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Local Yuri Gagarin celebration to include appearance by Buzz Aldrin, other astronauts

Legendary American astronaut Buzz Aldrin and other former NASA personnel are scheduled to attend this year’s Yuri’s Night celebration, an annual event hosted by the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation. The April 12 event at the Foundation’s World Headquarters building in Colorado Springs will mark the 54th anniversary of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s inaugural Earth orbit in 1961. It also marks the… Continue Reading Local Yuri Gagarin celebration to include appearance by Buzz Aldrin, other astronauts

Airstrip Attack returns to airport for second year

The Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack at the Colorado Springs Airport will return this summer. Shift-S3ctor and Revvolution, in conjunction with the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation and  The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, announced this week that the second running of the event will take place June 26 and 27 as part of Pikes Peak… Continue Reading Airstrip Attack returns to airport for second year

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Academy research awards ceremony today

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Academy research awards ceremony today

Work to create a nuclear physics curriculum at the U.S. Air Force Academy, developing a new engine design, delving into spacecraft docking techniques at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and investigating the cost savings from sustainable buildings are some of the projects that will be highlighted during the 19th annual Research Awards at the Air… Continue Reading Academy research awards ceremony today

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Sierra deal could give Springs wings

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Aerospace firm Sierra Nevada Corp. announced last week that its subsidiary has chosen Colorado Springs as the site for an $88-million high-end aircraft completions complex, which will create an estimated 2,100 jobs and a $5-billion economic impact. Sierra Completions, a subsidiary of SNC that launched in October, chose the Colorado Aerospace Park at the Colorado… Continue Reading Sierra deal could give Springs wings

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Space Symposium opening ceremony to feature awards, performances

The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation announced Monday details of its 31st Space Symposium opening ceremony, which is set to include awards and special performances. The kickoff event, scheduled for April 13 at The Broadmoor in southwest Colorado Springs, will “be highlighted by a stunningly unique animation-based digital performance by Enra, a visual dance troupe from Japan that… Continue Reading Space Symposium opening ceremony to feature awards, performances

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Space Foundation to honor Orion team

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Space Foundation to honor Orion team

The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation will honor NASA and its aerospace industry partners April 13 with the 2015 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award, according to a news release. The award will be given to the NASA/Industry EFT-1 team that supported the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle when it was launched aboard a Delta IV rocket from Kennedy Space… Continue Reading Space Foundation to honor Orion team

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Nevada aerospace firm to add thousands of jobs in Springs

Bolstered by crucial local and state economic development incentives, Sierra Completions, a subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation, stands one step closer in their plans to build its proposed high-end aircraft completions complex at the Colorado Aerospace Park at the Colorado Springs Airport, according to a news release issued Thursday by the company. “The overall incentives were… Continue Reading Nevada aerospace firm to add thousands of jobs in Springs

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The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation has release a list of top government and military officials who will speak at this year’s 31st annual Space Symposium. The event, which is scheduled for April 13-16 at The Broadmoor, will include an expanded technical track and two classified tracks — Cyber 1.5 and the Space Classified program —… Continue Reading Space Foundation announces 2015 Space Symposium speakers

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Groups to host event focused on hiring vets

Three Colorado organizations have teamed up to encourage local companies and nonprofits to hire veterans and will host an event Feb. 26 to iterate that point. The Pikes Peak Workforce Center  partnered with the Small Business Development Center and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center to host the day-long event, which will expose employers to recruiting… Continue Reading Groups to host event focused on hiring vets

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Veteran-owned small business celebrates 25 years

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Veteran-owned small business celebrates 25 years

Air Academy Associates is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, incorporated in Colorado Springs 25 years ago. A leader in knowledge-based management systems, Air Academy Associates focuses on design and implementing Lean Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma and Systematic Innovation. The company has directly led improvement activities in construction, defense, energy, food services, financial and insurance… Continue Reading Veteran-owned small business celebrates 25 years

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