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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 »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 17, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Jonathan Ogg was recently hired as the director of education. This is a newly created position. Ogg participates in the strategic planning and management of the Foundation's education enterprise, including K-12 program design and development, curriculum design and development initiatives, grant writing, the NASA Education Resource Center, and teacher workshops. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 4, 2003) -- It was standing-room only at Strategic Space 2003, a national security space conference held 2-4 September at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Omaha, Neb. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 3, 2003) -- George Mason University (GMU) has teamed with the American Astronautical Society and the Space Foundation to offer a short course on "The U.S. Government Space Sector." Developed by the George Mason University School of Public Policy, Center for Aerospace Policy Research, the course will provide an overview of the departments and agencies, both civil and military, involved with U.S. Government space programs. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2003) -- The Space Foundation and Space News announced today the addition of several significant speakers to the already powerful Strategic Space 2003 agenda. The national security space conference, scheduled 2-4 September 2003 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Omaha, Neb, is presented by the Space Foundation and Space News in support of America's strategic space forces. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 7, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Kevin C. Cook has been chosen to fill the newly created position of Director of Marketing & Development. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 6, 2003) -- The Space Foundation today announced that Lexon Technologies has joined the growing list of companies able to market a qualified product as an officially Certified Space Technology. "Lexon's new Humanitarian Demining Device is precisely this kind of commercialized technology transfer that our Space Certification program is intended to promote," said Space Foundation Director of Marketing & Development Kevin C. Cook. READ MORE »