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For Iridium, NEXT is PRIME Video in Story

Eight months after announcing Iridium PRIME, a turnkey hosted payload solution, Iridium is proceeding full speed ahead with the venture after garnering enough support from potential customers.

Representative Lamar Smith Cyber 1.4 Speech Focuses On Space Policy

Representative Lamar Smith Cyber 1.4 Speech Focuses On Space Policy

Speaking at Cyber 1.4, an event dubbed as where space and cyberspace intersect, Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) opened up the first day of the National Space Symposium by using his time to talk more about space policy than cyber policy.


Space Foundation's 2014 Report Reveals Continued Growth in the Global Space Economy in 2013

Space Foundation's 2014 Report Reveals Continued Growth in the Global Space Economy in 2013

The global space economy grew to $314.17 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2013, reflecting growth of 4 percent from the 2012 total of $302.22 billion. Commercial activity -- space products and services and commercial infrastructure -- drove much of this increase. From 2008 through 2013, the total has grown by 27 percent.


The Space Community is set to Descend on Colorado Springs for the National Space Symposium

The Space Community is set to Descend on Colorado Springs for the National Space Symposium

After it appeared there was a slight dip in attendance the past few years, this years National Space Symposium, the 30th edition, has attracted a record number of top-level U.S. speakers according to the Space Foundation and could top 9,000 participants.


ITAR Reform

ITAR Reform Video in Story

The Space Foundation's Brendan Curry and Frank Slazer, Vice President - Space Systems, Aerospace Industries Association discuss recent ITAR reforms at the National Space Symposium.


Focus - Space in the Asia Pacific Region

Focus - Space in the Asia Pacific Region Video in Story

Steve Eisenhart of the Space Foundation moderates this discussion on Space in the Asia Pacific Region with Lt. Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF, Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command and Frank A. Rose, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Space and Defense Policy,U.S. Department of State at the National Space Symposium.


Mission Assurance in a Budget-Constrained Environment

Mission Assurance in a Budget-Constrained Environment Video in Story

Wanda M. Austin of the The Aerospace Corporation moderates a panel on mission assurance in a budget-constrained environment at the Space Foundation National Space Symposium.


Inspiration Mars Panel at the National Space Symposium

Inspiration Mars Panel at the National Space Symposium Video in Story

Jeff Carr of the Griffin Communications Group moderates a panel of the Inspiration Mars team at the Space Foundation National Space Symposium.


Hosted Payloads - Issues and Evolution

Hosted Payloads - Issues and Evolution Video in Story

The Space Foundation held its annual National Space Symposium this past week and which included many hot topics including this one, Hosted Payloads - Issues and Evolution. The moderated discussion was presented in association with the Hosted Payload Alliance.


Space Foundation 2013 Global Space Economy Report

Space Foundation 2013 Global Space Economy Report

The global space economy grew to $304.31 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2012, reflecting growth of 6.7 percent from the 2011 total of $285.33 billion. Commercial activity -- space products and services and commercial infrastructure -- drove much of this increase. From 2007 through 2012, the total has grown by 37 percent.


Space Technology Hall of Fame Nominations Sought

Space Technology Hall of Fame Nominations Sought

The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame in 2013. The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.