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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2011) -- New to the National Space Symposium for 2011 is an art contest with the theme, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Students in PreK-12th grade are invited to enter the contest, co-sponsored by ARES Corporation, Fisher Space Pen Co. and the Space Foundation.Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut CAPT...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2011) -- NASA has opened online voting for its Optimus Prime Spinoff Award student video contest. The public is invited to vote for its favorite videos, made by students in grades three through eight, developed to help educate America's youth about the benefits of NASA's technologies.A panel of NASA judges will select the winners in each of the two grade...
NORAD Tracks Santa, which is designated by the Space Foundation as a Certified Imagination ProductTM, logged a record number of phone calls and emails on Christmas Eve 2010.The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) runs the program, which for more than 50 years has tracked Santa and provided updates to children around the world. Certified Imagination Products, one of three Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 14, 2011) -- As part of the planned move to a new headquarters facility in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation has been designated as an El Paso County (Colo.) Enterprise Zone project. This means that contributions of $250 to $100,000 made to the Space Foundation are now eligible for a 25 percent Colorado state tax credit and that in-kind contributions up to $50,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 10, 2011) -- The Space Foundation is shocked and saddened by the events in Tucson this weekend and is hopeful that U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords will recover quickly and completely."Rep. Giffords is an extraordinary individual, an advocate for space and good friend of the Space Foundation," said Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham. "Our thoughts...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 7, 2011) -- Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham is named in the Colorado Springs Business Journal's 12 to Watch in 2011. The list was released this week.Puham is cited for his role in pulling "all the industry threads together to create a comprehensive picture of the future of the aerospace industry."  And, the listing cites the recent announcement...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2011) -- Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham was the featured guest on The Space Show, a radio broadcast that focuses on issues influencing outer-space commerce and space tourism, on Jan. 5. To listen to the hour-long broadcast, click here. During the broadcast, Pulham talked with host Dr. David Livingston and responded the calls and emails...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 3, 2011) -- For the Space Foundation, 2010 was a defining year. The nation's foremost space advocacy organization expanded its global reach, increased its already significant impact on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and teacher professional development, provided valuable research and education for policy makers and industry leaders...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2010) -- "So may it be; let us hope that the advent of a successful flying machine...will bring nothing but good into the world; that it shall abridge distance, make all parts of the globe accessible, bring men into closer relation with each other, advance civilisation, and hasten the promised era in which there shall be nothing but peace and good will among all...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2010) -- The Space Foundation has posted a document that highlights space-related provisions in the proposed Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 in the exact language from H.R. 6523, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. To read or download a copy, click here.



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