Press Releases

10/10/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2007) -- Today, the Space Foundation released The Space Report 2007, revealing that in 2006 the global space industry grew to nearly $220 billion in total revenues. The Space Report 2007 contains global space industry budgets and revenue data for calendar year 2006 and, along with the updated Space Foundation Index, demonstrates dramatic growth in the space...
10/08/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 9, 2007) -- Accredited media are invited to cover the release of The Space Report 2007 at a media briefing in Omaha, Neb. at Strategic Space and Defense 2007.  Space Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Elliot G. Pulham will lead the briefing.WHAT: Produced by the Space Foundation’s Research and Analysis division, The Space Report 2007 is an online...
06/03/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 4, 2007) -- In an effort to assess the impact of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) on companies in the space industry, the Space Foundation has undertaken an ITAR compliance survey designed for senior executives and program managers.  This survey, commissioned by the Space Foundation, is designed to acquire tangible information such as...
02/04/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2007) -- Following today's release of the President's FY2008 Budget, Space Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Elliot G. Pulham said, `Given the many demands upon the U.S. federal budget, most notably for war costs, entitlement programs, and homeland security, it is admirable that the administration's proposed FY2008 budget preserves a modicum of...
11/13/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2006) -- Today the Space Foundation publicly released The Space Report: The Guide to Global Space Activity, a new and definitive source for data and analysis about the global space industry, space products, and space services. The book was released in a series of briefings held today in Washington, D.C., and continuing this week in New York City. Among its...
08/22/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 23, 2006) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Col Marty Hauser, USAF, will assume the position of vice president, Washington Operations, Research and Analysis, effective Sept. 1. Hauser will lead the Space Foundation's enterprise that provides balanced and objective data and analysis for and about the civil, commercial and national security space community...
04/03/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 4, 2006) -- Today at the 22nd National Space Symposium, the Space Foundation released a white paper addressing concerns about the health of sub-prime contractors of the national security space industrial base. The release of the paper, `National Security Space Industrial Base: Understanding and Addressing Concerns at the Sub-prime Contractor Level,` coincided with...
02/28/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 1, 2006) -- Today the Space Foundation released an analytical publication, The Case for Space Exploration: Failure is Not an Option, in an event on Capitol Hill. United States Representatives The Honorable Ken Calvert (R-CA) and The Honorable Mark Udall (D-CO) were honorary hosts. A product of the Space Foundation’s Research & Analysis enterprise, The Case for...
09/18/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 19, 2005) -- Today NASA Administrator Michael Griffin explained NASA's Exploration Systems Architecture Study (ESAS) which outlines a plan for accomplishing the Vision for Space Exploration. The Space Foundation issued the following statement in response to NASA's briefing: "A challenging, yet realistic plan to seize the high ground of exploration without breaking...
06/14/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 15, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Col James `Jay` DeFrank, Ph.D., USAF (Retired), will assume the position of executive director, Research & Analysis, effective July 18. DeFrank will lead the Space Foundation's new Research & Analysis enterprise, operating from the Foundation's Washington, D.C., offices. Culminating a more than two-year...

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