Press Releases

02/02/2015
Washington, D.C., (Feb. 2, 2015) - The Space Foundation today said it supports President Obama's FY2016 budget request for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). That request, released today, calls for a FY2016 top line budget of $18.5 billion for the nation's space agency -- a $519 million increase over what Congress approved for the current fiscal year."The President's...
02/02/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2015) – The Space Foundation’s annual Space Symposium is the single most important global space conference for connecting government, military and industry decision makers.The 31st Space Symposium will be held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 13-16. The 2015 agenda includes two classified tracks -- Cyber 1.5 on Monday, and Wednesday’s Space...
01/14/2015
COCOA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2015) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation today elected former Florida Congressman Tom Feeney, president and CEO of Associated Industries of Florida, to a three-year term as a member of the board. Feeney joins the Space Foundation board as another Floridian, former Congressman David Weldon, M.D., retires after two terms of service.Feeney represented...
12/05/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2014) - The Space Foundation today congratulated NASA, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance and the entire industry-government team involved with the successful first experimental test flight of the Orion spacecraft. The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) was launched this morning aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center, and after a two-...
10/07/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 7, 2014) - Now is the best time to register for the 31st Space Symposium to take advantage of the lowest rate that will be offered for the premier space conference of 2015.The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and the Space Foundation is offering a Super Savings rate now on standard industry...
09/16/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 16, 2014) - The Space Foundation today called NASA's selection of The Boeing Company and SpaceX to build commercial crew transportation systems for low Earth orbit "an important step forward in restoring human space flight capabilities to the United States.""By continuing to pursue a path of Orion and Space Launch System (SLS) for deep space missions and commercial...
05/19/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 19, 2014) – The global space economy grew to $314.17 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2013, reflecting growth of 4 percent from the 2012 total of $302.22 billion. Commercial activity -- space products and services and commercial infrastructure -- drove much of this increase. From 2008 through 2013, the total has grown by 27 percent.Commercial...
05/08/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 8, 2014) - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will participate in two events at this month’s 30th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. The Space Foundation’s Space Symposium is an international space conference to be held May 19-22 at The Broadmoor.At 11:40 a.m. on May 20, the Governor plans to sign a bill in the Symposium’s Boeing Exhibit Center at the Colorado...
04/22/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 22, 2014) - With senior government speakers continuing to confirm their participation at a record pace -- and continued commitment of government agencies to their exhibits -- the Space Symposium is shaping up to be one of the most significant in the 30 years of the event.With more than 9,000 expected participants this year, the 30th Space Symposium will be held May...
04/14/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 14, 2014) - A fact sheet issued by the Space Foundation details U.S. use of Russian-made rocket engines, addressing concerns of some policy makers and the public. This Space Foundation-created fact sheet provides such information as:which Russian rocket engines are in use within U.S. space launch programsthe heritage of the enginestechnical and performance...

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