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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,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2008) -- On February 12, the Space Foundation conducted a day-long workshop for more than 120 educators in Charles County, Md.  The participants were K-12 educators from across the Charles County school district, which serves nearly 27,000 students.  Lead by Space Foundation Senior Aerospace Education Specialist Bryan DeBates, the workshop featured...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2008) -- On Friday, February 1, the Space Foundation hosted a special reception honoring the visit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman G. Madhavan Nair.  The reception, co-sponsored by Space Florida, was held at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) visitor’s complex, in the Debus Center overlooking the historic rocket garden.  It capped a...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 31, 2008) -- The Space Foundation held its annual board of directors meeting and dinner in Colorado Springs, January 30 and 31, 2008.  Officers and members of the board assumed their new roles and responsibilities at this time.  They include, Gen. Thomas S. Moorman, Jr., USAF (Retired), vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, who takes over as chairman of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 25, 2008) -- The Space Foundation’s Washington, D.C., office hosted a Space Foundation Correspondent’s Group (SFCG) meeting on January 24, 2008. Featured speaker Brig. Gen. C. Donald Alston, USAF, director, Space and Nuclear Operations, deputy chief of staff for Air, Space, and Information Operations, Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, addressed...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 18, 2008) -- The Space Foundation will hold its sixth annual Space Career Fair on Thursday, April 10, 2008, in conjunction with the 24th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. This event is open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as transitioning military personnel. Previous Space Career Fairs have attracted between 300 and...



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