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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Aug. 9, 2007) --Why America Needs to Explore SpaceBy Neil deGrasse Tyson Published:August 5, 2007, Parade Magazine While China has announced an initiative to land humans on the moon by 2020, experts say that the limited funding of NASA will make it difficult for the U.S. to  return to the moon by then. We asked the nationally renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 7, 2007) -- At the special invitation of NASA, more than a dozen Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons, including Kathy Brandon, 2006 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award, are in Florida for the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-118. In addition to viewing the launch, the teachers participated in a special tour of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 30, 2007) -- Space Foundation Director of Space Technology Awareness Kevin C. Cook recently attended and spoke at the NASA Innovative Partnership Program Quarterly Review in Cleveland, Ohio. This conference focused on the expanded development, application, and dissemination of life improving technologies spawned by our continued exploration of the cosmos....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 17, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently completed another successful Summer Institute course. The third in a five week series of graduate level courses for educators, “Space Technologies in the Classroom: Exploring Robotics and Satellites” was held July 9 – 13 on the Colorado Springs campus of Regis University.  Participants studied the latest space and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 11, 2007) -- As part of the Space Foundation’s overall efforts to raise awareness about space, the Washington, DC office together with the Alliance for Earth Observations, organized a briefing for Congressional staff. Entitled “Benefits of Earth Observations,” the event was held on July 11 in the Rayburn House Office Building.The briefing attracted a bi-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 6, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently wrapped up a second week of the 2007 Summer Institute graduate courses for educators. “Astronomy Principles for the Classroom: Exploring Our Galaxy,” focused on astronomy as it relates to astrobiology and the development of life on Earth, as well as the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe. Participating...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 30, 2007) -- Space Foundation President and CEO Elliot Pulham and other team members attended the opening of a new space-themed exhibition at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver, Colo., on June 29, 2007. The ceremony and reception for the exhibit entitled “Space Adventures” featured opening remarks by Colorado's Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien (...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 27, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently completed the first course in the 2007 Summer Institute series. Biological and Physical Research: Human Physiology and Nanotechnology, a graduate level course for educators, focused on the impacts of a microgravity environment on the human body. Throughout the course, participating educators examined how the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 21, 2007) -- Space Foundation leadership participated in the public roll out of the Partnership in Innovation Preparation for Educators and Students (PIPES) program at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) on June 21, 2007. This program, a long-term initiative undertaken by UCCS and the Space Foundation, is intended to address the growing problem...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 18, 2007) -- Space Foundation president and chief executive officer Elliot G. Pulham joined Colorado Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien, Rep. Mark Udall, Sen. Ken Salazar, Maj Gen Andy Love, USAF (Retired), and a host of business, civic and academic leaders from Colorado in welcoming NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale to a space roundtable in Denver today.  The space...


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