Press Releases

04/05/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 5, 2012) -- Published by the Space Foundation, The Space Report 2012: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity is the definitive annual overview of the global space industry and serves as a valuable resource for government and business leaders, educators, financial analysts, students and space-related businesses.The book details how the global...
04/07/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 7, 2011) -- GPS and satellite television revenues continue to fuel overall growth in the space sector, helping the industry overcome a challenging economy. The overall global space economy rose to $276.52 billion in government budgets and commercial revenue in 2010, 7.7 percent above the 2009 figures reported by the Space Foundation.* In addition, the space...
11/03/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 3, 2010) -- Today the Space Foundation issued a comprehensive run-down of election results showing all the members of Congress who have a space-related constituency and/or sit on a committee that has some jurisdiction on space policy. Prepared by the Research and Analysis branch of the Space Foundation based in Washington, D.C., this is a follow-up to a pre-election...
10/04/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 4, 2010) -- Data gathered by remote sensing satellites can save lives when used to develop models that predict areas at risk for disease outbreaks. That's the message of the latest white paper from the Space Foundation, Solutions from Space: Disease and Pandemic Early Warning, which details how space technology has the potential to predict outbreaks of preventable...
04/12/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 12, 2010) -- Over the past five years, the global space economy has grown almost 40 percent, reflecting increasing commercialization, significant globalization, and expansion of military and civil space programs. Plus, the industry showed remarkable resiliency over the tumultuous past 12 months, demonstrating continued expansion into 2010.These findings are among...
04/10/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 11, 2010) -- The Space Foundation has added a live link to President Barack Obama's scheduled April 15 address on space policy and a follow-on analysis and discussion to the agenda of the 26th National Space Symposium, which kicks off this Monday at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The President, along with other officials and space leaders, will...
02/16/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 16, 2010) -- If you want to make air traffic management more efficient, more reliable, and more environmentally sound, look up.That's the conclusion of the latest white paper from the Space Foundation, Solutions from Space: Faster, Safer, Greener Commercial Aviation, which details how space technology is dramatically improving air traffic management.According to the...
10/21/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 21, 2009) -- The Space Foundation today strongly recommended that the United States keep the International Space Station (ISS) functioning until at least 2020 and beyond, if possible.The recommendation is the key message of a Space Foundation white paper, The International Space Station: Decision 2015, that argues for continued U.S. involvement to further scientific...
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...
05/08/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 8, 2009) -- The Space Foundation has released the following statement from Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham regarding the FY2010 NASA Budget Request:"The NASA budget proposal is disappointingly business-as-usual. Despite what appears to be an increase to the top line, the NASA budget continues a more-than-two-decade decline in real, inflation-...

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