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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 21, 2009) -- The Space Foundation's 2010 Space Technology Hall of Fame® inductees will be selected by an impressive panel of judges that comprise a senior NASA advisor, U.S. and European space policy experts, executives of major aerospace companies, the superintendent of one of Colorado's largest school districts, a famed aerospace journalist, and a senior member of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 17, 2009) -- Some of the solutions to many developing nations' social and economic woes might just come from the most unlikely place - outer space.The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation said in a white paper released this week that the ability of space-based technology to overcome infrastructure and access issues might help solve previously insurmountable...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 8, 2009) -- The upcoming Strategic Space Symposium will include a luncheon featuring two high-ranking military leaders who will look at how space serves the needs of today's warfighters.Lt. Gen. Larry James, USAF, commander, Joint Functional Component Command - Space for the United States Strategic Command, and Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell, USA, commander, Joint...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 2, 2009) -- Perhaps one of the biggest challenges to a truly global space program is determining how much information can and should be shared among the parties involved. A key track session at the Strategic Space Symposium will examine the balancing acts regularly performed between national security and public awareness, between military and commercial entities,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 26, 2009) -- The first wave of industry speakers has been confirmed for the Strategic Space Symposium, jointly sponsored by USSTRATCOM and the Space Foundation Nov. 2 - 4 at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb.Industry Perspective Panel High-level industry leaders will participate in the Industry Perspective panel on Nov. 4, which will discuss the issues,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 24, 2009) -- The Space Foundation is solidifying its position as one of the nation's premier space-focused education providers with the establishment of the new Space Foundation Discovery Institute on the campus of Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.The Space Foundation Discovery Institute will provide space- and aerospace-themed professional...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2009) -- Strategic Space Symposium participants will see the latest in space technology at the AMERICOM Exhibit Center, which will also serve as the networking hub during the Nov. 2 - 4 event at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb.The majority of the exhibit space has already been reserved by companies wishing to demonstrate their expertise in space-based...
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...
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"...
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...



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