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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 19, 2015) - The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium is the single most important global space conference for connecting government, military and industry decision makers. For 2016, the 32nd Space Symposium agenda includes sessions and presentations of special interest to the military, such as featured speakers Gen. John E. Hyten, Commander, Air Force Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS (Nov. 16, 2015) – The board of directors of the Space Foundation has elected new officers and directors, for terms to commence on January 1, 2016.  ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), was elected Chairman of the Board.  A former commander of United States Strategic Command, Ellis is the Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 12, 2015) – The first panel presentation of the Space Foundation’s four-day 32nd Space Symposium will be a discussion of the most pressing global space issues by the world’s top space agency leaders. This will be the largest plenary gathering of heads of space agencies at any space conference in 2016.Confirmed panelists to date include:Professor Roberto Battiston,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 9, 2015) - The Space Foundation is announcing a Call for Papers for Technical Track presentations to be delivered on April 11 and 12, 2016, as part of the 32nd Space Symposium. Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from government and industry leaders in space technology development, and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2015) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation has unanimously selected VADM Richard H. Truly, USN (Ret.), as the 2016 recipient of its highest honor - the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award."From his leadership of military space endeavors like the Manned Orbiting Lab (MOL) program, and Naval Space Command, to pilot and test pilot...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 26, 2015) – Clean out the closet and throw on your favorite galactic or sci-fi costume Oct. 30 and 31 for a celebration of all things space and science fiction at the Space Foundation Discovery Center for this month’s Star Days "Space and Sci-Fi Celebration."Located only five minutes from Garden of the Gods Park, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 19, 2015) - The Space Foundation welcomes Nanobeak and Nano Mobile Healthcare into its Space Certification Program. The mission of Nanobeak is to commercialize lifesaving, mobile breath sensor technologies that enable professionals to more efficiently screen for the earliest signs of various diseases or the presence of drugs, enabling improved health outcomes,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2015) – Now is the best time to register for the 32nd Space Symposium to take advantage of the lowest rate that will be offered for the premier space conference of 2016.A Super Savings discount on standard industry registration is now in effect for registration paid before Jan. 22, 2016. The discount does not apply to contractors who work for or with the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 13, 2015) – Space Foundation Senior Vice President - Strategic & International Affairs Steve Eisenhart has been named to the Colorado Advisory Committee of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC)."As head of the Space Foundation's International Affairs division and a graduate of West Point, Steve brings decades of experience to the U.S. Global...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 12, 2015) – Student artists from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the Space Foundation’s sixth annual International Student Art Contest. Children may draw, paint or create a digital image for the contest theme "What Space Means to Me..."The deadline to submit entries is noon universal time (12:00 UTC), Nov. 13, 2015, and artwork must be...



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