News Briefs

09/05/2014
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will be a featured speaker at The Strategic Choices for Space - President's Conference 2014, to be held Oct. 8-9 at the Royal Aeronautical Society Headquarters in London. Pulham is scheduled to speak on Oct. 8 on "Issues for the Space Sector."This international aerospace conference features papers and presentations by 200 middle and senior...
06/16/2014
Steve Eisenhart, Space Foundation Senior Vice President-Strategic and International Affairs, is participating in the 57th Meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Use of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) as a private sector advisor to the United States delegation. The meeting is being conducted at UN City Vienna, June 11-20, with reports from the Scientific and Technical Sub-committee and...
05/21/2014
The Space Foundation welcomes Ms. Armeen Binte Jafry and her parents to the Space Symposium. Armeen is a first-place winner in the 3-to-4 year old category of the Space Foundation's 2014 International Student Art ContestFour-year-old Armeen and her family traveled to Colorado Springs from Bangladesh for the May 21 art contest reception for the contest winners. The event is part of the Space...
03/01/2014
The Space Foundation congratulates Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and NASA on the successful launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Earth observation mission from pad 1 at the Tanegashima Space Center, Thursday, Feb. 27 (U.S. time), Tanegashima, Japan.Launched upon a Japanese H-IIA rocket carrying the NASA- JAXA Global GPM Core Observatory, GPM, will help advance our...
07/22/2013
Twenty honor students from Yeungjin College in Daegu, South Korea, toured the Space Foundation Discovery Center on Monday, July 22, as part of a week-long program called Global Leaders Exploration to the United States. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was instrumental in bringing them to Colorado Springs and to the Space Foundation for today's visit. They were accompanied by Sandra...
04/12/2013
The 29th National Space Symposium concluded Thursday night with the gala Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner® and the Reception in Celebration of the New Generation Space Leaders.The event proved a successful accomplishment in a challenging year with 9,000 total participants from more than 30 nations. Among the participants were:Approximately 160 exhibitors, including 33 that...
04/11/2013
The Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Pavilion was truly an international gathering at the 29th National Space Symposium. Almost 160 exhibitors in the two large halls represented 11 countries, including Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Luxembourg, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States,  in displaying the latest in space technology,...
04/11/2013
The Space Symposium's Coalition Contributions panel provided background on international contributions taking place in the public and private sectors.The panel was moderated by Gen. Lance W. Lord, USAF, Ret., and comprised:Brig. Gen. Christian Badia, head of division, strategic defence planning & concepts, German Federal Ministry of DefenceSamer Halawi, chief executive office, Thuraya ...
04/11/2013
A topic of interest at the Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium was the panel discussion Long Term Sustainability of Space - Practices for the Future.The panel covered talking points on affordability and policy reform in commercial and government space industry.The partnership between the government and private entities was said to be key for long term processes....
04/10/2013
Frank Slazer, vice president - space systems, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), had a timely onstage discussion of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) with  Brendan Curry, vice president - Washington operations, Space Foundation, at the Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium. Slazer said that now that there has been meaningful ITAR reform, the industry...

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