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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2002) -- The Space Foundation announced today that the entire 27,380 square foot Boeing Exhibit Center has been sold for next year's 19th National Space Symposium. The total square footage increased 5.6% from last year while the sell-out day is 60 days earlier, setting a new record. More than 100 companies will be exhibiting in 2003, up from 84 in 2002. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 4, 2002) -- The American Space Showcase, presented by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Space Foundation, will be unveiled at the 2003 Paris Air Show, June 15-22 at Le Bourget, France. The comprehensive display of state-of-the-art exhibits will highlight American space technology. Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation and Machinery Joseph H. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 19, 2002) -- Analytical Graphics, Inc.'s (AGI) Satellite Tool Kit (STK) has been designated a `Certified Space Technology` by the Space Foundation, an organization that promotes space awareness. As a developer of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) analysis and visualization software for the aerospace community, AGI received this prestigious seal of approval for the way in which its space technology enhances the lives of citizens here on Earth. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 1, 2002) -- The Space Foundation, Space News and the U.S. Department of Commerce, in association with the Satellite Industry Association, will present Space at the Crossroads on Feb. 19, 2003, at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Hoover Building Auditorium in Washington, D.C. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Oct. 22, 2002) -- Despite a weak global economy, space industry revenues are expected to rocket past the $145 billion mark in 2002. New launch systems are coming on line. NASA is articulating a bold new vision for future exploration. And space-based systems for surveillance, reconnaissance, navigation and communication are expected to play an ever-increasing role in national security and homeland defense. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Oct. 10, 2002) -- The Space Technology Hall of Fame soon begins the selection process for the 2003 inductees. All nominations are due to the Space Foundation by Oct. 31, 2002. The Space Technology Hall of Fame honors technologies and innovators who have transformed space-based technology into use for commercial products. Each organization may nominate up to three aerospace spin-off technologies, and re-nomination of previously nominated technologies is permitted. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 9, 2002) -- The Space Technology Hall of Fame is accepting nominations now through Oct. 31, 2002. The Hall of Fame honors technologies and innovators who have transformed space-based technology into use for commercial products. This year's selected technologies will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during the 19th National Space Symposium at the Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner in Colorado Springs in April 2003. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 5, 2002) -- Paul Graziani, aerospace software pioneer and president and chief executive officer of Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), has been elected to the board of directors of the Space Foundation. Graziani will serve a three-year term on the board of the national non-profit organization. "Paul Graziani is an innovator, with unique insight into the space and satellite industries," said Bill Tutt, chairman of the board, Space Foundation. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2002) -- The future of satellite Internet and its services, obstacles and opportunities is the subject of a unique space applications panel, `Internet 3:The Case for Space,` at the International Space Symposium, scheduled September 10-13 in Toulouse. Panelists, including a network solutions leader, a leader in advanced digital fixed satellite systems and services and a noted futurist and consultant will address the viability of near and long term satellite Internet capabilities. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 5, 2002) -- The Space Foundation announced today the major event sponsors and exhibitors supporting the International Space Symposium. The symposium takes place September 10-13 in Toulouse. Major event sponsors are Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Astrium and Alcatel Space, collectively sponsoring the festive opening ceremonies. Later in the week, the Honorable Philippe Douste-Blazy, mayor of Toulouse, will host a special reception at La Capitole. READ MORE »