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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Apr. 15, 2010) -- "It's not what I've done; it's what we gotta do."That was how former Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle Astronaut Captain John W. Young, USN (Retired), framed his brief, but powerful acceptance speech today when he was awarded the Space Foundation's highest honor - the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.Young called for the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 13, 2010) -- Last Night's Opening Ceremony for the 26th National Space Symposium was a celebration of the factors that make space such an exciting and challenging industry.During the event, three of five prestigious awards being conferred at the Symposium were presented to honor education, exploration, and innovation:Allen V. Robnett, a science teacher at Gallatin...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 9, 2010) -- The biggest, boldest, and best National Space Symposium starts Monday at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, and because there are new events and programs this year, here are some reminders.Cyber 1.0 Cyber 1.0 on Monday, April 12, starts with a networking breakfast at 7:45 a.m., with opening remarks beginning at 8:45 a.m. The event is the Rocky...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 8, 2010) -- The National Space Symposium is the premier gathering of the global space industry and one reason it's so special is the support and hard work of a team of 250 volunteers. These extraordinary people donate hours of their time to assist Symposium staff and attendees in various capacities, from helping with registration to staffing the media center to...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 3, 2010) -- More than 8,000 people will converge on The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs this month for the biggest, boldest, and best National Space Symposium in the 26 years the event has been held.The are many reasons you should be there including multiple opportunities to meet and network with current and potential clients, customers, or business partners; an...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 31, 2010) -- Twelve educators, through a grant from Boeing, are introducing Robotics to their classrooms as a way to help students use and understand technology as well as develop teamwork, cooperation, and problem-solving skills. The program is structured to provide classroom opportunities, develop lesson plans that can be used by a much broader audience, and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 25, 2010) -- The lineup of speakers at the 26th National Space Symposium has become even more impressive with the addition of the April 14 featured speaker, The Honorable William J. Lynn, III, deputy secretary of defense.Slated for April 12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, the 26th National Space Symposium offers workshops, forums, panels, and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 23, 2010) -- Interest in Cyber 1.0, a new component of the 26th National Space Symposium, has been so great that the event is now sold out.Conducted by the Space Foundation April 12 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., the conference will explore the realm of cyberspace, its impact on military operations and civilian life, national security,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 15, 2010) -- The 26th National Space Symposium is rapidly approaching. Space Foundation VP-Communications Janet Stevens talks about the exciting agenda with interviewer Larry Nelson on Listen to it now. Just click here. 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 9, 2010) -- On March 4, Dr. Ed Weiler, NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate (SMD), spoke with reporters at a Space Foundation Correspondents Group breakfast in Washington, D.C.Weiler began by saying that for the SMD, the president's budget proposal provides both "good news and great news." He said the "good news" is for heliophysics,...



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