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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 7, 2008) -- On May 6, the Space Foundation hosted an educational briefing for congressional staff in Washington, D.C., as part of the Foundation's ongoing efforts to raise awareness of, knowledge about, and support for space-related issues. The briefing focused on commercial satellite communications service providers and their interaction with the Department of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 25, 2008) -- The Space Business Forum: New York is a one day conference conducted by the Space Foundation, focused exclusively on the needs of the New York investment, finance, and analyst communities. It will be held at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City on June 18, 2008. The Space Report 2008 revealed more than $250 billion in global space activity for...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 16, 2008) -- The Space Report 2008: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, released by the Space Foundation on April 8, revealed more than $251 billion in global space activity in 2007. This represents a single-year increase of 11 percent from 2006. The Space Report 2008 is a publication that thoroughly examines and analyzes the state of the space industry...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 12, 2008) -- The 24th National Space Symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community, came to a successful conclusion with featured remarks by noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ph.D., at the 20th Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner.  The capstone event of the symposium, the dinner honored three remarkable technologies with...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 8, 2008) -- The premier annual gathering of the global space industry, the 24th National Space Symposium, blasted off last night with a spectacular opening ceremony featuring award presentations and entertainment by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. The four-day program agenda features a vast array of special events, prominent speakers, pertinent panels, and innovative education...



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