News Briefs

11/21/2011
Holiday travelers on American Airlines can learn more about the benefits of space technologies for those of us on Earth - and in the air. Space Foundation Director - Space Awareness Kevin Cook is featured in an interview on the airline's Executive Report onboard broadcast.In the interview, Cook talks about two Space Foundation programs: Space CertificationTM and the Space Technology Hall of...
11/01/2011
For the next two months, American Airlines passengers will get the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of space technologies for those of us on Earth - and in the air. Space Foundation Director - Space Awareness Kevin Cook is featured in an interview on the airline's Executive Report onboard broadcast.In the interview, Cook talks about two Space Foundation programs: Space CertificationTM...
10/10/2011
The fundamental research and development that makes it possible for us to explore the universe also makes our lives safer, more eco-friendly, more comfortable and more productive.The list of technologies originally developed for space that affect our everyday lives is mindboggling: GPS, cordless tools, medical and chiropractic diagnostic equipment, ceramic hair straighteners, oil spill clean-up...
09/29/2011
Most people don't have a clue about how much of their daily lives are improved by space innovations, things that were originally developed to complete space missions, safely launch rockets, keep astronauts healthy, make routine tasks possible in microgravity, conduct complex experiments, now used to make us safer, healthier, more comfortable and more efficient.Before you ask if it really matters...
08/09/2011
Space Certification Corporate Patron Partner and 2010 Space Technology Hall of Fame® Inductee Eagle Eyes Optics® is one of the sponsors of Prevent Blindness America's Most Beautiful Eyes Contest, which gives children across the United States the chance to become the face of the Star Pupils program in 2012 and win a $25,000 scholarship.Parents of children up to age to 17 can enter by...
08/01/2011
With Florida and Texas soaking in the disastrous BP oil spill, Space Certification Program partner and 2008 Space Technology Hall of Fame® Inductee UniRemInc offered to demonstrate how its unique Petroleum Remediation Product (PRP) could help clean up the despoiling oil. There were no takers.Now Montana is suffering with the Yellowstone River Exxon oil...
10/06/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 6, 2010) -- Randy Kimble, Ph.D., who was inducted into the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 1997, is among three employees of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center who have been honored with the 2010 Robert H. Goddard Award for Science.About Kimble Kimble, who now works on the James Webb Telescope as Integration and Test Project Scientist, was...
08/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 13, 2010) -- Time is running out to submit a nomination for induction into the prestigious Space Foundation Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2011. The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. The deadline is Tuesday, August 31, and anyone can submit a...
07/20/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 20, 2010) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2011.The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. Nomination information, including online and downloadable nomination forms, is...
07/30/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 30, 2007) -- Space Foundation Director of Space Technology Awareness Kevin C. Cook recently attended and spoke at the NASA Innovative Partnership Program Quarterly Review in Cleveland, Ohio. This conference focused on the expanded development, application, and dissemination of life improving technologies spawned by our continued exploration of the cosmos....

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