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All Eyes on Florida As Obama Space Conference Nears

April 14th, 2010

Anticipation continues to mount as April 15 and President Obama’s major space policy address nears.   The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and NASA each have issued fact sheets that are available on OSTP’s website.  According to NASA’s instructions to the media, the President will land at Kennedy Space Center at 1:30 pm EDT, and the program will begin at 2:45 pm.   Air Force One and the President will depart at 3:45 pm.  The conference includes “breakout groups” after the President’s address and then a closing ceremony, but details are scarce.   The entire event will be streamed on NASA TV.

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Tweets from the National Space Symposium: Bolden, Kehler Speak; Space Industry Has Forgotten Past

April 13th, 2010

How did we ever get along without Twitter?  And Tweeters like Jeff Foust from Spacepolitics.com, Miles O’Brien from This Week in Space, and NASA’s own Wayne Hale?  Their tweets from the Space Foundation’s National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs makes it seem like being there yourself!   Here are a few samples from today’s events featuring NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, Commander of Air Force Space Command Gen. Robert Kehler, and a space investment industry panel.  Check Twitter or these guys’ blogs for more of their news and views.

 

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