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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 14, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Dr. Michael Griffin, administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, will speak at the opening luncheon of Florida Space 2005. Space professionals and those with interests in Florida will gather at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex November 15-17 for the conference. The opening luncheon, co-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 13, 2005) -- The Space Foundation will host Space in the Classroom (SITC) on Friday, Sept. 16 at the Peterson Air Force Base Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The one-day conference is free and open to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons, invited K-12 educators, and their classes. Col John L. Wilkinson, USAF, deputy director of Mission Support, Air Force Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 30, 2005) -- Participants attending Strategic Space 2005 can still save $145 off the industry registration rate if payment is received on or before 2 Sept. The conference is scheduled 4-6 October at the Qwest Center Omaha Convention Center and Arena and addresses both the space and space-enabled missions of United States Strategic Command. The Space Foundation and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Aug. 29, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Jeff Kashiwa will open the inaugural Florida Space 2005 on Tuesday, November 15 with an exclusive performance in the Rocket Garden at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Florida space professionals and those with interests in Florida will gather November 15-17 for the conference, which is expected to become...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 15, 2005) -- The Space Foundation today confirmed that Lt Gen James R. Clapper, Jr., USAF (Retired), Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Lt Gen Robert Kehler, USAF Deputy Commander, United States Strategic Command will speak at Strategic Space 2005. The conference takes place 4-6 October at Omaha’s Qwest Convention Center and Arena. Kehler will be...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2005) -- The Space Foundation today praised the successful launch of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station as an important step in the Vision for Space Exploration. The Space Foundation congratulates NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Lockheed Martin Space Systems, and the entire MRO team on an out of this world...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Aug. 9, 2005) -- The Space Foundation today offered congratulations to Space Shuttle Discovery's crew, NASA, and the entire shuttle team on a successful launch, mission, and landing. Commander Eileen Collins, Pilot James Kelly, and Mission Specialists Soichi Noguchi, Stephen Robinson, Andrew Thomas, Wendy Lawrence, and Charles Camarda returned safely to Earth early this...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 29, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today that it has approved RockSim, model rocket design and simulation software from Apogee Components, as a Certified Space Educational Product. This certification indicates to educators and parents that RockSim can be used to stimulate and encourage a student's interest in and knowledge about space. "RockSim is an...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 20, 2005) -- Demonstrating its commitment to education, teachers, and future generations, The Boeing Company has fully sponsored one of the Space Foundation's Summer Institute programs. Boeing supported 40 teachers who participated in `Space Technologies in the Classroom,` in which they learned about the use and applications of satellites and the function of the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 7, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today that the Microbial Check Valve(R)(MCV) technology from Water Security Corporation is officially recognized as a Certified Space Technology. This water purification technology was developed for NASA and has been used on all U.S. manned Space Shuttle missions. Water Security Corporation developed the MCV technology to...



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