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April 3-6, 2017 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 6, 2017) - With a new Congress and a new administration in place, space policy and legislation, both civil and national security-related, will be integral to this year's 33rd Space Symposium. Perspectives from U.S. Congressmen will be provided at the Symposium by speakers Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK).


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2017) - The Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium will culminate on April 6 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth, as well as celebrating 30 years of the Space Technology Hall of Fame program. The 2017 inductees are:


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2017) - For its Space Symposium panel discussion on innovation, the Space Foundation is bringing together thought leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to offer unique approaches to space solutions. The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, attracting space leaders from dozens of countries around the world. Moderator for the "Innovation" panel is Kira Blackwell, Program Executive, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA Headquarters.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2017) - The Space Foundation continues to grow international participation in its Teacher Liaison program, which now includes one educator each from Australia, Ethiopia, Guam, Kenya and Portugal, plus 26 educators from India, bringing the total number of international Teacher Liaisons to 31.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2017) - The Space Foundation is bringing together investors and experts from the microsat, launch and data science communities to discuss "Big Data and the Future of Space," at the 33rd Space Symposium, to be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. The discussion will be moderated by space investor Dylan Taylor, with panelists:


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2017) – For the Space Foundation’s seventh annual International Student Art Contest, 3,099 entries were submitted from 50 countries and 31 U.S. states by students ages 3 through 18 years. Of those, 25 winners from seven countries were selected, with one entry chosen for the top Space Foundation Achievement Award. The 2017 contest theme is “Space Through My Eyes…” and each year the contest is free to enter for public, private and homeschool children from around the world.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 11, 2017) - The Boeing Exhibit Center and Pavilion has sold out months in advance of the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, to be held April 3 - 6, 2017, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. This is the earliest in the Symposium's 33-year history that the exhibit center has sold out.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 10, 2017) - Important insight into national defense will be shared at the 33rd Space Symposium by senior U.S. military leadership, including featured speakers:


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2016) - Each spring, during its Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2016) - For 2017, the Space Foundation will again offer Country in Focus panels at its 33rd Space Symposium, including a panel discussion on Space in Australia. Moderated by Brett Biddington AM, Principal, Biddington Research Pty Ltd, Chief Executive, IAC Adelaide, the panelists will include:

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