Press Releases

09/16/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 16, 2014) - 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 has 200 active participants, and...
09/15/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 15, 2014) - Thanks to a generous grant from Northrop Grumman Corporation, the Space Foundation is offering 10 scholarships to select schools for a field trip to its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the Pikes Peak region's space, science and technology attraction and features the Northrop Grumman Science Center.A full...
09/10/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 10, 2014) - If space fantasy and science fiction is your thing, the Space Foundation's costume ball will make your Halloween complete. This is also a lot of fun for anyone who enjoys a great party.The 3rd Annual Space & Science Fiction Costume Ball will be held at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs, on Saturday, Oct....
09/09/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 9, 2014) - The Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship is given annually by the Space Foundation to provide professional development for a qualified educator of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or who works with PreK-12 students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry.The scholarship provides a unique opportunity for the recipient to travel to Colorado Springs, Colo.,...
08/14/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 14, 2014) – Students from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the Space Foundation’s fifth annual International Student Art Contest. Children may draw, paint or create a digital image of their idea of the view looking into space from a spaceship for the contest theme “The View From My Spaceship.”The deadline to submit entries is Friday,...
07/31/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 31, 2014) — The final two weeks of Summer of Discovery at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is dedicated to space technology and how it improves our lives. Learn the connection between space and beer. Find out how farmers use satellites to plant crops. See examples of certified space technologies, developed for use in space, but adapted...
07/17/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 17, 2014) — The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is featuring “Rocketry,” for its Summer of Discovery program July 22 - 26 and July 29 - Aug. 2.Special activities during “Rocketry” include a Girls’ STEM Day on July 23, with free admission for the first 50 girls, thanks to a grant from The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation.Also on July 23,...
07/02/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 2, 2014) — One of the most popular themes from last year’s Summer of Discovery returns this month -- “Mars, Rovers and Robots” will be reprised at the Discovery Center for two weeks beginning Tuesday, July 8.Try your hand at maneuvering underwater robots, build a Mars habitat, see robotic and hovercraft demonstrations and, on July 12, eat free chili and meet...
06/26/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 26, 2014) — During its Summer of Discovery the Space Foundation Discovery Center is presenting two weeks of activities and special events that focus on the theme of “Astronomy,” culminating with star gazing with the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society, starting at 8:00 p.m. on July 3. The star gazing and most other “Astronomy” activities at the Discovery...
06/24/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 19, 2014) — If you’ve ever wished you could ask a question of astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson about the mysteries of our universe, the Space Foundation is providing that opportunity. On Wednesday, June 25, at 6:00 p.m., come to the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs for a Google Hangouts live video call with Dr. Tyson. The event is part...

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