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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 3, 2010) -- Today the Space Foundation issued a comprehensive run-down of election results showing all the members of Congress who have a space-related constituency and/or sit on a committee that has some jurisdiction on space policy. Prepared by the Research and Analysis branch of the Space Foundation based in Washington, D.C., this is a follow-up to a pre-election...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2010) -- As the Space Foundation's highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award is presented annually to only the most distinguished life-long achievers and role models in the space community. In 2011 the honor will go to Charles Elachi, Ph.D., director of the Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) and vice president of the California Institute of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 28, 2010) -- National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Director Gen. Bruce A. Carlson, USAF (Retired), will be a featured speaker at the 27th National Space Symposium, which will be held April 11-14 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Presented by the Space Foundation, the 27th National Space Symposium brings together all sectors of space to highlight...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 27, 2010) -- An informal survey conducted this year by the Space Foundation has revealed that a wide variety of people - real and fictional - inspire us as space heroes. Astronauts get most of the spotlight and, even with the extraordinary space activity we've seen at the International Space Station (ISS) and in the Space Shuttle program, the astronauts we remember...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 21, 2010) -- Wes Bush, chief executive officer and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation, will provide a space industry perspective as a featured speaker at the Space Foundation's 27th National Space Symposium. He joins a slate of speakers that includes leaders from military, intelligence, civil, commercial and academic space organizations from around the world....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 20, 2010) -- The Space Foundation is demonstrating how astronauts conduct experiments on the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle Oct. 23-24 at the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. Using gloveboxes similar to the ones used in space to prevent experiments from floating away and to keep scientists and astronauts safe,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 11, 2010) -- The nation's premier political satirist will be speaking at the nation's premier gathering of space professionals when he headlines the annual Space Technology Hall of Fame® dinner on April 14, 2011, at the 27th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Presented annually by the Space Foundation as the final major event...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 7, 2010) -- During its 30 years of service, the Space Shuttle changed almost everything we know about human space flight: it spawned countless discoveries that have improved both space travel and everyday life on Earth, it facilitated ground-breaking research, it made "routine space flight" possible and it created thousands of new space heroes - on the ground and on...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 5, 2010) -- The countdown has begun for the 27th National Space Symposium, which is set for April 11-14 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate with up to $500 in savings for industry attendees who register before Jan. 14, 2011.Symposium details, including the initial agenda, how to get the Super...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 4, 2010) -- Data gathered by remote sensing satellites can save lives when used to develop models that predict areas at risk for disease outbreaks. That's the message of the latest white paper from the Space Foundation, Solutions from Space: Disease and Pandemic Early Warning, which details how space technology has the potential to predict outbreaks of preventable...



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