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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 21, 2008) -- By popular demand, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, one of the most highly sought-after public speakers in America, will return to deliver the capstone address of the 24th National Space Symposium during the 20th anniversary Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner.  The symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community, will take place...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 14, 2008) -- The Space Foundation will hold its sixth annual Space Career Fair on April 10, in conjunction with the 24th National Space Symposium. This event is open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as transitioning military personnel. The symposium, the premier annual gathering of the global space community, will take place April 7-10 at The Broadmoor...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 12, 2008) -- The Space Foundation will honor the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) with the 2008 John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration.  This award honors the memory and enduring legacy of Apollo 13 astronaut and Colorado Congressman-elect Jack Swigert.  The first international recipient of the Swigert award, JAXA will be...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2008) -- The Space Foundation announced several promotions within the organization.  Iain Probert was promoted to vice president, education.  Mindy Carroll was named director, sales and corporate member services; Andrea Glassett was named director, human resources; and Kendra Horn was named director, media relations.  As the face of the Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 7, 2008) -- The Honorable Wayne Allard, U.S. Senate and Ms. Anousheh Ansari, chief executive officer and co-founder, Prodea Systems, have confirmed their participation as featured speakers at the Space Foundation's 24th National Space Symposium.  Gen. C. Robert Kehler, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command will deliver remarks at a dinner honoring Space...



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