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10/19/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 19, 2009) -- In an article published Oct. 16 in AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY, reporters Frank Morring, Jr., and Bradley Perrett outline China's planned lunar program. Covering Chinese involvement in last week's International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the story also draws on Morring's experience as a member of last month's Space Foundation delegation...
10/13/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 13, 2009) -- AVIATION WEEK has published a detailed account of the historic Space Foundation delegation visit to China's manned spaceflight facilities and its meetings with leaders of China's human spaceflight program. An article by delegation member Frank Morring, Jr., published Oct. 9 in AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY gives a rare look at China's...
10/01/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2009) -- The October issue of the Space Foundation's e-newsletter, Space Watch, features Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham's account of his recent visit to China to tour the country's manned spaceflight facilities and meet with leaders of China's human spaceflight program. Pulham and his delegation of Space Foundation executives, journalists, and a former NASA...
08/12/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2009) -- The International Space University (ISU) has issued a call for papers for its upcoming symposium, The Public Face of Space, Feb. 16-18, 2010, in Strasbourg, France. The deadline for submitting a 300-word abstract is Oct. 2, 2009. For submission details, follow the link from ISU's home page at http://www.isunet.edu/. The Space Foundation is a supporting...
06/29/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 29, 2009) -- A dozen participants from 10 different countries, including the Space Foundation’s Vice President – Education Iain Probert, have completed the first stage of the International Space University’s new Executive MBA program, which merges the specificities of a traditional MBA with space applications. The 18-month program includes both distance learning and...
06/20/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 20, 2008) -- The Space Foundation recently participated in the 51st Session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS). Steve Eisenhart, Space Foundation senior vice president, strategic communications, served as a private sector advisor to the U.S. delegation at the session in Vienna, Austria, from June 11-20. The Space Foundation...
03/28/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 28, 2008) -- Noted space consultant and author, James Oberg, will be presenting “Cosmonauts and Cosmo-NOTs – the history of Soviet space photographic forgeries and the lessons for the future” in the Broadmoor Theater at the 24th National Space Symposium. This presentation is scheduled for 5:15pm Wednesday, April 9. The symposium brings together all sectors of space...
02/03/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2008) -- On Friday, February 1, the Space Foundation hosted a special reception honoring the visit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman G. Madhavan Nair.  The reception, co-sponsored by Space Florida, was held at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) visitor’s complex, in the Debus Center overlooking the historic rocket garden.  It capped a...
06/13/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 13, 2007) -- The Space Foundation is participating this week in the 50th Session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) in Vienna, Austria. Senior Vice President for Policy and Public Affairs Steve Eisenhart is a private sector advisor to the United States Delegation, a role the Foundation has served in since 2001.The...
10/14/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2003) -- The following is an official statement of Elliot G. Pulham, president & chief executive officer of the Space Foundation, on today's successful launch by China. The AP summary follows. "While today's accomplishment may seem modest, China can now claim something that American, Russian and other space programs cannot: a well-defined human space flight...

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