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Announcing the Recipients of 2014 NewSpace Awards

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Winners of the 2014 NewSpace Awards to be recognized at the NewSpace Gala SILICON VALLEY – Join the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) to felicitate the recipients of the 2014 NewSpace Awards at the NewSpace 2014 Awards Gala on July 26th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, San Jose. This year, the Foundation recognized a multitude of accomplishments over the…

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Senate Attempting to Kill Commercial Spaceflight

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Senate Attempting to Kill Commercial Spaceflight Call Your Representatives Now to Demand Cheap Access to Space Silicon Valley, CA – The Space Frontier Foundation calls upon Americans to stop efforts by US Senator Richard Shelby (R, AL) to critically damage the emerging commercial spaceflight industry. The Senate FY 15 budget proposals calls for excessive and costly bureaucratic…

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2014 Lightning Pitch Competitors Announced

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2014 Lightning Pitch Competitors Announced The NewSpace Business Plan Competition, in collaboration with its sponsors (The Space Frontier Foundation, ATK, and Heinlein Prize Trust) are excited to announce the competitors for this years’ unique program, the 2014 Lightning Pitch Competition.  Competitors are listed below, in alphabetical order. This years’ Lightning Pitch Competition is a novel…

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Donna Edwards at NewSpace 2014

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Congresswoman Donna Edwards will be a keynote speaker for NewSpace 2014 Conference  Congresswoman Donna Edwards  NewSpace 2014 will be the premier gathering for space industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, students, and young professionals, providing an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in commercial space sector. The Space Frontier Foundation is delighted to announce that this year’s…

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Stay and Play at the NewSpace 2014 Conference

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Book Today to seek the best deals on the NewSpace 2014 Conference Hotel! Looking to attend NewSpace 2014 and need a place to stay? The Space Frontier Foundation is offering discounted hotel rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose to all conference attendees until the room block sells out. The DoubleTree will also be the home…

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SunSat Creator Peter Glaser Passes

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SunSat Creator Peter Glaser Passes Foundation Calls for Renewed Space Solar Power R&D   Silicon Valley, CA – The Space Frontier Foundation notes with sadness the passing of a pioneer of the space settlement community and a globally famous space technologist, Dr. Peter Glaser. In his tribute, the leaders of the Foundation called on policymakers…

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Announcing Speakers For NewSpace 2014

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Speakers for NewSpace 2014 Now Announced, Register Today! The next big thing is on the horizon; NewSpace 2014 will be held on July 25-26 in Silicon Valley, CA, and will feature some of the most prominent names from government, private space industry, investment and more. Have a look at just some of our speakers for 2014: Jason Crusan…

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“Lightning Pitch” Competition – NewSpace 2014

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“Lightning Pitch” Competition – NewSpace 2014 The NewSpace Business Plan Competition, ATK and the Heinlein Prize Trust will co-sponsor an Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition during NewSpace 2014   Silicon Valley, CA – The Space Frontier Foundation and the NewSpace Business Plan Competition are thrilled to announce a new type of entrepreneurial competition for 2014.  This year, the NewSpace Business Plan…

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Digital Solid State Propulsion is Headed to the International Space Station

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2012’s Newspace Business Plan Competition 2nd place winner, Digital Solid State Propulsion, is going to space! Silicon Valley, CA – This summer, Digital Solid State Propulsion’s microthruster will be deployed from the ISS aboard the SpinSat microsatellite, a project of the Naval Research Laboratory, in a partnership with Digital Solid State Propulsion (DSSP), Inc.  The missions’…

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Space Frontier Foundation Endorses Humans2Mars Conference

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Space Frontier Foundation Endorses Humans2Mars Conference Urges Members to “Show the Space Settlement Flag” at Washington Event   Silicon Valley, CA – The Space Frontier Foundation urges its members and supporters to attend Explore Mars Inc.’s 2014 Humans2Mars (H2M) Summit in Washington, D.C. on April 22-24. Join us in letting our policy makers know how important human exploration and the settlement of Mars is…

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