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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 17, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today that the Northrop Grumman Exhibit Center has sold out for the 20th National Space Symposium, which takes place March 29-April 1, 2004, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. The symposium, hosted by the Space Foundation, is the premier annual space industry conference anywhere in the world and the nearly 30,000 square foot Northrop Grumman Exhibit Center the largest in the event's 20-year history. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 13, 2003) -- Senior government officials, leaders from throughout the military space community and industry executives will convene next February to discuss the critical issues affecting national security, commercial and civil space activities at the second annual Space at the Crossroads conference. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2003) -- Acknowledging the growing importance of space programs and systems to civil, commercial and military capabilities on the air, land and sea, The Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC), organizers of Farnborough International 2004, has announced the creation of the first International Space Pavilion at this prestigious business event. SBAC and UKISC (United Kingdom Industrial Space Committee) have teamed with the Space Foundation (Colorado Springs) and Kallman Worldwide, Inc. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 30, 2003) -- Erik Lindbergh, grandson of Charles Lindbergh and trustee and vice president of the X PRIZE Foundation, will soon greet teachers and students from Colorado, New Mexico, Minnesota, Oregon and Alaska at the Colorado Centennial of Flight Celebration, scheduled Nov. 6-7, 2003, at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Lindbergh will discuss his own flight experience on the New Spirit of St. Louis with fascinating images and lessons learned. "Two of the key reasons for the New Spirit of St. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 27, 2003) -- TO: Reporters, Editors and Photographers READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2003) -- The following is an official statement of Elliot G. Pulham, president & chief executive officer of the Space Foundation, on today's successful launch by China. The AP summary follows. "While today's accomplishment may seem modest, China can now claim something that American, Russian and other space programs cannot: a well-defined human space flight program that is moving forward with committed funding and strong political support." "Much of the technology advantage the U.S. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2003) -- Hundreds of teachers and thousands of students from across the country are expected to attend the Space Foundation's first educational conference of its kind, the 2003 Colorado Centennial of Flight Celebration, scheduled Nov. 6-7 at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). USAFA cadets will also participate and assist with breakout sessions. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Quilts of Denmark's newly introduced line of TempraKON(tm) bedding products has been officially recognized as a Certified Space Technology. "With its TempraKON(tm) line of products Quilts of Denmark has successfully combined the traditional with the space age," said Kevin C. Cook, Space Foundation Director of Marketing and Development. Quilts of Denmark is the first European owned company to receive the Space Foundation's Space Technology Certification. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 22, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today that the unique new Wing Lounge Chair by luxury furniture company LYX has received official recognition as a Certified Space Technology. Poised for its premier showing at the 100% Design Show in London, September 25-28, 2003, the LYX Wing Lounge chair or "Wing" is described as a reincarnation of the classic wing chair. READ MORE »
Space Foundation honored by Air Force Association
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 22, 2003) -- The Space Foundation was chosen to receive the Air Force Association's (AFA) national Special Citation award. Mr. Pat Condon, AFA National President, recently presented the award to Elliot Pulham, Space Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer, at the Colorado AFA State Dinner in Colorado Springs. READ MORE »