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05/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 14, 2010) -- A delegation of Space Foundation employees witnessed the May 14 launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis as it headed for the International Space Station (ISS) on its final mission."I am speechless," said Media Specialist Carol Hively, upon watching her first launch. It was "absolutely amazing," according to Special Assistant Programs & Policy Kaye...
05/05/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 5, 2010) -- A series of photo galleries now posted on the National Space Symposium website capture the highlights of this year's premier gathering of the global space community. From the drama of the opening ceremony to the excitement of Leonard Nimoy's comments at the closing Space Technology Hall of Fame® Dinner, the best of the...
04/28/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 28, 2010) -- The ongoing relationship between the Space Foundation and the Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) was cemented during the 26th National Space Symposium with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU), establishing a "mutually beneficial relationship" between the two organizations.The MOU signing resulted from nearly a year of interaction...
04/21/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 21, 2010) -- The 26th National Space Symposium, held last week at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., broke all attendance records - and, according to the buzz from attendees, was a success on all levels.The SES WORLD SKIES, USG Exhibit Center, which filled two massive halls, sold out months in advance. Both of the new events - Cyber 1.0 and the New...
04/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Apr. 15, 2010) -- "It's not what I've done; it's what we gotta do."That was how former Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle Astronaut Captain John W. Young, USN (Retired), framed his brief, but powerful acceptance speech today when he was awarded the Space Foundation's highest honor - the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.Young called for the...
04/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 13, 2010) -- Last Night's Opening Ceremony for the 26th National Space Symposium was a celebration of the factors that make space such an exciting and challenging industry.During the event, three of five prestigious awards being conferred at the Symposium were presented to honor education, exploration, and innovation:Allen V. Robnett, a science teacher at Gallatin...
04/09/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 9, 2010) -- The biggest, boldest, and best National Space Symposium starts Monday at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, and because there are new events and programs this year, here are some reminders.Cyber 1.0 Cyber 1.0 on Monday, April 12, starts with a networking breakfast at 7:45 a.m., with opening remarks beginning at 8:45 a.m. The event is the Rocky...
04/08/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 8, 2010) -- The National Space Symposium is the premier gathering of the global space industry and one reason it's so special is the support and hard work of a team of 250 volunteers. These extraordinary people donate hours of their time to assist Symposium staff and attendees in various capacities, from helping with registration to staffing the media center to...
04/03/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 3, 2010) -- More than 8,000 people will converge on The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs this month for the biggest, boldest, and best National Space Symposium in the 26 years the event has been held.The are many reasons you should be there including multiple opportunities to meet and network with current and potential clients, customers, or business partners; an...
03/31/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 31, 2010) -- Twelve educators, through a grant from Boeing, are introducing Robotics to their classrooms as a way to help students use and understand technology as well as develop teamwork, cooperation, and problem-solving skills. The program is structured to provide classroom opportunities, develop lesson plans that can be used by a much broader audience, and...

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