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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 16, 2004) -- The Coalition for Space Exploration agrees with the findings and recommendations of the President's Commission on Implementation of United States Space Exploration Policy, whose final report was released today, and congratulates the team led by Pete Aldridge on its efforts during these past 120 days. "We are extremely gratified that the Commission has...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 1, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today that it has opened a Florida office to better serve its mission and customers on the Space Coast. The office is located at 707 Mullet Drive, Suite 201, in Port Canaveral. The Space Foundation is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and also maintains a presence in Washington, D.C. "We're pleased to establish this...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 12, 2004) -- The Coalition for Space Exploration is offering an opportunity for citizens of the United States to tell their leaders they support the Vision for Space Exploration as NASA's mission for the future. An official online petition is available on's homepage at by clicking on the `Are you GO for Mars?` button. The nation's Vision for...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 11, 2004) -- The Space Foundation congratulates the new class of 11 astronaut candidates announced recently by NASA, including three new educator astronauts. The new astronaut candidates will be the first class focused from the beginning on carrying out the nation's Vision for Space Exploration. Additionally, the class is the first to recruit mission specialist-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(May. 10, 2004) -- For the 17th year, Colorado Springs will be excitement central for teachers from across the country as the Space Foundation hosts another series of summer graduate experiences replete with rockets, robots, telescopes and more. From Mars exploration and space biology to robotics, rocketry, and astronomy, teachers have the opportunity to step outside the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(May. 5, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today that nominations are now being accepted for `down to Earth` space technologies to be considered for induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. Technologies and innovators selected for induction into the Hall of Fame will be recognized during special events at the 21st National Space Symposium, scheduled April 4-7...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 9, 2004) -- The 20th National Space Symposium, held here March 29-April 1 at the Broadmoor Hotel, broke records and exceeded all expectations as the `best ever` gathering of the global space community. Already widely recognized as the premier gathering of the civil, commercial and national security space community anywhere in the world, the 20th Anniversary event...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 31, 2004) -- Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium and Space Foundation Board Member, reminded attendees today of the 20th National Space Symposium that the seven planets of antiquity will line up in this evening's sky, an extremely rare occurance that doesn't repeat until 2036. Back when everybody believed that Earth occupied...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 30, 2004) -- The Space Foundation has formed a relationship with West Street Productions to help fund the production of a documentary about the long journey of a tiny Torah scroll into space. The story received global attention on Jan. 21, 2003, when Israeli astronaut Col. Ilan Ramon held the scroll before the camera during a live feed from the Space Shuttle Columbia...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 29, 2004) -- The dialogue begun last year between senior leadership of U.S. Strategic Command, appropriate component and support commands, the aerospace contractor community, federal officials and other leaders continues at Strategic Space 2004, scheduled here from 5-7 October at the Qwest Center Omaha Convention Center and Arena. The national security conference is...


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