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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 29, 2010) -- Gen. Bruce A. Carlson, USAF (Retired), director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), is slated to be a featured speaker at the 26th National Space Symposium April 12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.He will discuss the challenges and opportunities he sees for the nation's primary operator of reconnaissance satellites and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 22, 2010) -- The Space Foundation Board of Directors has selected former Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle Astronaut Captain John Young, USN (Retired), for the Foundation's highest honor - the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. The award will be presented at a special luncheon event on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, during the 26th National Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2010) -- Several significant changes were made to the Space Foundation's Board of Directors at the organization's annual meeting today in Washington, D.C.:William F. Ballhaus, Jr., Ph.D., retired president and chief executive officer of The Aerospace Corporation, was elected to serve a two-year term as the chairman;Outgoing Chairman Gen. Thomas S. Moorman, USAF...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2010) -- The Space Foundation's Cyber 1.0 Conference, an important new event that addresses the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)'s newly acquired cyberspace mission, will be held April 12 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Conducted by the Space Foundation, Cyber 1.0 will feature presentations by senior AFSPC and industry leaders, interactive...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 14, 2010) -- Dennis R. Muilenburg, executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and chief executive officer of Boeing's Defense, Space & Security unit, will provide a commercial space industry perspective as a featured speaker at the Space Foundation's 26th National Space Symposium. He joins a slate of speakers that includes leaders from military...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 13, 2010) -- A generous donation from Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) has launched a new space education lab in Colorado Springs – the AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute.AGI, headquartered in Exton, Pa., donated software, licensing, and new computer equipment valued at more than $3 million to establish the education lab, which...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2010) -- Leonard Nimoy, who has inspired people around the world to explore the wonders of science, space, and technology through his television and motion picture portrayals of Star Trek's Mr. Spock, will be honored April 15 by the Space Foundation as the winner of the 2010 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award. The award will be presented on the final...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 9, 2009) -- The Space Foundation's 26th National Space Symposium, which runs April 12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., will feature NASA Administrator Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden, Jr., USMC (Retired).The head of the U.S. space program, who began his duties last July, will speak about the future of NASA as he steers his organization through perhaps...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2009) -- An onslaught of energetic and eclectic music will officially launch the Space Foundation's 26th National Space Symposium when the internationally acclaimed musical group Barrage takes the stage at the Opening Ceremony, sponsored by Northrop Grumman, the evening of April 12. The 26th National Space Symposium, which runs April12-15 at The Broadmoor...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2009) -- To the delight of generations of Star Trek fans, the Space Foundation has chosen Leonard Nimoy to inspire the audience at the 2010 Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner April 15.The dinner is the capstone event of the 26th National Space Symposium, which runs April12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.“Leonard Nimoy has inspired people...



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