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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today the selection of LIFE magazine as the recipient of the 2004 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award. The award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to public awareness of - and support for - the exploration and development of space, will be presented to LIFE Editor Robert Sullivan on March 29 during the opening...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 2, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Gen Bernard Schriever, USAF (Retired), is the recipient of its highest award, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Schriever will be honored at a special luncheon during the 20th National Space Symposium next year. The National Space Symposium, hosted by the Space Foundation, is the premier...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Dec. 1, 2003) -- The board of directors of the Space Foundation has elected John B. Higginbotham chairman of the board for a two-year term effective Jan. 21, 2004. The Honorable Robert S. Walker was elected vice chairman of the board. William B. `Bill` Tutt, who completes a two-year term as chairman after serving 20 years on the board, was elected to the honorary position...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Nov. 24, 2003) -- Citing the need to protect our home planet from potentially devastating cosmic events, the Space Foundation has begun urging the U.S. government, other space faring nations and appropriate international organizations to begin making serious efforts to address the impact threat to Earth from Near Earth Objects (NEOs). (Near Earth Objects include asteroids...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 13, 2003) -- Senior government officials, leaders from throughout the military space community and industry executives will convene next February to discuss the critical issues affecting national security, commercial and civil space activities at the second annual Space at the Crossroads conference. Space at the Crossroads is a highly focused one-day conference...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2003) -- Acknowledging the growing importance of space programs and systems to civil, commercial and military capabilities on the air, land and sea, The Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC), organizers of Farnborough International 2004, has announced the creation of the first International Space Pavilion at this prestigious business event. SBAC and UKISC...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 30, 2003) -- Erik Lindbergh, grandson of Charles Lindbergh and trustee and vice president of the X PRIZE Foundation, will soon greet teachers and students from Colorado, New Mexico, Minnesota, Oregon and Alaska at the Colorado Centennial of Flight Celebration, scheduled Nov. 6-7, 2003, at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Lindbergh will discuss his own...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 27, 2003) -- TO: Reporters, Editors and Photographers WHAT: The Centennial of Flight Celebration conference for educators and students. The Space Foundation was recognized by the United States Centennial of Flight Commission as the host for Centennial of Flight, and has teamed up with the United States Air Force Academy and NASA to offer educators and students...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2003) -- Hundreds of teachers and thousands of students from across the country are expected to attend the Space Foundation's first educational conference of its kind, the 2003 Colorado Centennial of Flight Celebration, scheduled Nov. 6-7 at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). USAFA cadets will also participate and assist with breakout sessions. Fresh off...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Quilts of Denmark's newly introduced line of TempraKON(tm) bedding products has been officially recognized as a Certified Space Technology. "With its TempraKON(tm) line of products Quilts of Denmark has successfully combined the traditional with the space age," said Kevin C. Cook, Space Foundation Director of...


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