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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 1, 2009) -- The Space Foundation inducted three individuals and three organizations into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® last month for their roles in developing two technologies that originated with space exploration and have now had a positive impact on life on Earth. In addition, six individuals and three organizations received commendations from the Hall of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 29, 2009) -- The space economy, even in turbulent economic times, is growing - primarily because the industry is expanding to include a wide variety of consumer products and services. Private space travel is already an almost $40 million business with the potential to increase that amount more than 10-fold in the near future.Two experts on the space travel business,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 23, 2009) -- The Space Foundation’s education outreach is taking its student PreK-2nd grade astronaut program to two Colorado schools on April 27, giving boys and girls an opportunity to meet former NASA astronaut and Colorado Springs resident Jim Reilly and to experience space science in action. The astronaut program will be presented at Preschool Partners, 9565...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 9, 2009) -- The Space Foundation's 25th National Space Symposium, held last week, has broken records in attendance, international involvement, exhibitor participation, and educational involvement, underscoring the fact that the space industry is maintaining a relatively strong position, even in a difficult economy. The premier gathering of the global space community...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 2, 2009) -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley will entertain questions from the media immediately following his remarks* at the 25th National Space Symposium on April 2. The briefing will be held at 4:45 p.m. in the Media Center on the second floor of Broadmoor Hall at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. It is open to registered media who are...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 30, 2009) -- Despite the tumultuous world economy, 2008 was a year of extraordinary events and economic growth for the space industry, according to The Space Report 2009: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity. 2008 was marked by a number of space firsts and by growth in overall worldwide revenues.Released by the Space Foundation at the 25th National Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 27, 2009) -- China's Shenzhou 7 Manned Space Flight Team, which packed a number of "firsts" for the Chinese space program into a single mission, will receive the 2009 Space Achievement Award from the Space Foundation on March 30 during the opening ceremony of the 25th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.A delegation from China led by Dr. Zhou Jianping...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 25, 2009) -- The outlook for landing a well-paid professional position in space and aeronautics is stronger than many other career fields - good news for job seekers in this difficult economy. More than 20 companies and institutions will be available to prospective hires at the Space Career Fair, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on April 2, part of the Space Foundation's...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 23, 2009) -- Register Now! The premier annual gathering of the global space community, the 25th National Space Symposium, is set to begin next week. The symposium offers an outstanding program consisting of spectacular special events, prominent speakers, timely panels, and innovative education activities.Themed The Next Space Age, the four-day conference brings...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 17, 2009) -- The musical treasures of Colorado Springs will set the stage for the 25th National Space Symposium March 30 with a star-studded opening ceremony program, featuring live space-themed music performed by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra - southern Colorado’s premier professional symphony orchestra. The majestic opening ceremonies will include...



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