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01/19/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2011) -- Several changes were made to the Space Foundation's Board of Directors at the organization's annual meeting yesterday as three new members were added and two retired. The new board members are Gary W. Ervin, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Systems; James Maser, president of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne; Kay Sears...
01/12/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2011) -- Gen. James Cartwright, USMC, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the nation's second-highest-ranking military officer, will speak at the 27th National Space Symposium. He joins a slate of high-level industry, military, civil space and academic speakers at the premier gathering of space professionals, which will be held April 11-14 at The...
01/06/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2011) -- The Space Foundation will remain in Colorado Springs thanks to generous support from El Pomar Foundation, the Anna Keesling Ackerman Fund, the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the State of Colorado Economic Development Commission.The Space Foundation, a locally based international space advocacy organization, will move...
01/05/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 5, 2011) -- Register for the 27th National Space Symposium by Jan. 14 to take advantage of the Super Early Bird Discount and save up to $500. Plus, add registration to the Cyber 1.1 conference for $50 in extra savings. The Industry/Educator/Nonprofit/Contractor registrants who sign up now will pay only $1,295 to attend 27th National Space Symposium, the premier...
12/15/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2010) -- Recognizing the increasingly important role of the cyber domain and how it relates to the needs and missions of corporate and military customers, the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation has hired cyberspace expert Art Ratkewicz to fill a new manager - cyber initiatives position."With his extensive breadth and depth of experience in the field, Art...
12/09/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 9, 2010) -- The Space Foundation congratulates SpaceX on becoming the first commercial company in history to re-enter a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit."SpaceX has a bold and aggressive vision for cost-effective, reliable commercial space transportation -- and it's certainly exciting watching them deliver," said Space Foundation Chief Executive Office Elliot Pulham...
12/07/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 7, 2010) -- Education advocate and retired Intel Chief Executive Officer/Chairman Craig R. Barrett, Ph.D., will speak about the crisis in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and potential solutions at the 27th National Space Symposium Corporate Partnership Dinner, April 12, 2011, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.The...
11/30/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2010) -- The National Space Symposium is noted for its spectacular Opening Ceremony and dramatic musical performances. The 2011 Opening Ceremony, sponsored by Northrop Grumman, will live up to that reputation with nine-year-old piano prodigy Ethan Bortnick, who is also a composer, songwriter, actor, musician and one of the youngest philanthropists in the world...
11/17/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 17, 2010) -- GPS tracking products provided by Fort Collins-based Rocky Mountain Tracking (RMT) have been designated as a Certified Space Technology (TM) by the Space Foundation, making them the only GPS technologies to be so recognized. The Space Foundation's Space Certification program recognizes products originally developed for space that have been adapted to...
11/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2010) -- A corporate donation is the first step in establishing a new lab at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs. The donation, referred to as the "Honeywell Mars Robotic Experience," provides robots for a future simulated Martian terrain mission laboratory incorporating student-designed-and-built robots."The idea behind this lab is to...

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