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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,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 2, 2010) -- The mission that definitively proved the presence of water on the Moon has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Space Foundation's John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration. The Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) mission team will be honored April 12 during the 26th National Space Symposium Opening Ceremony,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 1, 2010) -- Space author William B. Scott can be heard on a podcast on discussing the Critical Issues – Space Situational Awareness & Space Debris panel he will be moderating at the upcoming 26th National Space Symposium.Interviewed by broadcaster Larry Nelson, Scott discusses the issues the panel will cover: the proliferation of space debris and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 12, 2010) -- The premier gathering of the global space community, the 26th National Space Symposium is being held April 12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. This year’s event will include a new Cyber 1.0 Conference and greatly expanded programs for young, up-and-coming "new generation" space professionals.More than 8,000 people are expected to...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2010) -- As the premier gathering of the global space community, the 26th National Space Symposium will offer viewpoints on the “state of space” from space leaders from around the world. More than 8,000 people are expected to attend this year’s Symposium, being held April 12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.On April 13, Paul Weissenberg, Ph.D...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 10, 2010) -- The Space Foundation has named 31 outstanding educators as its 2010 Flight of Teacher Liaisons in recognition of their active promotion of space and science education.Drawn from 28 different schools in 10 states and Puerto Rico, the new Teacher Liaisons will serve as advocates for space science education and use Space Foundation-provided training and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 8, 2010) -- Three experts in the cyberspace domain will bring the concept home to space professionals in a panel discussion, The Intersection of Space and Cyber, April 13 at the Space Foundation’s four-day 26th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Robert J. Butler, Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, USAF, and Maj. Gen. Richard Webber, USAF...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2010) -- Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space Programs, Gary Payton, spoke Feb. 4 at a Space Foundation Correspondents Group gathering in Washington, D.C. At the meeting, he spoke to reporters about the new Air Force budget, including plans for space protection, operationally responsive space (ORS), and satellite programs. He noted that there are...
AFMInc Heatsheets® Silver Lining™ Blankets Provide Warmth, ProtectionAn invention that originally protected astronauts, spacecraft, and heat-sensitive equipment from the extreme temperatures in space is now being used to save an endangered sea mammal from excess cold.AFMInc is donating Heatsheets® Silver Lining™ Blankets to the Save the Manatee Club in Maitland, Fla., to help in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Feb. 1, 2010) -- Register for the 26th National Space Symposium by Feb. 5 to save $425 with the Super Early Bird Discount.Plus, add registration to the Cyber 1.0 for $100 in extra savings!Industry/Educator/Nonprofit/Contractor registrants who sign up now will pay only $1,250 to attend 26th National Space Symposium, the premier gathering of the global space community, April...



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