News Briefs

02/12/2013
Elliot Pulham, Space Foundation chief executive officer, was keynote speaker for Business Horizon Series: Free Enterprise and the Final Frontier, a program sponsored by the Space Foundation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and held Feb. 11 at the Anheuser-Busch Briefing Center in Washington, D.C.About 120 people attended the program, which examined the companies, investors...
02/05/2013
Colorado Springs Business Journal reporter Amy Gillentine spoke with Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham last month about PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space. The resulting article, published Jan. 31, quotes both supporters and detractors of the report.In the interview, Pulham talked about the process of socializing the report and the reaction from the space community:"For...
01/15/2013
It is with regret that the Space Foundation acknowledges the passing of former board member Rob Bednarek on Jan. 6 at the age of 55 after a long battle with cancer.Bednarek served on the Space Foundation board of directors for two terms, from 2005 to 2011."Rob was a pioneer and innovator in the commercial satellite industry, whose quick wit and personal warmth will be missed. His intelligence,...
01/03/2013
UPDATE: The FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes language that significantly modernizes space-related provisions within the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) law, was signed into law by the President on Jan. 3, paving the way for the United States to become more competitive in the global space arena."For years, we have watched the U.S....
12/23/2012
UPDATE: The Space Foundation applauds passage of the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes language that significantly modernizes space-related provisions within the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) law, paving the way for the United States to become more competitive in the global space arena."For years, we have watched the U.S. lose ground against global...
12/14/2012
The media continues to talk about the Space Foundation's report, PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space. Read these clips:Forbes.comAVIATION WEEKWatch posts here for additional coverage.Send your comments to [email protected] 
11/13/2012
The 29th National Space Symposium's top allure for attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers is as a venue for conducting meaningful business. One of the event's first networking opportunities will be provided thanks to Stellar Solutions, a Space Foundation Patron. Stellar Solutions is hosting the Symposium's Tuesday Morning Coffee on April 9, launching a full day of...
10/09/2012
The Space Foundation Visitors Center welcomed its first guests today when it officially opened to the public. Julie Batura and sons Riley, 7, Will, 2 and Alex, 7 months, of Colorado Springs, Colo., viewed the artifacts and the Science On a Sphere® in the Northrop Grumman Science Center as part of a morning homeschooling outing.The Visitors Center comprises the Northrop Grumman Science Center...
10/08/2012
Holders of the Colorado Springs Together Discount Card can get free admission to the brand new Space Foundation Visitors Center for a full year.The card provides discounts on food, lodging, entertainment, goods and services to families affected by this summer's Waldo Canyon fire. More details on the card are available here.Anyone using the card for the Space Foundation Visitors Center, which...
09/15/2012
A crowd of almost 600 celebrated Air Force Space Command's birthday Friday night at The Space Foundation Presents a 30th Anniversary Salute to Air Force Space Command at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.The event included a reception, dinner, awards presentations and remarks by former Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) Commander Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USAF, Ret., who was introduced by...

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