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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 25, 2002) -- Fresh off their "biggest and best ever" National Space Symposium, Space Foundation officials today announced a preliminary slate of CEO-level and senior executive speakers for its companion International Space Symposium. The international event, which has been held in Washington the past three years, makes its debut in Toulouse, France, 10-13 September. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 18, 2002) -- The Space Foundation and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (CU-Colorado Springs) have joined forces to create a new space studies specialty for elementary and secondary school teachers, the organizations announced today. The specialty will be part of the master's degree in curriculum and instruction offered by the CU-Colorado Springs' College of Education. The program was developed jointly by the Space Foundation and the College of Education faculty. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 17, 2002) -- `Biggest and best` say Space Foundation officials in describing the recently concluded 18th National Space Symposium. The symposium, which ran from April 8-11 at The Broadmoor hotel, brought more than 3,800 total participants to Colorado Springs for panel discussions, networking opportunities and to visit the 90 companies in the 26,000 square foot Boeing Exhibit Center. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 3, 2002) -- From the second man on the moon, to the first African-American in space, to the world record holder for time spent space walking - the `Salute to America's Military Astronauts` luncheon program scheduled April 10 in Colorado Springs will honor one of the largest-ever gatherings of past, present and future military astronauts. A patriotic tribute to astronauts who are also members of the U.S. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 1, 2002) -- Top leaders from industry, government, NASA and the military are set to take the stage as the 18th National Space Symposium begins next week in Colorado Springs. More than 3,800 total participants are expected for the symposium, which takes place April 8-11 at the Broadmoor Hotel. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 27, 2002) -- NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, based in Huntsville, Ala, and the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation have joined forces so the public can experience what commercial spaceflight might be like four decades from now in the year 2040. `Starship 2040,` created by the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), contains future space travel technologies and present-day space research and development. The travelling exhibit and exterior theater will be in Colorado next month. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Mar. 21, 2002) -- Major event and facility sponsors for the 18th National Space Symposium, slated for April 8-11 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, include Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Spectrum Astro, Raytheon Company, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Pratt & Whitney Space Propulsion, The Boeing Company, Eastman-Kodak, and Computer Sciences Corporation. With two weeks to go, all sponsorship opportunities have been sold. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Mar. 19, 2002) -- From the days of Mercury 7, through present time, many of the nation's pilots, commanders, and mission specialists have been drawn from the ranks of the U.S. Armed Forces. In recognition of their distinguished service, NASA, Space Command, and the Space Foundation will honor all current and former military astronauts at `A Salute to America's Military Astronauts` Luncheon, scheduled April 10 during the 18th National Space Symposium at the Broadmoor Hotel. Gen. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 12, 2002) -- NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe will deliver keynote remarks on April 11 during the 18th National Space Symposium, Space Foundation officials announced today. Known as the only conference in the space industry which fully integrates the civil, national security and commercial space sectors, the National Space Symposium takes place April 8-11 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. After being nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 7, 2002) -- Artists Joy Day and B.E. Johnson have created both a massive sculpture and a smaller individual award to honor the recipients of the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award, named for the late Space Foundation Chairman. Both awards will be unveiled April 11 in Colorado Springs during the Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner at the 18th National Space Symposium. READ MORE »