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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 28, 2008) -- As we become more aware of Earth's changing climate, we realize the importance of monitoring and understanding the wide-reaching consequences. A featured panel at the 24th National Space Symposium, "Climate Change, Space, and Implications for National Security" will look at a range of climate change related issues. This panel will draw a diverse and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 26, 2008) -- The 24th National Space Symposium will see participation by several members of Congress, including Senator Wayne Allard, Congressman Mark Udall, and Congresswoman Heather Wilson.  Allard and Udall will both give featured speeches. Wilson will make remarks at a luncheon in honor of Congressional Members and Staff Delegations. All will be taking part...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 21, 2008) -- The space industry's premier annual gathering of the global space community, the National Space Symposium, annually brings together all sectors of space -- civil, commercial, and national security -- to discuss the most current and pressing issues facing the space industry. A special focus panel on Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) at the 24th...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 19, 2008) -- Today Kevin L. Simmons, of Jacksonville, Fla., was named the 2008 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. This award, given by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), NASA, and the Space Foundation, will be presented Monday, April 7 during the Opening Ceremony of the 24th National Space Symposium. The symposium, the premier annual...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 14, 2008) -- The Space Foundation has selected the 2008 Flight of Teacher Liaisons.  Educators from elementary school teachers to administrators as well as a teacher with NASA's Aerospace Education Services Program from across the United States, including American Samoa and Puerto Rico, were among the 69 individuals chosen for this honor.  This remarkable...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 13, 2008) -- The 24th National Space Symposium will feature a panel entitled “Mind the Gap: Shuttle Retirement and Other Challenges on the Road to the Moon and Mars.” The symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community, will take place April 7-10 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Mr. Lon Rains, vice president, editorial, trade...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 7, 2008) -- Only one week remains to save on registration for the 24th National Space Symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community.  Individuals who register and pay in full by March 14 will receive the Advanced Registration rate, a $225 savings off standard industry registration.  The 24th National Space Symposium will take place...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 6, 2008) -- The Space Foundation is now accepting applications for the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship. The Enos scholarship was established in 2005 to provide professional development opportunities for educators of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or who work with students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry. It covers tuition, fees, travel expenses, and lodging...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 5, 2008) -- The Space Foundation has named the United States Air Force as the recipient of the 2008 Space Achievement Award. Each year this award recognizes an individual or organization for significant contributions in advancing the exploration, development, or utilization of space. The Air Force will be recognized during the opening ceremony of the 24th National...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2008) -- Three remarkable technologies have been selected for induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® on its 20th anniversary, the Space Foundation announced today.  ArterioVision software, ResQPOD non-invasive medical device, and Petroleum Remediation Product (PRP) were selected by a prestigious panel of judges as the 2008 inductees.  The...



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