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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 25, 2008) -- Last week teachers from across the country gathered for the first week of the Space Discovery Institute courses, “Rocketry and the Biology of Living in Space: Living Aboard the International Space Station.” The course focused on topics including space law, history of space stations, and the complexities involved in building, maintaining, and living on...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 20, 2008) -- The Space Foundation recently participated in the 51st Session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS). Steve Eisenhart, Space Foundation senior vice president, strategic communications, served as a private sector advisor to the U.S. delegation at the session in Vienna, Austria, from June 11-20. The Space Foundation...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 17, 2008) -- The inaugural Space Business Forum: New York will take place June 18, at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City. Designed for Wall Street analysts, investment bankers, institutional advisors, and high-risk insurers Space Business Forum New York will enable meaningful dialogue with industry leaders about aerospace financing and investment...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 16, 2008) -- George C. Nield, Ph.D., associate administrator, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Space Business Forum: New York.  His presentation will take place at 3:30 p.m. on June 18.   The inaugural Space Business Forum: New York is designed for Wall Street analysts,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 11, 2008) -- Mr. Stephen Attenborough, commercial director, Virgin Galactic will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Space Business Forum: New York.  Attenborough will address Virgin Galactic’s commercial space activities.  His presentation, entitled "Virgin Galactic - The Commercial Story,” will take place at 3:30 p.m. on June 18.   The inaugural...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 6, 2008) -- The Space Foundation hosted a Space Foundation Correspondent’s Group (SFCG) event on June 4, 2008. NASA Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems, Dr. Richard Gilbrech, addressed reporters representing national, trade, and wire services.   Gilbrech is responsible for leading the development of the new spacecraft that will return U.S....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(May. 30, 2008) --Two important growth areas in the business of space, renewable energy and space tourism, will be the focus of featured speakers at Space Business Forum: New York. The increasing requirements for clean, renewable energy in the face of climate change and the role of new and evolving space technology in solving this challenge will be addressed by Mr....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 23, 2008) -- In addition to the previously announced featured speakers and moderators at Space Business Forum: New York, the following leaders from across the space and financial communities will speak at this diverse forum.Mr. William R. Claybaugh, II, Director, Studies and Analysis, Office of Program Assessment and Evaluation, NASAMs. Nancy S. A. Colleton,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 21, 2008) -- On May 21, the Space Foundation and the National Defense Industrial Association hosted the second Congressional Space Power Caucus Breakfast of 2008 in Washington, D.C.  The breakfast featured a panel discussion about a national security space strategy. The panel was moderated by Dr. Michael O’Hanlon, senior fellow, foreign policy, The...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 14, 2008) -- The Honorable Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the United States House of Representatives and chairman of the Gingrich Group, will be the featured luncheon speaker during the upcoming Space Business Forum: New York. This compelling new event focused exclusively on the needs of the New York financial community is presented by the Space Foundation...



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