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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2002) -- The Space Foundation announced today that they have selected both the NASA/Industry Galileo Space Probe Team and the men and women of United States Space Command and its component organizations to receive the 2002 Space Foundation Space Achievement Award. 2002 is the first year the Space Foundation has presented two Space Achievement Awards. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2002) -- The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation has elected William B. `Bill` Tutt to serve as chairman of the board for a two-year term beginning immediately. Tutt, who had previously served as vice chairman, succeeds the Honorable Jaime Oaxaca. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 18, 2002) -- A new special event, the largest assembly of exhibitors ever and a program highly focused on customer requirements mark plans for the 18th National Space Symposium announced today by the Space Foundation. The symposium is scheduled for April 8-11 at the world-renowned Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. "Opening the Space Frontier -- The Next Giant Step" is the theme for the only conference in the space industry which fully integrates the civil, national security and commercial space sectors. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 18, 2001) -- The Space Foundation, SPACE.com and Space News (a subsidiary of SPACE.com) have joined forces to establish the "Toulouse Schools' Disaster Relief Fund," an effort to raise money towards rebuilding recently damaged schools in southern France. On September 21, a massive chemical factory explosion in Toulouse killed 29 and injured nearly 3,000, damaging more than 20,000 buildings including 80 schools that will require renovation. Nearly 300 businesses have yet to re-open. READ MORE »