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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 16, 2009) -- The Space Foundation is now accepting applications for the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship. The Enos scholarship provides professional development opportunities for educators of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or who work with pre-K - 12 students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry. It covers tuition, fees, travel expenses, and lodging for the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 13, 2009) -- College students and transitioning military interested in exciting careers in the space industry can get tips from someone with real space experience at the Space Foundation's Space Career Fair on Thursday, April 2, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The first 300 job seekers to register and check-in will also attend a networking lunch...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 12, 2009) -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley will address the 25th National Space Symposium on its closing day, April 2, 2009. In keeping with the symposium's theme, The Next Space Age, he will discuss the current state and future outlook of the Air Force space program and its implications to the global space environment.The premier annual gathering of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 11, 2009) -- A more efficient truck cab design and an algae-based food supplement will be inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® April 2 at the 25th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.An aerodynamic fairing concept originally developed for spaceflight was modified by NASA Dryden Flight Research Center to reduce drag on large trucks to...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 9, 2009) -- The space business is rapidly evolving to become more complex, more diverse, and more Earth-integrated than ever before. Two panels will examine this phenomenon of The Next Space Age at the 25th National Space Symposium March 30 - April 2 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.The "Changing Applications and End-User Products for The Next Space...
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...



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