News Briefs

04/16/2012
The Cyber 1.2 event was punctuated with a luncheon for all attendees, sponsored by General Dynamics. Corporate Host John Jolly, vice president and general manager - Cyber Systems Division, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, opened the luncheon by stressing the need for enhanced situational awareness in cyber defense. He then introduced featured speaker, The...
04/16/2012
Cyber 1.2 featured speaker Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, USAF, commander, 24 Air Force, began her April 16 talk by recognizing high school students participating in the CyberPatriot competition and welcoming international participants in the audience.She outlined the Air Force Space Command vision: global access, persistence and awareness for the 21st century. Vautrinot said there...
03/02/2012
The Space Foundation co-hosted a dinner on Feb. 29, 2012, for  International Space University (ISU) Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) program students from across the globe who were in Boulder, Colo., for a two-week education module focused on project management with an emphasis on space. Earlier in the day they participated in a tour of Lockheed Martin facilities in...
02/02/2012
The Space Foundation and Australian Ambassador Kim Beazley hosted a reception at the Australian Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 1 for 200 space leaders from government and industry who joined together in honor of the long space endeavor partnership between the United States and Australia. Representing the Space Foundation board of directors were Chairman Martin C. Faga, Treasurer Anita...
11/04/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2011) -- Colorado Springs' sister city, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico, sent a delegation of city officials to visit Colorado Springs this week. Part of the tour included visiting the Space Foundation Discovery Institute and Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy, which share a campus on the east side of town.The Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy is a public middle school with...
06/08/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 8, 2011) -- The Space Foundation participated in the 54th Session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) held June 1-10 at the UN's Vienna, Austria, International Center.In its role as a non-governmental organization, the Space Foundation serves as a private sector advisor to the United States delegation.The session marked the...
04/13/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 13, 2011) -- In her role as moderator, NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, kicked off the Global Leaders: National Programs -- International Collaboration panel at the 27th National Space Symposium by outlining NASA's current status and approach to international cooperation. Citing the NASA vision "to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we...
02/17/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 17, 2011) -- Research analyst Mariel John is representing the Space Foundation at the International Space University (ISU) three-day symposium "The International Space Station: Maximizing the Return from Extended Operations." The three-day event being held at the ISU central campus in Strasbourg, France, ends today.John's presentation today is entitled "Political...
02/02/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2011) -- Space policymakers and industry executives celebrated United States-Japan space cooperation at a reception Jan. 31 at the Washington, D.C., residence of the Ambassador of Japan to the United States, Ichiro Fujisaki. Sponsored by the Space Foundation, the Ambassador and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the event recognized the long and rich...
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...

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