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The United States will lose more market share and fall short of national security requirements, unless the federal government acts to reform the nation’s export control system and promotes the international competitiveness of U.S. industry. That’s the word from a new survey of satellite manufacturers in the United States, undertaken by the Aerospace Industries Association.… Continue Reading AIA: Reform needed to maintain security, U.S. competitiveness

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Neil deGrasse Tyson to kickoff Space Symposium

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One of the biggest rock stars in the world of science, Neil deGrasse Tyson, will kickoff the 28th National Space Symposium with a keynote address. Those outside the science world might best know Tyson as host of the PBS program NOVA ScienceNOW, but he is also the Frederick P. Rose Director of New York’s Hayden… Continue Reading Neil deGrasse Tyson to kickoff Space Symposium

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Intelligent Software Solutions has been awarded three task orders totaling nearly $120 million by the U.S. Air Force Research Labs. ISS will support a number of government customers with data integration, analysis and reporting software aimed at improving situational awareness. The projects will provide software tools and services that allow people to aggregate, process, analyze… Continue Reading ISS receives government contracts worth $120 million

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The Space Foundation’s 28th National space Symposium will bring together some of the greatest scientific minds in the United States – for one event only. Moderated by Bill Nye the Science Guy, a popular media figure as well as a legitimate scientist, the last panel discussion of the April 16-19 event will delve into scientific… Continue Reading Brightest minds discuss space possibilities at Symposium

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The space industry is planning to make giant strides in commercial space travel, space exploration and satellite technology during 2012. Continue Reading Space industry to go where few men have gone before

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The Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base will hold a one-day unclassified industry day Jan. 19 at the Peterson Club. The event is being held to raise awareness of Peterson’s mission and improve relationships with the business community. The event starts t 7 a.m. and is set to strengthen relationships through a… Continue Reading Peterson to hold unclassified industry day

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A defense bill signed by President Barack Obama includes more than $400 million for Colorado construction projects. Fort Carson is the biggest beneficiary, with nearly $286 million, including facilities for a new helicopter brigade. Obama signed the bill Saturday, despite expressing serious reservations about provisions that regulate the detention, interrogation and prosecution of suspected terrorists.… Continue Reading Defense bill includes at least $400M for Colorado

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AFA board to meet in Washington

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The Air Force Academy’s Board of Visitors is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C., Friday to review morale and discipline, and a variety of other issues at the academy. The board meets regularly to consider changes to curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods and other Academy issues. Members include: Susan Schwab, former U.S.… Continue Reading AFA board to meet in Washington

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Peterson breaks ground on new weapons system

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The 16th Space Control Squadron will break ground for its newest weapons system, the upgraded Rapid Attack, Identification, Detection and Reporting System Block-10. The squadron is part of the 21st Operations Group at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. The new program consists of a central operating location and a variety of transportable antennas… Continue Reading Peterson breaks ground on new weapons system

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Academy professor wins best in Colorado

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An Air Force Academy instructor was chosen as the top professor in Colorado by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, marking the second straight year that the academy’s staff has received the award. Dr. Thomas Yechout, a professor in the Academy’s Aeronautics Department, was recognized for writing a flight mechanics textbook and for… Continue Reading Academy professor wins best in Colorado

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