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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 »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 19, 2002) -- `Star Trek ` creators the late Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett Roddenberry have been selected as the recipients of this year's Space Foundation Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award. The award will be presented April 8 during the National Space Symposium's Opening Ceremony. Eugene Wesley "Rod" Roddenberry, Jr. will attend the ceremony and accept the award on behalf of his parents. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2002) -- "Sold out!" The Space Foundation has just announced that the nearly 26,000-sq. ft. exhibit center at the 18th National Space Symposium is sold out. The Boeing Company is sponsoring the center, which includes more than 80 space companies showcasing the latest aerospace technologies and services. 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 in Colorado Springs. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 8, 2002) -- The Space Foundation announced today that the Honorable Peter B. Teets, Under Secretary of the Air Force and director, National Reconnaissance Office, has confirmed as a keynote speaker for the 18th National Space Symposium, scheduled April 8-11 in Colorado Springs. Teets is responsible for all actions of the Air Force on behalf of the secretary of the Air Force. He oversees the recruiting, training, and equipping of more than 710,000 people, and a budget of approximately $68 billion. READ MORE »
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 »