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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 13, 2007) -- The Space Foundation is proud to recognize the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) Tracks Santa Program as a Certified Space Imagination Product. NORAD uses four high-tech systems to track Santa: radar, satellites, “Santa Cams,” and jet fighter aircraft.To track Santa, click on the “Track Santa With Norad” link on the Space Foundation’s home page...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2007) -- The Space Foundation's Washington, D.C., office hosted another successful Space Foundation Correspondents Group on December 11, 2007. Richard Garriott, a well-known video game designer who is scheduled to be the next private citizen to travel to the International Space Station (ISS), and Eric Anderson, president and chief executive officer of Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 4, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently unveiled a daily, Web-based version of the Space Foundation Index. Updated each business day, shortly after the markets close, the online Space Foundation Index displays the performance of the index companies versus the NASDAQ and S&P 500 from its inception as well as in daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 28, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently unveiled the official artwork for the 24th National Space Symposium. The piece, entitled “Amaranthine,” (ām'ə-rān'thĭn, -thīn'), which means unfading and everlasting illustrates the symposium’s theme, Our Expanding Universe. . . 50 Years of Space Exploration. The theme reflects our continued efforts and advancement...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 20, 2007) -- On November 20, 2007, the Space Foundation’s Washington D.C., office hosted another successful Space Foundation Correspondent’s Group (SFCG) breakfast. National Security Space Office (NSSO) Director Joe Rouge was the featured speaker, addressing a group of reporters representing national, trade, and wire services. The NSSO facilitates the...



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