W....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 12, 2011) -- Speaking today at the Space Foundation's Cyber 1.1 event, Gen. Peter Pace, USMC (Retired), asked the question: "Are We Beyond Ready to be Ready?"According to Pace, in comparison with the U.S. predominance in kinetic forms of warfare, the U.S. possesses no particularly strong edge compared to other nations around the world. "Our national vulnerability in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 11, 2011) -- Air Force Space Command's second-in-command said the Air Force is working to build cyberspace from an organizational, equipment and training perspective to provide access to and use of the cyberspace domain to the joint warfighter. Speaking at the Space Foundation's Cyber 1.1 event today in Colorado Springs, Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, USAF, vice...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 11, 2011) -- Roger Cressey, senior vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton, speaking today at the Space Foundation's Cyber 1.1 event in Colorado Springs, said that, formerly, threat analysis focused more on capabilities than intent. In the post-9/11 environment, however, he said that the roles are reversed. "We know a great deal about Al Qaeda's intent," he said. "The...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 10, 2011) -- The 27th National Space Symposium and the companion Cyber 1.1 event start tomorrow, Monday, April 11, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. This year's events include almost 100 speakers, inspiring awards, the Boeing Exhibit Center's new Lower Level and outdoor Showroom, programs for New Generation young space professionals, special programs...
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...



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