Press Releases

01/25/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 25, 2013) - The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium is noted for its spectacular opening ceremony and high energy musical performances. The 2013 opening ceremony, sponsored by Northrop Grumman, will live up to that reputation with a performance by the Grammy nominated band Smash Mouth.The opening ceremony on April 8 kicks off the 29th National Space Symposium...
01/18/2013
PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2013) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation held its annual meeting today, officially welcoming two new board members and recognizing one board member retirement.The board of directors elected two new members to three-year terms:Wanda M. Austin, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, The Aerospace Corporation Ronald M. Sega, Ph.D., vice president...
01/04/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 4, 2013) - The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate with $500 in savings for industry attendees who register by Jan. 11 for the 29th National Space Symposium.Recognized as the premier gathering of the global space community, the Space Symposium is slated for April 8-11 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., with presentations and panels...
12/28/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS (Colo.) Dec. 28, 2012 -- As a New Year's gift - and to offer protection as the AdAmAn Club once again ascends Pikes Peak for New Year's Eve fireworks - the Space Foundation has given both the AdAmAn Club and El Paso Search and Rescue a dozen Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) Emergency Bivvy protection shelters. The ultralight, ultra-warm SOL Emergency Bivvies, which are made of heat-...
12/04/2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 4, 2012) - In a report released today, the Space Foundation made a number of recommendations for strengthening the focus, oversight and funding of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and strengthening the U.S. civil space program.Among the major changes recommended in PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space, which was unveiled today in...
11/05/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  (Nov. 5, 2012) - Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command, will be a featured speaker at the Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium, which is slated for April 8-11, 2013, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. He joins a stellar roster of international speakers, including:Wanda M. Austin, Ph.D., president, The...
10/05/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 5, 2012) - Today the Space Foundation celebrates the grand opening of the Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere® (SOS), the first major step in the development of the new Space Foundation Visitors Center at its world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo.A private opening event was held this morning; the public opening of the Visitors...
08/30/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 30, 2012) - The Space Foundation is supporting the future of space with programs at the 13th annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference in Maui, Hawai'i. Involvement includes presentation of a space technology panel on the main agenda, education programs for teachers and students, a reception for young space professionals and...
08/29/2012
Colorado Springs, Colo. (Aug. 29, 2012) -- Individual tickets are still available for The Space Foundation Presents a 30th Anniversary Salute to Air Force Space Command, which will celebrate the history and contributions of the Air Force Space Command and its 30-year heritage in the Pikes Peak community. Tables sold out in early August for the Sept. 14 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs,...
07/12/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 12, 2012) -- Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will participate in a Colorado Space Coalition media Q&A on July 13 at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Building at 1445 Market Street, Denver, Colo. The session follows remarks by Aerospace Industries Association Vice President of Space Systems Frank Slazer, who will update aerospace leaders...

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