Space Foundation supports Hawaiian program

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The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation is supporting the future of space in Hawaii.

The foundation is holding programs at the 13th annual Advance Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference in Hawaii. The group is presenting a space technology panel, education programs for teachers and students, a reception for young professionals and co-sponsorship of a special space situational awareness forum.

The conference runs Sept. 11-14, and will include Space Foundation special adviser and former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, David Deigan, president of AFMInc., and Patrick Sullivan, chairman and founder of Oceanit.

The AMOS conference is a technical gathering related to space situational awareness and brings together operators, researchers, technologists and system developers who are working in many areas of the SSA.