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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 3, 2009) -- The opening speakers at this week's Strategic Space Symposium discussed - from multiple perspectives - how critical space is to the nation's defense and how important space is to a much broader range of endeavors, including natural resource management, policing drug trafficking, monitoring space debris, and keeping businesses running throughout...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2009) -- The Strategic Space Symposium got off to a grand start on Nov. 2 with an Oktoberfest-themed Opening Reception in the AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) Exhibit Center.Welcomed by Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham, Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle, United States Strategic Command Commander Gen. Kevin Chilton, USAF, and AGS President and CEO Brig. Gen. Tip...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 19, 2009) -- In an article published Oct. 16 in AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY, reporters Frank Morring, Jr., and Bradley Perrett outline China's planned lunar program. Covering Chinese involvement in last week's International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the story also draws on Morring's experience as a member of last month's Space Foundation delegation...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2009) -- The Space Foundation will head north to Denver on Friday, taking some favorite STEM activities for children in kindergarten through 12th grade to STEMapalooza . The two-day event, free and open to the public, Oct. 16 and 17, at the Colorado Convention Center, will feature more than 100 exhibitors from around the state of Colorado, supporting science,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 14, 2009) -- Students at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colo., got an overview of future space travel through a presentation by Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham, one of a series of All Pikes Peak Reads space events this fall. The students traveled vicariously behind the scenes of China’s manned spaceflight program when Pulham...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 13, 2009) -- AVIATION WEEK has published a detailed account of the historic Space Foundation delegation visit to China's manned spaceflight facilities and its meetings with leaders of China's human spaceflight program. An article by delegation member Frank Morring, Jr., published Oct. 9 in AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY gives a rare look at China's...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 6, 2009) -- What does it feel like to travel in space? That’s what students at the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., wanted to know when astronaut James F. Reilly, II, Ph.D., visited the school last week. Reilly, a Colorado Springs resident and former NASA astronaut, spoke about his three Space Shuttle missions and answered students’...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 6, 2009) -- Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham participated with other space experts in an Oct. 5 Internet radio panel discussion about the potential implications of the Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee report, which is expected to be released later this month. The discussion on The Space Show with Dr. David Livingston can be...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2009) -- The October issue of the Space Foundation's e-newsletter, Space Watch, features Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham's account of his recent visit to China to tour the country's manned spaceflight facilities and meet with leaders of China's human spaceflight program. Pulham and his delegation of Space Foundation executives, journalists, and a former NASA...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 29, 2009) -- The Space Foundation’s education outreach is taking its student astronaut program to the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy on Friday, Oct. 2. Former NASA astronaut and Colorado Springs resident James F. Reilly, II, Ph.D., will speak to the students about his experiences in space. "This is a rare opportunity for students to hear an astronaut share Space...



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