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08/19/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 19, 2009) -- Two speakers with major strategic responsibility for how the military uses space to support tactical operations have been added to the agenda for the Strategic Space Symposium Nov. 2 - 4, 2009, at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb.Vice Adm. Robert B. Murrett, USN, (pictured) director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, will give a Combat...
08/18/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 18, 2009) -- A new aerospace-themed middle school created through a partnership between the Space Foundation and Colorado Springs (Colo.) School District 11 (D-11) opened Aug. 18 with more than 500 students, 42 teachers, and onsite support from the Space Foundation. The Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy is named in honor of Colorado native and astronaut John L. "Jack"...
08/14/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 14, 2009) -- More high-level military and industry speakers, panelists, and breakout session leaders have been added to the Strategic Space Symposium 2-4 Nov., 2009, at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb.General Sessions:Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman will welcome attendees to Omaha.Lt. Gen. Francis H. Kearney, III, USA, deputy commander, United States Special...
08/10/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 10, 2009) -- An impressive slate of featured speakers has been confirmed for the Strategic Space Symposium, including: Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USAF, commander, U.S. Strategic Command; Vice Adm. Carl V. Mauney, USN, deputy commander, United States Strategic Command; Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell, USA, commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated...
07/19/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 20, 2009) -- The Strategic Space Symposium, set for 2-4 Nov., 2009, in Omaha, Neb., will offer space and defense professionals an unparalleled opportunity for education, interactive discussion, and exposure to the latest space operations technologies.Co-sponsored by the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and the Space Foundation, the event is expected to...
06/23/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 23, 2009) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2010. 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...
06/10/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 10, 2009) -- Colorado Springs School District 11 (D-11) has approved a proposal to create an aerospace-focused middle school in the former Emerson Middle School in partnership with the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation. The duration of the agreement is five years with options for automatic renewals for three successive five-year periods.The new school, which...
06/01/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 2, 2009) -- This week's Space Business Forum: New York, presented by the Space Foundation in association with Toffler Associates, features a diverse roster of space business experts talking about the $257 billion space economy and its outlook for the future.The June 4 event at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City will take onsite registrants starting at 8:00 a....
05/27/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 28, 2009) -- The Space Foundation has expanded its offerings of master’s degree programs through its partnership with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS).Four master’s degrees, tailored to educators who would like to pursue an advanced degree in a science-related field, are now being offered to elementary, middle, and high school teachers through...
05/19/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 20, 2009) -- Although the largest segment of the global space economy is the commercial sector, government acquisition programs play a determining role in the overall performance of the space economy.A panel comprising high-level representatives from four of the largest purchasers of space equipment and services will talk about their practices, challenges, and...

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