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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2009) -- The Strategic Space Symposium starts today and runs through Nov. 4 at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb., with more than 1,800 attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors. Presented through a Space Foundation/United States Strategic Command partnership, the Strategic Space Symposium will encourage collaboration, conversation, and creative...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 21, 2009) -- The Space Foundation today strongly recommended that the United States keep the International Space Station (ISS) functioning until at least 2020 and beyond, if possible.The recommendation is the key message of a Space Foundation white paper, The International Space Station: Decision 2015, that argues for continued U.S. involvement to further scientific...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2009) -- Nebraska K-12 teachers have an extraordinary opportunity to learn about space-related educational programs and resources available from the Space Foundation, Lockheed Martin, and the NASA Nebraska Space Grant at a seminar for educators being held in conjunction with the Strategic Space Symposium at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb., next month.The...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 9, 2009) -- When discussing space policy and how it supports combatant operations, a critical voice is that of the troops receiving the support. Strategic Space Symposium attendees will hear from on-the-ground warfighters in the Nov. 4 Enlisted/Officer Space Operator Perspective panel, which will provide insight into what is happening in the theater, what is needed...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 7, 2009) -- Space capabilities are critical to the success of combat troops - and the need for advanced capabilities continues to grow.This is one of the topics that will receive special attention at the Strategic Space Symposium, which will be held Nov. 2-4, at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb. The Joint Operations: Space as a Force Multiplier panel, moderated...



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