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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 14, 2010) -- The Space Foundation will be front and center this week at the 11th annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) conference in Maui, Hawai'i. Involvement includes a reception for young space professionals, education programs for teachers and students and a keynote presentation by Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer...
A technology developed for use in space is helping pets sleep better on Earth. Snoozer Pet Beds with Outlast® technology are designed to maximize pet comfort by managing the bed's heat, mositure and odors.Originally developed for NASA, Outlast® technology is a patented heat management technology that absorbs excess heat and stores it until there is a change in temperature, then releases it...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 31, 2010) -- The Obama administration has announced changes to rules governing the export of sensitive military and other technologies, which will streamline export processes and free up U.S. space companies to compete more effectively in the global marketplace.The changes to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) come after a year-long review by...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2010) -- The International Space University (ISU) has issued a call for papers for its 15th Annual International Symposium, which will be held Feb. 15-17, 2011, in Strasbourg, France. The topic is the extension of the International Space Station (ISS). The deadline for submitting an approximately 300-word abstract is Oct. 8, 2010. ISU will notify...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 23, 2010) -- The new U.S. national space policy, released in June 2010, contains significant changes from the previous policy, released in 2006. One example is an expanded list of the ways in which the United States intends to engage in international cooperation on space-related projects, reflecting the increase in the number of countries that are developing or...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 13, 2010) -- Time is running out to submit a nomination for induction into the prestigious Space Foundation Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2011. The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. The deadline is Tuesday, August 31, and anyone can submit a...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2010) -- There is still time to vote on your favorite Space Hero. It's easy. There are no lists to choose from, no specific criteria, no rules ... just give us a name and tell us why ... click here to take the survey.Then, watch the Space Foundation website to see who comes out at the top of the list.And, don't forget, you can be a Space Hero, too. Just help...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 9, 2010) -- The August issue of Space Watch went out last week. If you are a subscriber, make sure to take some time to read it. If you don't subscribe, click here to see the Space Foundation's monthly e-newsletter. It's free and it's full of interesting information.This issue includes articles on Space Foundation education programs, pending space legislation, the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 4, 2010) -- Space Heroes can be found many places: in the movies, in comic books and graphic novels, on television, and in real life. No matter who they are or where you find them, they all know that space exploration is a noble and worthy pursuit. The Space Foundation wants to know who your personal Space Hero is. There are no lists to choose from, no specific...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- The Space Report 2010: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, the Space Foundation's definitive overview of the worldwide space industry, serves as a valuable resource for government and business leaders, educators, financial analysts, students, and space-related businesses. If you haven't got a copy, order one today from www....



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