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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 4, 2005) -- The Space Foundation applauds NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and the entire Deep Impact team on its success today. In the early hours of July 4 Eastern Daylight Time, the Deep Impact spacecraft successfully collided with the comet Tempel 1. "It's another big 'hit' for NASA," said Elliot G. Pulham, Space Foundation president and chief executive...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 24, 2005) -- Nominations are due July 1 for the 2006 Space Technology Hall of Fame. Individuals and organizations may nominate commercial products, services, and technologies originally developed for the space program and now transformed for use on Earth. An esteemed panel of judges reviews the submissions and recommends technologies, their innovators, and innovating...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 15, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Col James `Jay` DeFrank, Ph.D., USAF (Retired), will assume the position of executive director, Research & Analysis, effective July 18. DeFrank will lead the Space Foundation's new Research & Analysis enterprise, operating from the Foundation's Washington, D.C., offices. Culminating a more than two-year...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 14, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today the selection of Jasmine I. Amoguis as the 2005 winner of the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship for Teachers. As the 2005 scholarship recipient, Amoguis will receive a travel allowance, meal and lodging expenses, and full tuition to one of the Space Foundation's Summer Institute programs. Amoguis, who lives in Kailua-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Jun. 7, 2005) -- Space Foundation officials announced that registration is now available online for Florida Space 2005. Florida space professionals and those with interests in Florida will gather in November at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for the inaugural conference, which is expected to become the leading event serving the Florida space community and economy...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 13, 2005) -- U.S. Representative Dave Weldon (R-FL), vice chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Science, State, Justice and Commerce, will address leaders from the nation’s space and policy community May 18 at Space at the Crossroads, a one-day conference covering national security, civil and commercial space activities. Presented by the Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 5, 2005) -- The Space Foundation has received a number of excellent nominations for `down to Earth` technologies to be considered for induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. Organizations and individuals are encouraged to submit nominations on or before July 1, 2005, to allow for the rigorous due diligence process that leads to the selection of the 2006...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 25, 2005) -- NASA Administrator Michael Griffin will deliver remarks May 18 at Space at the Crossroads, a one-day conference for the D.C. space and policy community presented by the Space Foundation and Space News. The unique, one-day event provides a focused agenda of all things `space,` and takes place at the U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center on...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 1, 2005) -- With anticipated record attendance, an expanded exhibit center and top officials from government, academia and industry, the 21st National Space Symposium is set to begin April 4 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Space Foundation officials expect more than 6,500 total participants at the event, which runs through April 7. Widely regarded as the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 24, 2005) -- The Space Foundation and NASA today announced the selection of four `down to Earth` technologies for induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. The 2005 winners range from temperature regulating `phase change` fabrics to advanced water filtration technology that can provide safe drinking water to people around the world. The result of successful...



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