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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2004) -- Four leading space organizations - the National Space Society (NSS), Satellite Industry Association (SIA), Space Foundation, and Washington Space Business Roundtable (WSBR) - today announced the creation of the National Space and Satellite Alliance (NSSA). READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 26, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Gen Richard Myers, USAF, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be the closing featured speaker at Space at the Crossroads on Feb. 18, 2004, at the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation and Naval Heritage Center in Washington. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 22, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today the winner of its 2004 Space Achievement Award: the Arianespace-CNES Ariane 4 launch team. The award will be presented during the Opening Ceremony of the 20th National Space Symposium on March 29, 2004. Mr. Jean-Marie Luton, Arianespace Chairman; Mr. Jean-Yves Le Gall, Arianespace Chief Executive Officer; and Dr. Yannick D'Escatha, CNES President, will accept the award. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2004) -- MEDIA ADVISORY WHO? Reporters, Editors and Photojournalists WHEN? Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at 6:00 p.m. WHERE? Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, WHAT? Dr. Neil De Grasse Tyson delivers talk on allures and challenges of Space The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation will host a Community Leaders' Reception for the Space Foundation, honoring the board of directors. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 14, 2004) -- MEDIA ADVISORY - UPDATE WHEN? TODAY - Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at approximately 3:00 p.m. EST WHERE? NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C. WHAT? Space Foundation comments on new Bush space policy - Space Foundation Chairman (elect) now available for comment. Today, President Bush will unveil the new national space policy, emphasizing NASA's role in a "Back to the Moon, On to Mars" U.S. space renaissance, in Washington. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2004) -- Conference attendees of the 20th National Space Symposium can save up to $325 by registering by Jan. 16. The National Space Symposium, hosted by the Space Foundation, takes place March 29 - April 1, 2004, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. More than 5,000 registrants, guests, speakers, exhibitors, and media are expected to attend this year's National Space Symposium. The symposium is considered the premier annual space industry conference anywhere in the world. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today the establishment of a Washington, D.C. office to better serve its mission and customers. The office, located at 1620 I Street-NW, opened Jan. 5th. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2004) -- Top officials guiding NASA's Space Shuttle `return to flight` effort will provide detailed briefings and answer questions from participants at Space at the Crossroads, Feb. 18, 2004, in Washington, D.C. Representatives of NASA, the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, and the Stafford-Covey Task Force will appear together in a featured panel discussion moderated by Brian Chase, vice president, Washington Operations, the Space Foundation. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 4, 2004) -- Comments from Space Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Elliot G. Pulham Hats off to NASA for today's successful landing of the first of its twin Mars Rovers, "Spirit." Both the "Spirit" and "Opportunity" Rovers are larger, more mobile and better equipped than the 1997 Mars Pathfinder Rover. The rovers are identical, but will explore different regions of the red planet. READ MORE »