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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 6, 2009) -- Ricardo V. Soria, assistant principal of Choctawahatchee High School in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., has been named the 2009 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Given by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Space Foundation, the award will be presented March 30...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 5, 2009) -- Who will lead us into The Next Space Age? The Space Foundation is answering that question by increasing focus on "new generation space leaders" at the upcoming 25th National Space Symposium March 30 - April 2 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.A select group of up-and-coming space leaders will attend the conference to mingle with and learn...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 3, 2009) -- The exploration, development and use of space is an increasingly international activity. To date, nine countries operate spaceports, more than 50 countries own or have partial ownership in satellites - and citizens of 39 nations have traveled in space. Highlighting the growing international nature of space activities, the 25th National Space Symposium...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 2, 2009) -- One of the space industry's most celebrated entrepreneurs is Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and chief architect of a new way of thinking about the vehicles that carry payloads and people to and from space. Musk will be a Featured Speaker at the Space Foundation's 25th National Space Symposium March 30 - April 2 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 26, 2009) -- The Space Foundation has released the following statement regarding the President's FY2010 Budget Request for NASA:"The budget proposal for NASA represents a disappointingly small step in the right direction. It is far from what is needed if the U.S. is to stimulate the economy, create more high-tech jobs and hold on to its eroding leadership position in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2009) -- Just five days remain to take advantage of the special Early Bird Registration rate for the 25th National Space Symposium. The Symposium, scheduled to take place at The Broadmoor Hotel, March 30 - April 2, 2009, is the premier gathering of the global space community and draws leaders from all sectors of space to detail, discuss, and dream about the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 19, 2009) -- In recognition of the technical developments that led to one of the most startling and meaningful discoveries of the new millennium, NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander Team has been selected as the winner of the Space Foundation's 2009 John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration. The award, which honors the memory and enduring legacy of Apollo 13...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2009) -- Technology is serious business - but understanding it doesn't have to be. In this spirit, the Space Foundation has chosen Bill Nye the Science Guy® to entertain and inform the audience at the Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner April 2 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Since 1988, the Space Technology Hall of Fame, in cooperation with...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2009) -- Top Space executives from the across the industry will gather for the featured panel Today's Top Space Companies Look at the Next Space Age during the 25th National Space Symposium. These leaders will discuss the challenges and opportunities coming in The Next Space Age of the $251 billion space industry.This featured panel is part of a dynamite program...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2009) -- The Space Foundation has sold out all available exhibit space in the Boeing Exhibit Centers for the 25th National Space Symposium, March 30 - April 2 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.It is the largest field of exhibitors in the history of the National Space Symposium and the earliest the twin exhibit halls have sold out. Representing more...



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