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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...
06/04/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 4, 2014) — The public is invited to visit the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this summer for 10 weeks of educational space-themed activities for all ages.The Discovery Center is located off of Garden of the Gods Road at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, and is the region’s first and only space, science and technology attraction.The Summer of...
05/13/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 13, 2014) — Bryan J. DeBates, Director - Education for the Space Foundation, has been named the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).Established in 1986, the Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal was first presented posthumously to Sharon Christa McAuliffe, first NASA Teacher in...
05/05/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 5, 2014) - Sherry Wilkewitz, a third grade teacher at The Classical Academy (TCA) Central Campus in Colorado Springs, Colo., is the 2014 recipient of The Anna and Kathryn Probert Educator Enrichment Scholarship. The scholarship will provide Wilkewitz with tuition, materials fees, plus a $500 stipend to attend the Space Foundation's June 23-27 Space Across the...
04/23/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 23, 2014) - For the second consecutive year, an educator in the Space Foundation's international Teacher Liaison program has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.Lynne F. Zielinski, a retired physics,...
04/17/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 17, 2014) -- Cristina Veresan, a middle school science teacher, at Star of the Sea School in Honolulu, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Space Foundation Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship. Veresan plans to use the scholarship to travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., this summer to attend the Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional...
04/02/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2014) - For the second time in four years, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work for in the United States. Previously listed in 2011, the Space Foundation now ranks 17th among similarly-sized organizations for 2014."I am very proud of our Space Foundation team...

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