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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- Outlast® technology, originally designed for use in space, is now also helping to enhance the comfort of law enforcement officers and golfers.  Outlast® technology is now exclusively available in select NIJ .06-certified ballistic systems sold by Point Blank Body Armor and Protective Apparel Corporation of America. With its thermo-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- A Space Foundation Certified Space Technology™  is helping save lives among the poorest - and youngest - residents of Chiapas, Mexico.The southernmost state of Mexico, Chiapas is located toward the southeast of the country, bordering Guatemala to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the south. Chiapas has an area of about 28,653 sq mi. and in the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 13, 2010) -- The U.S.-based Space Foundation and the UK-based Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) are co-sponsoring a lecture on July 22 at RUSI's Whitehall headquarters in London offering " Perspectives on the Military Use of Space." The event is being held during the July 19-25 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in nearby...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 7, 2010) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2011. The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.Nomination information, including online and downloadable nomination forms, is...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2010) -- Space Foundation Space Certification partner Universal Remediation, Inc. (UniRem), of Pittsburgh, Pa., is playing a critical role in cleaning up oil in the Gulf of Mexico with its oil remediation products, BIO-BOOM® and Petroleum Remediation Product (PRP®).BIO-BOOM® is a fabric sleeve three inches in diameter by up to 10 feet in length filled with...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 28, 2010) -- The Space Foundation today welcomed the release of the new U.S. National Space Policy as "an important milestone in furthering national and international discussions about the future direction of the United States in space.""Although there are some inconsistencies and areas of concern, largely the new U.S. National Space Policy provides a positive...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 2, 2010) -- The Space Foundation, one of the nation's top providers of space-related educational programs, will deliver a week of Space Across the Curriculum programming for teachers and students in the suburban Chicago Lyons Township Consortium, June 14-18.The Consortium includes: Hinsdale Community Consolidated School District 181, LaGrange Highlands School...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 2, 2010) -- Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot H. Pulham will discuss the state of the global space economy at a press briefing next week at the International Aerospace Exhibition( ILA) 2010 Berlin-Brandenburg in Berlin, Germany:Date: 10 June 2010 (ILA SPACE DAY) Time: 1600 - 1700 hrs. (4:00 - 5:00 p.m.) Berlin Time Location: Press Conference Room B,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 26, 2010) -- Educators who want to improve their classroom skills, better motivate their students and - potentially - earn a master's degree can sign up for Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development classes.These week-long, intensive, graduate-level courses provide PreK-12 educators with space-related STEM education knowledge and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 14, 2010) -- More than 900 local students and over 80 teachers from 11 states and Puerto Rico are moving through The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., this week, participating in the education component of the Space Foundation’s 26th National Space Symposium. The education programs encompass educator professional development, student participation, and...



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