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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...
11/09/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 10, 2010) -- The increasing globalization and commercialization of space coupled with dramatic changes in U.S. space policy have created a dynamic and sometimes challenging environment for space businesses. The chief executive officers of four major space companies will address the environment, the issues and the future at the Space Foundation's 27th National Space...
11/03/2010
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...
11/01/2010
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...
10/28/2010
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...
10/27/2010
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...
10/20/2010
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....
10/20/2010
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,...

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