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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 5, 2009) -- The 25th National Space Symposium was a success by every conceivable measure: record-breaking attendance of almost 8,000; the largest and most diverse exhibits ever; meaty and intriguing programs; inspiring and informative speakers; innovative educational programs; and highly productive networking. From the magnificent performance of the Colorado...
In a relationship facilitated by the Space Foundation, TransTech Corporation is now using the petroleum remediation product (PRP) technology developed by Universal Remediation, Inc., to clean up potential spills of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) associated with testing transformers for PCB content.PRP technology is officially recognized by the Space Foundation as a Certified Space Technology...
Oxford, Ohio, Chiropractor Alan Hudson credited NASA and the Space Foundation in a recent article in the Oxford Press for his ability to measurably improve his patients’ pain. Hudson is one of many chiropractic doctors who have added the Insight Subluxation Station to their practice."The technology is designed to measure some of those things that cannot be measured," Hudson said. "We can map out...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 14, 2009) -- On Jan. 13, the Space Foundation hosted a meeting of the Space Foundation Correspondents Group (SFCG) featuring NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, Ph.D. During the breakfast Griffin addressed a variety of issues including the value of U.S. international cooperation in civil space to national security, the importance of investing in the superiority of...
There’s a good chance that your dentist is using water purification technology originally developed for NASA. DentaPure® uses Space Certified Technology Microbial Check Valve (MCV®) to clean water used in high-speed drills and other dental instruments.   Developed by Umpqua Research of Myrtle Creek, Ore., to support manned missions aboard the Space Shuttle and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2008) -- The Space Foundation and the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF) are accepting applications for the 2009 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award until Jan. 16, 2009.The AMF, Space Foundation, and NASA, annually present the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award in a continuing effort to recognize outstanding contributions by K-12 educators and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 18, 2008) -- "Space Camp for Teachers" is a feature video highlighting the Space Foundation's Space Discovery Institute courses in Charles County. In 2007, the Space Foundation began a partnership with the Charles County Public School system to make Space Discovery Institute classes available to their teachers. In 2008, the Space Foundation doubled the number of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 5, 2008) -- The top leaders of United States Strategic Command will participate in Strategic Space and Defense 2008. Confirmed speakers include Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USAF, commander, United States Strategic Command; Vice Adm. Carl V. Mauney, USN, deputy commander, United States Strategic Command; Maj. Gen. Carroll F. Pollett, USA, chief of staff, United States...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 30, 2008) --  On July 28, the Space Foundation, Lockheed Martin, and SpaceClass announced the launch of a strategic online education collaboration called Orion's Path.  Orion is one of NASA's Constellation Program vehicles that will carry astronauts to the International Space Station, the moon, and Mars. Orion's Path is an interactive, online, Web-based...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 23, 2008) -- Space Discovery Institute classes began this week in Charles County, Md. Working with the Charles County Board of Education, the Space Foundation is teaching courses on "Astronomy Principles for the Classroom," "Rocketry and the Biology of Living in Space," "Biological and Physical Research," and "Earth Systems Science" from July 21 - August 1. These...



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