Press Releases

08/24/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 24, 2016) - The Space Foundation and Lockheed Martin invite Colorado news media and the public to take a trip to Mars on the first virtual reality vehicle designed to inspire the next generation of students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Lockheed Martin is bringing its Generation Beyond Mars Experience Bus to the Space Foundation Discovery...
08/18/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 18, 2016) – The Space Foundation is seeking talented, creative student artists from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, to enter its seventh annual International Student Art Contest. Children may draw, paint or create a digital mixed media image for the 2017 contest theme "Space Through My Eyes..."The deadline to submit entries is noon universal time (12:00...
08/01/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 1, 2016) - During the past school year, the Space Foundation served more than 15,000 students and teachers with standards-based, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs. A quarter of these students were low-income and under-represented, and were able to come on field trips to the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado...
05/12/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 12, 2016) - Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has provided a grant to collaborate with the Space Foundation on a program that will further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies in several Brevard County, Fla., schools.The Space Foundation's Space in the Community is an immersive program for students, parents and teachers designed to inform and...
03/10/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 10, 2016) - The opening ceremony of the Space Foundation's 32nd Space Symposium will begin with the presentation of its highest education award. Margaret Rhule Baguio, Senior Education Outreach Coordinator for NASA Texas Space Grant Consortium, has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and...
02/16/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 16, 2016) - The Space Foundation has created a new summer program at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, specifically for youngsters ages nine through 12 years. Explore Space Experience is designed and led by certified master teachers to offer a variety of hands-on, immersive activities and experiences based on space and science, technology, engineering, art...
02/09/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 9, 2016) – The Space Foundation is taking its Space in the Community STEM education program to St. Vrain Valley Schools in February.Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., will share his experiences in space with students at several St. Vrain Valley Schools in Erie and Longmont, Colo., and will also join a panel discussion for a free public presentation and Star...
02/04/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2016) - The Space Foundation has selected 27 outstanding educators for its Flight 13-16 of Teacher Liaisons, including nine educators from India. This expands the international reach of this elite program, and brings the total number of international Teacher Liaisons to 29.The educators were chosen for their active promotion of space and science education....
11/20/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 20, 2015) – Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2016 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation,...
09/28/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 28, 2015) — If space and teaching are your passions, the Space Foundation can connect you with other like-minded educators around the globe to share ideas for bringing space themes into the classroom.Educators from anywhere in the world are invited to apply now to become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison. This prestigious program helps educators use space...

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