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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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 19, 2009) -- Tom Henricks, president of AVIATION WEEK and former space shuttle astronaut, will be the keynote speaker at Space Business Forum: New York, June 4 at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City.Also joining the roster of impressive financial and space industry speakers will be: Andrew Africk, senior partner, Apollo Advisors; Ken Davidian, EFP Program Lead...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 13, 2009) -- The Space Foundation announced today two winners of the 2009 Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship: Jessica Kamalu, high school mathematics teacher at Ke Kula Kaiapuni ‘o Anuenue, Honolulu; and Rod Floro, sixth grade physical science teacher at Kamehameha Schools Middle School, Hawai’i Campus, Keaau.“For the first time since the inception of the Lucy Enos...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 8, 2009) -- The Space Foundation has released the following statement from Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham regarding the FY2010 NASA Budget Request:"The NASA budget proposal is disappointingly business-as-usual. Despite what appears to be an increase to the top line, the NASA budget continues a more-than-two-decade decline in real, inflation-...



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