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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 26, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today that a stellar team from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) will accept the first Jack Swigert Award for Space Exploration at the 20th National Space Symposium's Opening Ceremonies, and another JPL team will be honored later in the week at the Space Technology Hall of Fame. The National Space Symposium takes...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Mar. 15, 2004) -- NASA officials, aerospace industry executives, military commanders and elected officials will soon gather to address the crucial space policy and program issues of the day at the 20th National Space Symposium, March 29-April 1 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Among the hottest topics at the event, hosted each year by the Space Foundation, will be the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 11, 2004) -- A twentieth anniversary is always something to celebrate, and the Space Foundation's 20th National Space Symposium -- to be held here March 29-April 1 at the world renowned Broadmoor Hotel -is `go for launch` with hoopla befitting the space industry's premier annual gathering. The National Space Symposium's Platinum Anniversary will open with musical...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Mar. 11, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today the first winners of the Ascent awards, a scholarship program that offers students an insider's view of the stimulating work that the space business affords. The program is designed to stimulate interest among college students in pursuing high technology careers in the aerospace industry - it offers students financial...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 10, 2004) -- College students can combine their education and talents with an interest in space and learn more about opportunities in the space industry at the second annual Space Career Fair for College Students. Scheduled Tuesday, March 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, the Space Career Fair is hosted by the Space Foundation, its...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Mar. 4, 2004) -- The space industry will be seeing stars at the upcoming 20th National Space Symposium, as the superstars of civil, commercial and national security space converge in Colorado Springs to address topics ranging from `The Moon, Mars and Beyond` to `50 Years of Space & Missiles - From the Past to the Future.` From the titans of the commercial space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 3, 2004) -- The Space Foundation today named veteran space journalist Jim Banke director of communications. Banke brings 20 years of award-winning space journalism experience and a vast knowledge of the space industry. He has covered scores of manned and unmanned launches from Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kourou, French Guiana, as well...


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