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The former Space Foundation at 310 S. 14th St. on the west side of Colorado Springs, has a new owner. Continue Reading Rocky Mountain Health Care buys former Space Foundation building

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Army general tapped to lead NORAD, Northcom

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The Army general who was tasked to investigate whether Afghan detainees were mistreated was nominated Tuesday to become the new head of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command. The Pentagon announced Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr.’s selection, which must be confirmed by the Senate. He was also nominated for… Continue Reading Army general tapped to lead NORAD, Northcom

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Rumsfeld, “The Sarge” visit Fort Carson

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Former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld and drag racer Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher are both visiting Fort Carson. Schumacher is a seven-time National Hot Rod Association Top Fuel champion whose dragster is sponsored by the Army. He’ll sign autographs and pose for photographs with his show car at the post exchange on Thursday morning. Rumsfeld is… Continue Reading Rumsfeld, “The Sarge” visit Fort Carson

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It’s official. The sign went up yesterday, and the Space Foundation employees are busy unpacking in their first new building in more than a decade. The new headquarters is at 4425 Arrowswest Dr. in the Garden of the Gods high-tech corridor in Colorado Springs. It boasts 45,715 square feet of office space and is part… Continue Reading Space Foundation settled into new headquarters

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ITT splits into three companies

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ITT Corporation, which has a division headquartered in the Springs, has re-organized branches of its companies. The company is spinning off its water technology and creating a defense company. ITT’s core business will continue under the ITT Corporation name. It will also retain ITT Mission Systems, the group headquartered in the Springs, which performs satellite… Continue Reading ITT splits into three companies

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Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the second of 12 Global Position System satellites that it is building for the U.S. Air Force. The GPS satellites are monitored from Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. The satellite launched Saturday on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.… Continue Reading Boeing launches next gen satellite for Schriever

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Groups protest cuts to NASA, NOAA

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The 2012 appropriations bill – still being debated in Congress – has substantial cuts both to NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, prompting calls of concern from aviation and aerospace groups. Continue Reading Groups protest cuts to NASA, NOAA

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Braxton’s owner, The O’Neil Group, is buying the building at 6 N. Tejon St. and plans to move the defense software company and its 80 employees there. Continue Reading Braxton Technologies moving into former Chase building

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GPS a map to aerospace revenue streams

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Global positioning satellites kept the aerospace industry — and Colorado Springs companies — aloft in 2010. The aerospace economy grew 7.7 percent in 2010, reaching a record total of $276.5 billion, and the industry as a whole has grown 48 percent since 2005, thanks in large part to the boom in GPS products. Nowhere is… Continue Reading GPS a map to aerospace revenue streams

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Behind the scenes at the symposium that’s about to swallow The Broadmoor Two years ago, a fire in one of the outdoor display tents nearly derailed the largest non-sporting event in Colorado Springs, the annual Space Symposium. Last year, a high-tech robot snarfed up most of The Broadmoor’s Wi-Fi bandwidth, slowing down the computers and… Continue Reading Making space for the Space Symposium

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