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The Summer of Discovery 2014 launched Tuesday at the Space Foundation's Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. The first guests through the door were a grandfather named Bob and his grandchildren Lynzie and Alec. They were welcomed by Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham (pictured).The Discovery Center is located off of Garden of the Gods Road at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, and is the region's first and...
Beginning June 10, Summer of Discovery returns to Colorado Springs, launching 10 full weeks of space-related educational activities at the Space Foundation Discovery Center. Each two-week theme will culminate in an action-packed Saturday of special activities.The theme for June 10-21 will be Oceans and activities scheduled include:A free surprise for the first 25 children admitted each weekday...
Featured speaker for the last day of the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium was The Honorable James R. Clapper (Lieutenant General, USAF, Ret.), Director of National Intelligence.Clapper discussed increasing reliance on commercial space imagery and increasing cooperation between U.S. intelligence agencies."Our odyssey has been one of coming together. The intelligence agencies would rather...
See the places, faces and highlights from the 30th Space Symposium and Cyber 1.4 conferences in the Space Foundation photo galleries here. Photographers Tom Kimmell, Brad Armstrong, Chuck Bigger and Jeff Cloutier captured images, beginning with the set-up of the Boeing Exhibit Center at The Broadmoor on Sunday, May 18, through the final event on Thursday, the Reception in Celebration of the...
The Space Foundation welcomed four winners of its 2014 International Student Art Contest to the 30th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs May 21.More than 7,100 entries were received for this year's contest, representing 54 countries, including 43 U.S. states and two U.S. territories. The 2014 theme was "My Spaceship Looks Like..."The winning students have the opportunity to see...
A. Thomas Young was honored on May 21 at the 30th Space Symposium as the 2014 recipient of the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. The luncheon is a featured event of the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium, held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Named for the Space Foundation's former, long-time chairman, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space...
The Space Foundation welcomes Ms. Armeen Binte Jafry and her parents to the Space Symposium. Armeen is a first-place winner in the 3-to-4 year old category of the Space Foundation's 2014 International Student Art ContestFour-year-old Armeen and her family traveled to Colorado Springs from Bangladesh for the May 21 art contest reception for the contest winners. The event is part of the Space...
The Honorable Eric Fanning, the Under Secretary of the Air Force, USAF, was this year's featured speaker at the 30th Space Symposium Corporate Partnership Dinner. A key event at the annual Space Symposium, the Corporate Partnership Dinner recognizes the organizations that support Space Foundation education, research, analysis, policy and space awareness programs.The dinner, held on May 20 at The...
New Generation participants enjoyed a new networking opportunity at the Space Symposium this year. SpaceSLAM is a competition between space enthusiasts and professionals in front of a live audience for applause, bragging rights and prizes. SpaceSLAM is part of the Space Foundation's New Generation Initiatives and was co-sponsored by SLS and Orion Industry Team, with host Hans Davies, Senior...
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper participated in two events at the 30th Space Symposium this week in Colorado Springs. The Space Foundation's Space Symposium is an international space conference held May 19-22 at The Broadmoor.On May 20, the Governor signed a bill in the Symposium's Boeing Exhibit Center at the Colorado Space Coalition booth. The bill is HB14-1178 "Sales and Use Tax Exemption...



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