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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,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 12, 2009) -- One of the most exciting reasons to attend the 26th National Space Symposium is the extraordinary setting at The Broadmoor Hotel, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Scheduled for April 12-15, the 26th National Space Symposium combines networking opportunities with the space community’s most influential leaders at one of the nation’s most spectacular venues....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2009) -- Yesterday, two United States Strategic Command joint functional component commanders discussed their perspectives on military space assets. Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, USAF, commander, JFCC - Space, and Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell, USA, commander, JFCC - Integrated Missile Defense (pictured), talked about the growing dependence on space assets for all facets...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2009) -- The Space Foundation and Colorado Springs School District 11 (D-11) were honored Nov. 5 by the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation with an Excellence in Local Industry Chairman's Award for their collaborative efforts to create the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in Colorado Springs.Created through a partnership between D-11 and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2009) -- Vice Adm. Robert B. Murrett, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, underscored a common message of collaboration and international cooperation in his morning remarks at the Strategic Space Symposium today in Omaha, Neb.The head of the U.S. Department of Defense agency that manages and provides imagery and geospatial information for...



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