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01/29/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2013) - Two Audience with an Astronaut programs featuring former NASA Astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao will be held in Fairbanks, Alaska, in February. Co-sponsored by the Colorado-based Space Foundation and the local Noel Wien Library, the programs will feature Chiao talking about his experiences as a Space Shuttle astronaut and as a resident of the International Space...
01/28/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2013) - The Space Foundation has selected 20 outstanding educators from 13 states for its 2013 flight of Teacher Liaisons. The teachers were chosen for their active promotion of space and science education. The new Teacher Liaisons will serve as advocates for space-themed education, and will use Space Foundation-provided training and resources to further...
01/25/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 25, 2013) - The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium is noted for its spectacular opening ceremony and high energy musical performances. The 2013 opening ceremony, sponsored by Northrop Grumman, will live up to that reputation with a performance by the Grammy nominated band Smash Mouth.The opening ceremony on April 8 kicks off the 29th National Space Symposium...
01/24/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2013) - The Space Foundation welcomes a new director - development, Linda Garrison, CFRE, who brings more than 20 years of nonprofit experience in management, board development, fundraising, public relations and prospect research.Garrison's goals include generating philanthropic donations supporting the entire Space Foundation enterprise, with a special focus on...
01/18/2013
PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2013) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation held its annual meeting today, officially welcoming two new board members and recognizing one board member retirement.The board of directors elected two new members to three-year terms:Wanda M. Austin, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, The Aerospace Corporation Ronald M. Sega, Ph.D., vice president...
01/14/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 14, 2013) - The mission that had the nation holding its breath as it tested an ingenious, but never-before-used landing technique, and continues to amaze with new discoveries about Mars has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Space Foundation's John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration."We are recognizing the NASA Mars Science Laboratory Mission...
01/10/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Jan. 10, 2013) - Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, USAF, commander, 24th Air Force, and commander, Air Force Network Operations, will discuss the global strategic implications that relate to the cyber domain at the Space Foundation national conference Cyber 1.3, to be held Monday, April 8, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Cyber 1.3 is a full-day conference...
01/04/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 4, 2013) - The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate with $500 in savings for industry attendees who register by Jan. 11 for the 29th National Space Symposium.Recognized as the premier gathering of the global space community, the Space Symposium is slated for April 8-11 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., with presentations and panels...
01/03/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 3, 2013) - The Space Foundation has received a $15,000 capital funds grant from Denver-based Boettcher Foundation to be used to continue development of its Visitors Center.The grant will enable the Space Foundation to begin construction on the next phase of the Visitors Center, which opened to the public in October 2012, and which currently features two main areas...
12/28/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS (Colo.) Dec. 28, 2012 -- As a New Year's gift - and to offer protection as the AdAmAn Club once again ascends Pikes Peak for New Year's Eve fireworks - the Space Foundation has given both the AdAmAn Club and El Paso Search and Rescue a dozen Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) Emergency Bivvy protection shelters. The ultralight, ultra-warm SOL Emergency Bivvies, which are made of heat-...

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