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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 4, 2008) -- Ms. Anousheh Ansari, chief executive officer and co-founder, Prodea Systems, will serve as featured speaker during the the 6th annual Space Career Fair on April 10. The first female private space explorer, Ansari visited the International Space Station in 2006. Ansari will also speak at 9:30 am Thursday, April 10 at the 24th National Space Symposium...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 28, 2008) -- Noted space consultant and author, James Oberg, will be presenting “Cosmonauts and Cosmo-NOTs – the history of Soviet space photographic forgeries and the lessons for the future” in the Broadmoor Theater at the 24th National Space Symposium. This presentation is scheduled for 5:15pm Wednesday, April 9. The symposium brings together all sectors of space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 26, 2008) -- The Opening Ceremony of the 24th National Space Symposium will feature entertainment by the jazz, blues, and swing group Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (BBVD). The Opening Ceremony, co-sponsored by Untied Space Alliance, which kicks off the premier annual gathering of the global space industry, also includes the presentation of several Space Foundation awards....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 25, 2008) -- The Space Foundation announced that GBS/KWIK Company, manufacturer and distributor of Heatshield-R20 Radiant Barrier Paint Additive, is a new Certified Space Technology partner. Heatshield-R20 is a paint mix that acts as a protective, insulating barrier against heat transfer. The Space Certification program was created by the Space Foundation, in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 24, 2008) -- The 24th National Space Symposium will see participation by several members of Congress including Senator Wane Allard, Congressman Mark Udall, and Congresswoman Heather Wilson.  Allard and Udall will both give featured speeches on Tuesday, April 8. All will be taking part in various symposium events. More than 7,500 registrants, guests, speakers,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 21, 2008) -- Dean Cheng, China Specialist, CNA Corporation, Project Asia, will be a featured speaker at the 24th National Space Symposium. Cheng will speak at 2:45pm on Wednesday, April 9. More than 7,500 registrants, guests, speakers, exhibitors, and media from across the United States and many foreign countries are expected to attend the 24th National Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 19, 2008) -- The Space Foundation will hold its sixth annual Space Career Fair on April 10, in conjunction with the 24th National Space Symposium. This event is open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as transitioning military personnel.The  symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community, will take place April 7-10 at The...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 4, 2008) -- The Space Foundation and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), hosted a briefing in Washington, D.C., for congressional staff on space weather and its impacts.  Held on February 28, this briefing was part of the Foundation’s ongoing efforts to raise awareness of, knowledge about, and support for space-related issues.  It...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 28, 2008) -- On February 27, the Space Foundation and the National Defense Industrial Association hosted the first Congressional Space Power Caucus Breakfast of 2008 in Washington, D.C.  Gen. C. Robert Kehler, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command was the featured speaker.  Kehler spoke about the increased understanding about the importance of space to...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 20, 2008) -- This week Space Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Elliot G. Pulham is at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., participating in meetings, briefings, and exercises with the Air Force Civic Leaders group.  In addition to taking part in classified and unclassified briefings on the global war on terror, U.S. Air Force (USAF) acquisition programs,...



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