Press Releases

12/21/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 21, 2012) - The Space Foundation, an independent non-profit space advocacy organization, applauds yesterday's House of Representatives passage of the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes language that significantly modernizes space-related language provisions within the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) law, paving the way for the...
10/03/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2012) – Beginning on Oct. 9, the Space Foundation Visitors Center will be open to the public every Tuesday and Thursday and the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To celebrate the first public day, former NASA astronaut and Space Foundation Special Advisor - Human Spaceflight Dr. Leroy Chiao will be at the Visitors Center signing autographs...
08/25/2012
The Space Foundation mourns the death of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the Moon. Armstrong died on Aug. 25 at the age of 82 following complications from heart-bypass surgery he underwent earlier this month, his family said in a statement."Neil Armstrong was a humble, soft-spoken hero who never forgot that it was the will of the nation and the tireless work of...
02/13/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2012) -- The Space Foundation has chosen Junichiro Kawaguchi, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), who was program director, Lunar & Planetary Exploration Program Group for JAXA, to receive the 2012 Space Achievement Award.The Space Foundation bestows this honor annually in recognition of extraordinary accomplishments in space....
12/12/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2011) -- One of the most treasured keepsakes from the Space Foundation's annual National Space Symposium is the commemorative space art poster, co-sponsored in 2012 by International Space University (ISU).The poster will be distributed to Symposium attendees from the Space Foundation booth at the Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center. The poster art for the 28th...
01/20/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2011) -- COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2011) -- Contributing a perspective on the Japanese space program at the 27th National Space Symposium, will be featured speaker Hirofumi Katase, deputy secretary-general for the Cabinet Secretariat, Secretariat Headquarters for Space Policy, Government of Japan.The 27th National Space Symposium is the premier gathering...
07/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 13, 2010) -- The U.S.-based Space Foundation and the UK-based Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) are co-sponsoring a lecture on July 22 at RUSI's Whitehall headquarters in London offering " Perspectives on the Military Use of Space." The event is being held during the July 19-25 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in nearby...
06/01/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 2, 2010) -- Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot H. Pulham will discuss the state of the global space economy at a press briefing next week at the International Aerospace Exhibition( ILA) 2010 Berlin-Brandenburg in Berlin, Germany:Date: 10 June 2010 (ILA SPACE DAY) Time: 1600 - 1700 hrs. (4:00 - 5:00 p.m.) Berlin Time Location: Press Conference Room B,...
04/10/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 10, 2010) -- China has amazed the global space community with its rapid advancement as a space leader, becoming only the third nation with capability to independently put a human into space. Two representatives of China's human spaceflight program will be featured at the 26th National Space Symposium, which starts Monday at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs,...
03/23/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 24, 2010) -- As the space industry becomes more international and more diversified, it reaches into more segments of the economy and has more impact on the overall information infrastructure and financial climate. A high-level panel of space leaders and economic experts will address this natural outcome of an evolving business sector at the 26th National Space...

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