News Briefs

09/22/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 22, 2010) -- October 8 is the deadline to submit papers for the International Space University (ISU) 15th Annual International Symposium, which will be held Feb. 15-17, 2011, in Strasbourg, France. The topic is the extension of the International Space Station (ISS). ISU will notify authors of selected papers by Nov. 3, 2010.The symposium is an...
09/16/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 16, 2010) -- The 11th annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) conference concludes in Maui, Hawai'i, on Friday with a keynote speech by Space Foundation CEO Elliot Holokauahi Pulham.Pulham will help kick off the final day of the conference with a talk on the state of global space, where he will discuss the increasing globalization of...
09/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 14, 2010) -- The Space Foundation will be front and center this week at the 11th annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) conference in Maui, Hawai'i. Involvement includes a reception for young space professionals, education programs for teachers and students and a keynote presentation by Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer...
08/27/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2010) -- The International Space University (ISU) has issued a call for papers for its 15th Annual International Symposium, which will be held Feb. 15-17, 2011, in Strasbourg, France. The topic is the extension of the International Space Station (ISS). The deadline for submitting an approximately 300-word abstract is Oct. 8, 2010. ISU will notify...
07/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 14, 2010) -- Thanks to a multi-million dollar donation from Analytical Graphics, Inc., (AGI), teachers in this week's Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum class were among the first to use the new AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs, Colo.AGI, headquartered in Exton, Pa., donated software,...
06/03/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 4, 2010) -- The Space Foundation congratulates SpaceX on today's successful test launch of the Falcon 9 rocket."This is an amazing accomplishment that signals a new era in space transportation," said Space Foundation Chief Executive Office Elliot Pulham. "We have long predicted that commercial space flight would take off; it is certainly exciting to watch SpaceX as...
04/21/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 21, 2010) -- The 26th National Space Symposium, held last week at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., broke all attendance records - and, according to the buzz from attendees, was a success on all levels.The SES WORLD SKIES, USG Exhibit Center, which filled two massive halls, sold out months in advance. Both of the new events - Cyber 1.0 and the New...
03/31/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 31, 2010) -- Twelve educators, through a grant from Boeing, are introducing Robotics to their classrooms as a way to help students use and understand technology as well as develop teamwork, cooperation, and problem-solving skills. The program is structured to provide classroom opportunities, develop lesson plans that can be used by a much broader audience, and...
01/30/2010
A Space Foundation Certified Space Technology™  is helping save lives among the poorest - and youngest - residents of Chiapas, Mexico.The southernmost state of Mexico, Chiapas is located toward the southeast of the country, bordering Guatemala to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the south. Chiapas has an area of about 28,653 sq mi. and in the 2005 Mexican census the population was 4,...
12/01/2009
Space Foundation Partner Cited for GPS-Powered Search and Rescue ApplicationSpace Foundation partner GMV has won the prestigious Galileo Masters 2009/European Satellite Navigation Competition prize for its osmógrafo® application, a revolutionary system for helping K9 search-and-rescue teams in post-disaster situations.GMV is a patron-level sponsor of the Space...

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