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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2009) -- The Space Foundation is expanding its nationally known Space Across the Curriculum educator professional development courses by adding a week of classes specifically for teachers of PreK-2nd grade students.Beginning in the summer of 2010, the new course will join the Space Foundation's other six classes for grade PreK-high school teachers.Piloted Dec. 3...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2009) -- The Space Foundation provided NASA's new associate administrator for public affairs an opportunity to talk with reporters at a Space Foundation Correspondents Group (SFCG) breakfast on Dec. 10 in Washington, D.C. Morrie Goodman, who has been in his position seven weeks, told the group he feels that NASA's biggest challenge will be continuing to inspire...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 8, 2009) -- The Space Foundation, in partnership with the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA), held the last Space Power Lecture Breakfast of 2009 Dec. 8 in Washington, D.C. Featured speaker Norm Augustine, chairman of the Future of U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee and former Lockheed Martin chairman and chief executive officer,...
Space Foundation Partner Cited for GPS-Powered Search and Rescue ApplicationSpace Foundation partner GMV has won the prestigious Galileo Masters 2009/European Satellite Navigation Competition prize for its osmógrafo® application, a revolutionary system for helping K9 search-and-rescue teams in post-disaster situations.GMV is a patron-level sponsor of the Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 24, 2009) -- Do you have what it takes to become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison?Apply now to become one of the select educators from across the nation chosen to be a part of this prestigious, nationally recognized program that provides an elite group of educators with numerous benefits and privileges to help them grow their teaching skills, strengthen their...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 23, 2009) -- Following a National Space Symposium tradition, the 26th edition of the premier gathering of the global space community will feature a panel comprising former leaders of a major space organization.The agenda for the 26th National Space Symposium includes three decades of directors of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), an agency in the Department...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 20, 2009) -- Marty Hauser, Space Foundation vice president for Washington operations, Research and Analysis, represented the organization at a Congressional hearing this week, hosted by the House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics. Hauser (pictured) warned that the U.S. is rapidly losing a...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 19, 2009) -- A Space Foundation white paper on the benefits of space technology in developing countries was well received on Capitol Hill this week. Titled Space Applications for International Development, the paper recommends that governments in developing nations consider investing in affordable ground technology to provide satellite communication access in rural...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2009) -- Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Given by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Space Foundation, the award will be presented April 12 during the Opening Ceremony of the 26th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 12, 2009) -- After 25 years of fine tuning, the Space Foundation has found the winning formula for the 26th National Space Symposium.This must-attend event combines networking opportunities with the space community’s most influential leaders and a powerful agenda for a future-thinking conference.Scheduled for April 12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs,...


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