The Space Foundation has extended the deadline to Dec. 1, 2014, for its Technical Track paper abstracts. Tech Track presentations will be part of the Spce Foundation's 31st Space Symposium, to be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA.
The Space Foundation announces a Call for Papers for Technical Track presentations to be delivered April 13-14, 2015, as part of the 31st Space Symposium. Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from some of the government and industry leaders in space technology development, and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a series of 20-minute tech talks.
Featured speaker for the last day of the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium was The Honorable James R. Clapper (Lieutenant General, USAF, Ret.), Director of National Intelligence. Clapper discussed increasing reliance on commercial space imagery and increasing cooperation between U.S. intelligence agencies. "Our odyssey has been one of coming together. The intelligence agencies would rather partner than compete."
See the places, faces and highlights from the 30th Space Symposium and Cyber 1.4 conferences in the Space Foundation photo galleries here.
Photographers Tom Kimmell, Brad Armstrong, Chuck Bigger and Jeff Cloutier captured images, beginning with the set-up of the Boeing Exhibit Center at The Broadmoor on Sunday, May 18, through the final event on Thursday, the Reception in Celebration of the New Generation Space Leaders.
The Space Foundation welcomed four winners of its 2014 International Student Art Contest to the 30th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs May 21. More than 7,100 entries were received for this year's contest, representing 54 countries, including 43 U.S. states and two U.S. territories. The 2014 theme was "My Spaceship Looks Like..."
A. Thomas Young was honored on May 21 at the 30th Space Symposium as the 2014 recipient of the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. The luncheon is a featured event of the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium, held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The Honorable Eric Fanning, the Under Secretary of the Air Force, USAF, was this year's featured speaker at the 30th Space Symposium Corporate Partnership Dinner. A key event at the annual Space Symposium, the Corporate Partnership Dinner recognizes the organizations that support Space Foundation education, research, analysis, policy and space awareness programs.
New Generation participants enjoyed a new networking opportunity at the Space Symposium this year. SpaceSLAM is a competition between space enthusiasts and professionals in front of a live audience for applause, bragging rights and prizes. SpaceSLAM is part of the Space Foundation's New Generation Initiatives and was co-sponsored by SLS and Orion Industry Team, with host Hans Davies, Senior Associate at Toffler Associates, and special guest Bill Nye.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper participated in two events at the 30th Space Symposium this week in Colorado Springs. The Space Foundation's Space Symposium is an international space conference held May 19-22 at The Broadmoor.