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Highlights of Past Events

04/16/2012
The Cyber 1.2 event was punctuated with a luncheon for all attendees, sponsored by General Dynamics. Corporate Host John Jolly, vice president and general manager - Cyber Systems Division, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, opened the luncheon by stressing the need for enhanced situational awareness in cyber defense. He then introduced featured speaker, The...
04/16/2012
Cyber 1.2 featured speaker Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, USAF, commander, 24 Air Force, began her April 16 talk by recognizing high school students participating in the CyberPatriot competition and welcoming international participants in the audience.She outlined the Air Force Space Command vision: global access, persistence and awareness for the 21st century. Vautrinot said there...
04/16/2012
At April 16's Cyber 1.2 event, the Cyber Industry Dialog I Panel took on cyberspace issues.Panel members included:Moderator Col. Ed O. Rios, USAF, Ret., president and chief executive officer, CyberSpace Operations Consulting, LLCLt. Gen. Charles E. Croom, Jr., USAF, Ret., vice president - cyber security solutions, Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global ServicesSteve K...
04/16/2012
The second speaker of the Cyber 1.2  event was Riley Repko, president and chief executive officer of Trusted Cyber Solutions, LLC. He prefaced his talk by saying that cyber attacks are both a threat to networks and information and a threat to physical systems.  In order to address the dynamic threat environment, he said, more speed and openness toward more creative, "even...
04/16/2012
As the first featured speaker of the April 16 Cyber 1.2 event, which preceded the 28th National Space Symposium, Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, USAF, vice commander, Air Force Space Command, focused on the development of the Air Force Network (AFNet), as well as risk mitigating strategies for cyber operations. Basla began by asserting that cyberspace is part of every Air Force war...
04/13/2012
On April 13, the Space Foundation brought three astronauts to Colorado Springs to inspire students' interest in space, as well as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. The local "Audience with an Astronaut" program, part of the Space Foundation's national education program, gives school children the opportunity to hear inspirational stories about the experience of being an...
03/12/2012
The Space Foundation was a co-sponsor of and hosted a booth at the Colorado Springs Philharmonic's March 10 Vanguard Performance of Holst's The Planets, Stravinsky's Fireworks and Gandolfi's The Garden of Cosmic Speculation. Also co-sponosred by the Colorado Springs Gazette and The Boeing Company, the concert was conducted by Associate Conductor Thomas Wilson and included a special cinematic...
03/02/2012
The Space Foundation co-hosted a dinner on Feb. 29, 2012, for  International Space University (ISU) Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) program students from across the globe who were in Boulder, Colo., for a two-week education module focused on project management with an emphasis on space. Earlier in the day they participated in a tour of Lockheed Martin facilities in...
02/24/2012
Thanks to generous local supporters, the Space Foundation brought our New Horizons community program to Fairbanks, Alaska, Feb. 13-18, with classroom sessions and assemblies at schools, teacher professional development, community events, receptions and lots of media coverage.Coordinated by Marci Ward, a third-grade teacher at Fairbanks' Immaculate Conception Grade School and a member of the Space...
02/14/2012
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Feb.14, 2012) - The Space Foundation kicked off a New Horizons community program in Fairbanks, Alaska, Monday at three elementary schools. The education program, which lasts until Saturday, includes classroom sessions and assemblies at schools, teacher professional development, community events, receptions and media opportunities - all using space themes to advance science,...

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