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Audio Conference Bridge Technology, Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System, and Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier are 2020 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2020) — The Space Foundation’s 36th Space Symposium will celebrate the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of three innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. The 2020 inductees are: Audio Conference Bridge Technology Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier The induction…

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NASA JPL InSight-Mars Cube One Teams to Receive 2020 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2020) – The Space Foundation announced today it will present the 2020 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration to the teams that jointly worked on the first mission to directly study the deep interior of Mars. On April 2, during the closing dinner of the 36th Space…

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Space Foundation Recognizes China and the International Space Station in Announcing the Two 2020 Space Achievement Award Recipients

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 10, 2020) – The Space Foundation will honor two outstanding achievements in space with this year’s Space Achievement Award. The award is presented each spring during the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium, held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Chang’e 4 The China National Space Administration is being recognized for achieving…

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Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum to Receive Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 6, 2020) – As the world celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in the summer of 2019, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum (NASM) revolutionized the way the public could remember, honor, and share that life-changing moment. Partnered with 59 Productions, the NASM team brought…

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Space Foundation Board Selects Gene Kranz to Receive the 2020 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 29, 2020) – Gene Kranz headed NASA’s Mission Control during some of the most dangerous and most-watched missions of the Apollo era, including the Apollo 11 lunar landing and the oxygen tank explosion of Apollo 13. On March 30, Kranz will be honored during the Opening Ceremony of the 36th Space…

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34th Space Symposium Photos

See photos from the 34th Space Symposium on the Space Foundation Flickr page, including photos of panels and speakers. Our thanks to photographers Tom Kimmell, Brad Armstrong and Chuck Bigger for their fantastic work capturing the highlights of the Space Symposium.

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10 Interesting Space Symposium Facts

34th Space Symposium Opening Ceremony Less Than 10 Weeks Out!   With the Space Foundation’s annual Space Symposium less than 10 weeks away, here are 10 interesting facts you may not know about this premier space conference. Now in its 34th year, the Space Symposium has come a very long way. The inaugural event saw…

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Submit Tech Track Abstracts by Nov. 10

Friday, Nov. 10, is the deadline to submit abstracts for papers to be presented at the 34th Space Symposium Tech Track, April 16, 2018, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. This premier global space conference annually attracts thousands of space professionals from dozens of countries. Presentations are welcome on technology developments with applications…

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See the 34th Space Symposium Website for Featured Speakers

The Space Foundation is the world’s premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. As such, for our 34th Space Symposium, we are bringing together leaders of the civil, commercial, and defense space sectors from more than 30 spacefaring nations to discuss and shape the future of space.…

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2018 Technical Track Call for Abstracts

The Space Foundation’s ever popular Technical Track is calling for candidates to submit abstracts for 2018’s event. Tech Track provides the opportunity for candidates from all backgrounds to present technical ideas surrounding space launch, spacecraft technologies, architectures, processes, strategies and updates. Presenters from all generational strata, from space industry manufacturers and operators, from commercial, civilian…

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