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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2008) -- The Space Foundation has selected Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts as the recipient of the 2008 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award.  This award recognizes outstanding contributions toward increasing public awareness of and support for the exploration and development of space. Delaware North will receive the award during the opening...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2008) -- Four former NASA administrators will take the stage in a landmark gathering at the 24th National Space Symposium. "The NASA Administrators' Forum" features The Honorable James M. Beggs, The Honorable Robert Frosch, Ph.D., The Honorable Sean O'Keefe, and Vice Adm. Richard H. Truly, USN (Retired). The dialogue will be moderated by noted space consultant...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 16, 2008) -- The Space Foundation Board of Directors has selected The Honorable Hans Mark, Ph.D., for the Foundation’s highest honor - the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. The award will be presented at a special luncheon event on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 during the 24th National Space Symposium. The National Space Symposium, the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 13, 2008) -- Only days remain 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 January 18, 2008, will receive the Early Bird registration rate, a $300 savings off standard industry registration. The 24th National Space Symposium will take...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 11, 2008) -- Senior Air Force, industry, and NASA leadership have confirmed their participation at the 24th National Space Symposium.  The premier annual gathering of the global space community, the symposium brings together all sectors of space – civil, commercial, and national security - to highlight the accomplishments and address the opportunities and issues...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 7, 2008) -- The board of directors of the Space Foundation has unanimously elected Gen. Thomas S. Moorman, Jr., USAF (Retired), vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, to a two-year term as chairman of the board. Moorman succeeds The Honorable Robert S. Walker, chairman of Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates, who completes his term as Space Foundation...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2007) -- The Space Foundation’s Space Certification program has traveled to the North Pole with the NORAD Santa tracker. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) uses four high-tech systems to track Santa on Christmas Eve: radar, satellites, Santa Cams, and jet fighter aircraft.  The NORAD Santa Tracker is now recognized as a Certified Space...



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