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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2010) -- Friday is the last day to take advantage of the Super Early Bird Discount for the 26th National Space Symposium. More than 8,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event, the premier gathering of the global space community, being held April 12-15 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Industry/Educator/Nonprofit/Contractor registrants...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2010) -- Lenses that protect human eyes from solar radiation and digital fly-by-wire technology that significantly improves the fuel efficiency, reliability, and cost of modern aircraft have been selected for induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame®, which honors outstanding technologies developed for use in space that have been adapted to improve life...
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...



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