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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2004) -- The Space Foundation - founded 21 years ago in part to honor the memory and accomplishments of Apollo 13 astronaut John L. `Jack` Swigert, Jr. - today announced that the first Jack Swigert Award for Space Exploration will be presented to the NASA Mars Exploration Team. The award for the Red Planet exploits of NASA's Spirit and Opportunity rovers will be...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 25, 2004) -- The Space Foundation today announced the selection of four `down to earth` technologies for induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. Three were spawned by NASA efforts, and the fourth by the work of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. The 2004 Hall of Fame winners range from a medical technology that enables thousands of people to see better...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Feb. 25, 2004) -- An exciting new initiative is underway at the Space Foundation, which today announced its first flight of Teacher Liaisons. This select group of educators will receive special training and professional development experiences as part of their commitment in representing the Space Foundation in schools across the country. They will be an active link between...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 20, 2004) -- The board of directors of the Space Foundation has unanimously elected Marc Holtzman, president of the University of Denver, and Lon Levin, vice president, Mobile Satellite Ventures and co-founder and senior vice president, XM Satellite Radio, to the board of directors. Holtzman and Levin were each elected to serve a three-year term. "Marc and Lon both...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 12, 2004) -- The Space Foundation's Education Achievement Award will be presented on Monday, March 29, 2004, to Space Center Houston (SCH) during the opening ceremony of the 20th National Space Symposium. Richard Allen, the Center's President and Chief Executive Officer, will accept the award.The Space Foundation's Education Achievement Award is presented to Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2004) -- Four leading space organizations - the National Space Society (NSS), Satellite Industry Association (SIA), Space Foundation, and Washington Space Business Roundtable (WSBR) - today announced the creation of the National Space and Satellite Alliance (NSSA).NSSA members will coordinate their Washington operations, programs, and activities to provide more...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 26, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Gen Richard Myers, USAF, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be the closing featured speaker at Space at the Crossroads on Feb. 18, 2004, at the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation and Naval Heritage Center in Washington. Space at the Crossroads is a highly focused one-day conference presented by the Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 22, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today the winner of its 2004 Space Achievement Award: the Arianespace-CNES Ariane 4 launch team. The award will be presented during the Opening Ceremony of the 20th National Space Symposium on March 29, 2004. Mr. Jean-Marie Luton, Arianespace Chairman; Mr. Jean-Yves Le Gall, Arianespace Chief Executive Officer; and Dr....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2004) -- MEDIA ADVISORY WHO? Reporters, Editors and Photojournalists WHEN? Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at 6:00 p.m. WHERE? Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, WHAT? Dr. Neil De Grasse Tyson delivers talk on allures and challenges of Space The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 14, 2004) -- MEDIA ADVISORY - UPDATE WHEN? TODAY - Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at approximately 3:00 p.m. EST WHERE? NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C. WHAT? Space Foundation comments on new Bush space policy - Space Foundation Chairman (elect) now available for comment. Today, President Bush will unveil the new national space policy, emphasizing NASA's role in a "...


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