Press Releases

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...
03/22/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 22, 2010) -- Eleven students representing eleven different nations are spending two weeks in Colorado Springs working on one of the rarest college degrees you can get: an Executive Master of Business Administration focused on the space industry.Offered by the International Space University (ISU), based in Strasbourg, France, the new Executive MBA is a hybrid between...
09/17/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 17, 2009) -- Some of the solutions to many developing nations' social and economic woes might just come from the most unlikely place - outer space.The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation said in a white paper released this week that the ability of space-based technology to overcome infrastructure and access issues might help solve previously insurmountable...
03/27/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 27, 2009) -- China's Shenzhou 7 Manned Space Flight Team, which packed a number of "firsts" for the Chinese space program into a single mission, will receive the 2009 Space Achievement Award from the Space Foundation on March 30 during the opening ceremony of the 25th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.A delegation from China led by Dr. Zhou Jianping...
03/03/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 3, 2009) -- The exploration, development and use of space is an increasingly international activity. To date, nine countries operate spaceports, more than 50 countries own or have partial ownership in satellites - and citizens of 39 nations have traveled in space. Highlighting the growing international nature of space activities, the 25th National Space Symposium...
09/15/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 15, 2008) -- The Space Foundation has named William Van Rensalier Parker as Special Adviser for International Affairs.  Parker will advise Foundation leadership on international matters and work in developing new relationships and opportunities with global companies and organizations. His broad experience in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Washington, D.C., brings a...
02/11/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 12, 2008) -- The Space Foundation will honor the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) with the 2008 John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration.  This award honors the memory and enduring legacy of Apollo 13 astronaut and Colorado Congressman-elect Jack Swigert.  The first international recipient of the Swigert award, JAXA will be...
07/13/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 14, 2006) -- Instrumental in the creation of the first International Space Pavilion (ISP) at the Farnborough International Airshow in 2004, the Space Foundation is hosting an exhibit and facilitating presentation and networking opportunities at the 45th Farnborough International Airshow (FIA). The FIA takes place July 17-23, 2006, in Farnborough, England. The Space...
05/16/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 17, 2006) -- The Space Foundation announced today that it is exhibiting at the Berlin Air Show (ILA2006), May 16-21, at the Berlin-Schoenefeld Airport in Berlin, Germany. More than 200,000 visitors are expected at the Berlin Air Show, where 1,014 exhibitors from 42 countries showcase a broad range of products and services featuring current and future developments in...
04/13/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 14, 2006) -- International government officials, agency officials, and industry leaders will participate in a specialized, in-depth conference that focuses on important issues affecting the global aeronautics and aerospace communities. The Space Foundation and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) present the conference 24-25 April 2006 at the...

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