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09/19/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Sep. 20, 2007) -- The status and evolution of the concept of operationally responsive space (ORS) will be the focus of a panel at Strategic Space and Defense 2007.  “ORS – The Evolution of a Capability,” will discuss the impact of recent developments such as the establishment of an ORS office as well as the definition of this often debated subject. Presented by the...
09/17/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Sep. 17, 2007) --Strategic Space and Defense 2007 conference organizers recently announced the confirmed participation of additional senior officials.  Mr. Gary Payton, acting under secretary of the Air Force; Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, USAF, assistant vice chief of staff and director, Air Force Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force; Lt. Gen. Michael Hamel, USAF, commander...
09/11/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 11, 2007) -- Shades of Blue, an educational organization that helps to enable and prepare students for careers in aviation and aerospace, presented the Space Foundation with a Corporate Leadership Award for its work in education. The Shades of Blue Fifth Annual Awards Dinner and Fundraiser featured master of ceremonies, Dave Aguilera, meteorologist and reporter...
09/04/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 4, 2007) -- Last week, the Space Foundation’s education team conducted stargazing exercises for 75 6th grade students from Venetucci Elementary at Bear Trap Ranch. This fun and educational activity was part of an annual pre-school camp experience for the school’s 6th grade students and their teachers. Bryan DeBates, senior curriculum analyst and program developer...
08/26/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2007) -- The Space Foundation, in partnership with Space Florida, recently conducted the "Florida Space Leadership Forum" focused on the local, state, and national issues associated with the transition between the Space Shuttle and Constellation programs. The day-long event attracted a wide range of participants, including more than 100 executives,...
08/20/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2007) -- Mannheim Steamroller recently announced the first three concerts in a space-themed concert tour that is currently under development. The full tour will be built around an album entitled "The Music of the Spheres" to be released in 2008. The Space Foundation is working together with Mannheim Steamroller in an effort to raise awareness and enthusiasm for...
08/09/2007
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...
08/07/2007
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...
07/30/2007
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....
07/16/2007
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...

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