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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.
Space exploration and development have produced remarkable products that make life on Earth better, safer, more eco-friendly, healthier and more fun.  Click here to watch a fun animation on how that plays out in the universe.Healthcare, communications, travel and entertainment; all benefit directly from technology originally developed or improved for space exploration. Technologies...
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...
Space Certification Program partner Eagle Shield has formed a partnership with Hüper Optik® USA, inventor of environmentally friendly multi-layered nano-ceramic window films.Eagle Shield, Inc., is a leader in energy conservation and renewable energy solutions for home and business. Its Radiant Barrier Reflective Insulation is the only insulation recognized by the Space Foundation...
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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 25, 2010) -- It is estimated that nearly 200,000 people crowded The National Mall in Washington, D.C., this past weekend to attend the first USA Science & Engineering Festival. The Space Foundation was there, giving students of all grade levels and their parents the experience of training like astronauts. Using gloveboxes similar to the ones used in space...
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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 14, 2010) -- NASA's Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) mission, which was honored earlier this year by the Space Foundation with the John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration, has won Popular Mechanics' 2010 Breakthrough Award for innovation in science and technology.The Swigert Award is given annually to an individual or...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2010) -- NASA has launched a video contest for students, grades 3-8, that raises awareness of how NASA technologies contribute to our everyday lives. The awards will be presented next April during the Space Foundation's 27th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Colo. The contest has also been granted Certified Space Education...
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...



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