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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 21, 2002) -- The Space Foundation, in association with Space News and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), will host the 2002 International Space Symposium in Toulouse, France. CNES, the French Space Agency, is the host sponsoring space agency for the gathering of global space leaders, to be held at the Centre de Congres -- Pierre Baudis, September 10-13, 2002. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 14, 2002) -- The Space Foundation will provide testimony later today to the Commission on the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry when they convene for their third public meeting in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, which is open to the public, the commissioners will hear testimony and conduct deliberations on space policy, industrial base and work force issues from a large group of key industry leaders. A question and answer period will follow. Space Foundation President and CEO Elliot G. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 10, 2002) -- Well-known nationally and internationally as the leading non-profit organization supporting the exploration, development and use of space and space education, the Space Foundation today solidified its commitment to Colorado Springs by announcing the acquisition of a permanent corporate headquarters facility here. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 1, 2002) -- The board of directors of the Space Foundation has elected William MacDonald `Mac` Evans to serve as a member of the board, effective April 26, 2002. Evans was elected to a three-year term as a director for the Colorado Springs-based, international non-profit organization. Evans recently retired after serving as president of the Canadian Space Agency since 1994. READ MORE »
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 »