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The Space Report 2012
01/01/2012
The Space Foundation's flagship research and analysis product is an annual report on global space activity. With detailed references and its sources fully annotated, this report describes the full range of space activities including commercial space revenues and government budgets, the impact of space products and services, space infrastructure, labor and workforce statistics, and the outlook for the future.
12/12/2011
The Space Report 2011: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity features several new or expanded topics, including:
11/01/2011
This document provides an overview of the President's NASA FY 2012 budget request in comparison with the FY 2012 funds authorized by the NASA Authorization Act of 2010 (PL 111-267) and proposed appropriation bills under consideration by the 112th Congress.
10/01/2011
Two Space Foundation team members presented papers at the 62nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Cape Town, South Africa in October 2011. Director – Space Awareness Programs Kevin Cook co-chaired the 22nd Symposium on Space Activity and Society and delivered the keynote paper for the session on Verifying and Validating the Impact of Technology Transferred from Space.
07/01/2011
The Space Foundation recommends that the James Webb Space Telescope ( JWST) be fully funded at the level requested in the President's Fiscal Year 2012 NASA Budget Proposal to allow for timely completion and launch of the spacecraft. This document fully explains the four top reasons for funding JWST, focusing on scientific benefits, technology development, international commitments and an overall discussion of costs and benefits.
06/01/2011
A new, updated version of Introduction to Space Activities is now available on the Space Foundation website and as a downloadable PDF. This handy booklet is used to educate individuals who need a fundamental understanding of space terminology and activities. It includes chapters outlining Space Sectors, U.S. Government Space Programs, Global Space Programs, terminology relating to the various Orbits of the Earth, Space Situational Awareness, Space Weather, Communications: Radio Frequencies and Launch Vehicles.
05/01/2011
This document provides an overview of the President's FY 2012 Budget Request, comparing it to the NASA FY 2008 Enacted Budget, NASA FY 2010 Enacted Budget, President's FY 2011 Budget Request and FY 2012 funds authorized by the NASA Authorization Act of 2010. It provides a comparison of funding levels provided by each top-line item and looks in detail at similarities and differences within Exploration, Space Operations and Science.
05/01/2011
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham testified on the Contributions of Space to National Imperatives before the Science and Space Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on May 18, 2011.
03/01/2011
This document lists Congressional committees with jurisdiction over space policy. The lists are organized by committee, and sorted by seniority.
02/01/2011
Political Evolution of the International Space Station: Prospects for Future Success

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