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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services recently earned an award for its support of its National Guard and Reserve employees. The Pro Patria award is given to companies for “exceptional leadership, support and personal devotion.” The hospital will receive the award at the 2012 Colorado Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves award banquet May 4. “Colorado… Continue Reading Penrose wins award for support of National Guard

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Sierra Nevada Corp. filed a motion for judicial review of the results of an investigation in a lawsuit filed by Hawker Beechcraft Defense Co. against the U.S. Air Force. Because of the suit, the Air Force set aside Sierra’s contract for light air support and asked for a commander-directed investigation into the source-selection process. The… Continue Reading Sierra Nevada asks for review of Hawker lawsuit

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Landlocked Colorado is getting a new attack submarine named after the state. The USS Colorado is one of five being commissioned for states that have not have a ship named for them in nearly 50 years. Other states being honored include South Dakota, Illinois, Washington and Indiana. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus (MAY’-bus) says the new… Continue Reading Landlocked Colorado gets submarine honor

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Space Foundation to display Soviet artifacts

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The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center is loaning a collection of 1970s Soviet Space artifacts to the space Foundation to exhibit at its headquarters in Colorado Springs. The items will be on display at the Cosmosphere’s booth in the exhibit center pavilion at the National Space Symposium next week at The Broadmoor hotel. The exact… Continue Reading Space Foundation to display Soviet artifacts

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Intelligent Software Solutions, based in Colorado Springs, announced the release of its next generation suite of command and control solutions programs — C2Core. The software provides strategy, planning, execution and assessment capabilities, according to a release from the company. C2Core software is the foundation for several mission-critical solutions. The company’s software is used in military… Continue Reading CS military software company releases new suite of programs

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Rocky Mountain PBS and the Space Foundation are partnering for a public event that brings together some of the world’s greatest scientific minds at the International Space Symposium April 16-19. The symposium and PBS are presenting “Superstars of Space and Science with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson” April 19 from 2 to 7 p.m. The event… Continue Reading PBS, Space Foundation bring “superstars” event to Space Symposium

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The universe might be limitless, but space at The Broadmoor isn’t … Continue Reading Broadmoor making room for National Space Symposium

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The global space economy grew to $289.7 billion in 2011, according to the annual report from the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation. The year was “remarkably robust,” the report said, with a single-year expansion of 12.2 percent and five-year growth plan of 41 percent in a suppressed global economy. The Space Foundation annually publishes its Space… Continue Reading Space Report: Outlook positive, growth higher than expected

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The Space Foundation plans to conduct two special events to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the United States’ Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) – one in Colorado Springs, which is the headquarters city of both Space Command and the Space Foundation, and one in Washington, D.C. The first commemorative event will take place on Friday,… Continue Reading Space Foundation to honor 30 years of Space Command

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Northrop Grumman wins $100m Army contract

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Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a five-year, $100 million contract to support training at Fort Carson and five other military posts around the country. The U.S. Army contract is part of the III Corps Mission Command Training Center and was awarded under the operations planning, training and resource support services contract. Northrop will provide training… Continue Reading Northrop Grumman wins $100m Army contract

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