News Briefs

05/09/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 10, 2011) -- The Space Foundation has updated its report providing an overview and comparison of the NASA budget. The report is among many services the Space Foundation provides to the Washington, D.C., community and others who are interested in and/or involved in space policy. This includes white papers, training sessions, forums, testimony and The Space...
12/16/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2010) -- The Space Foundation has posted a document that highlights space-related provisions in the proposed Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 in the exact language from H.R. 6523, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. To read or download a copy, click here.
12/08/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 9, 2010) -- The Space Foundation has prepared a report that provides an overview and comparison of NASA budget proposals. The first section compares funding levels provided by each. The analysis then looks in detail at similarities and differences within Exploration and Space Operations. Each successive update of this document adds or changes...
11/30/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2010) -- On Wednesday the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee held its first NASA oversight hearing since President Barack Obama signed the NASA Authorization Act of 2010 into law. Senators told NASA and the Obama Administration they would take the necessary steps to ensure the agency follows through with implementing the law into policy...
10/15/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2010) -- Tracking how the upcoming elections could affect space policy is a daunting task. To help companies and individuals keep track of potential impact on committees and positions in Congress that oversee space policy, the Space Foundation has prepared a document that lists all the U.S. House and Senate members running for reelection who sit on committees...
09/16/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 16, 2010) -- The 11th annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) conference concludes in Maui, Hawai'i, on Friday with a keynote speech by Space Foundation CEO Elliot Holokauahi Pulham.Pulham will help kick off the final day of the conference with a talk on the state of global space, where he will discuss the increasing globalization of...
08/01/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- The Space Report 2010: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, the Space Foundation's definitive overview of the worldwide space industry, serves as a valuable resource for government and business leaders, educators, financial analysts, students, and space-related businesses. If you haven't got a copy, order one today from www....
06/28/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 29, 2010) -- The Space Foundation has released a report comparing the newly announced 2010 U.S. National Space Policy with the previous 2006 National Space Policy. Prepared by Space Foundation research analyst Mariel John, the report details what is different about the new policy and what areas are similar. Read the report here.The Space Foundation Research and...
11/20/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 20, 2009) -- Marty Hauser, Space Foundation vice president for Washington operations, Research and Analysis, represented the organization at a Congressional hearing this week, hosted by the House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics. Hauser (pictured) warned that the U.S. is rapidly losing a...
11/18/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 19, 2009) -- A Space Foundation white paper on the benefits of space technology in developing countries was well received on Capitol Hill this week. Titled Space Applications for International Development, the paper recommends that governments in developing nations consider investing in affordable ground technology to provide satellite communication access in rural...

Pages