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08/07/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 7, 2007) -- At the special invitation of NASA, more than a dozen Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons, including Kathy Brandon, 2006 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award, are in Florida for the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-118. In addition to viewing the launch, the teachers participated in a special tour of...
07/16/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 17, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently completed another successful Summer Institute course. The third in a five week series of graduate level courses for educators, “Space Technologies in the Classroom: Exploring Robotics and Satellites” was held July 9 – 13 on the Colorado Springs campus of Regis University.  Participants studied the latest space and...
07/06/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 6, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently wrapped up a second week of the 2007 Summer Institute graduate courses for educators. “Astronomy Principles for the Classroom: Exploring Our Galaxy,” focused on astronomy as it relates to astrobiology and the development of life on Earth, as well as the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe. Participating...
06/27/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 27, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently completed the first course in the 2007 Summer Institute series. Biological and Physical Research: Human Physiology and Nanotechnology, a graduate level course for educators, focused on the impacts of a microgravity environment on the human body. Throughout the course, participating educators examined how the...
06/20/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 21, 2007) -- Space Foundation leadership participated in the public roll out of the Partnership in Innovation Preparation for Educators and Students (PIPES) program at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) on June 21, 2007. This program, a long-term initiative undertaken by UCCS and the Space Foundation, is intended to address the growing problem...
05/29/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 30, 2007) -- Attention all preK - 12 educators! Receive a variety of FREE (+ shipping and handling) educational guides, lithographs, and posters for your classroom. Hours of Operation Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) by appointment only Contact the Space Foundation's education team to schedule an appointment or to order materials by phone at 1-800-691-...
04/02/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 2, 2007) -- Today the Space Foundation announced the selection of the 2007 Flight of Teacher Liaisons. This year’s flight consists of 29 individuals from across the country including traditional and non-traditional educators from public and private schools and the aerospace industry. The highly-regarded Teacher Liaison program, now in its fourth year, selects...
09/02/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 3, 2003) -- George Mason University (GMU) has teamed with the American Astronautical Society and the Space Foundation to offer a short course on "The U.S. Government Space Sector." Developed by the George Mason University School of Public Policy, Center for Aerospace Policy Research, the course will provide an overview of the departments and agencies, both civil and...
07/21/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 22, 2003) -- The Space Foundation recently wrapped up its `Rocketry and the Biology of Living in Space` Space Discovery graduate course, a unique hands- on experience for educators to gain new skills and content knowledge in math, science and aerospace studies. The course was held July 7-11 at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs.K-12...
06/18/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 19, 2003) -- NASA has selected the Space Foundation to form a "Blue Ribbon Panel" to develop new educator astronaut evaluative criteria. Led by Dr. Patricia "Patty" Arnold, Space Foundation Vice President of Education and Workforce Development, the nine-member panel is meeting at Space Foundation headquarters for an intensive five-week effort before submitting final...

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