Press Releases

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...
08/05/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 5, 2015) - The Space Foundation is hosting a Space Career Day Workshop at Utah State University (Logan) on Monday, Aug. 10, from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The workshop is part of the 2015 Small Satellite Conference, held Aug. 8-13, at Utah State University, but students need not be registered for the conference in order to attend the workshop.Graduate and undergraduate...
07/29/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 29, 2015) - Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has made a four-year commitment to Colorado Springs and the Space Foundation to provide educational opportunities to inspire the next generation of innovators through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Raytheon will be sponsoring STEM related educational activities at the Space Foundation's Discovery Center...
06/30/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 30, 2105) - The Space Foundation and the Pikes Peak Children's Museum (PPCM) announced today they have entered into an agreement for the Space Foundation to provide accommodations within its Discovery Center, enabling PPCM to host traveling exhibits, bringing world class children's museum experiences to Pikes Peak region families and visitors.Pikes Peak Children's...
05/13/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 13, 2015) - A $400,000 grant from Lockheed Martin Corporation has established the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center (LMSEC) at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.LMSEC was dedicated in a public ceremony at the Space Foundation Discovery Center on May 12, and is already benefiting Colorado schoolchildren and educators, especially those at...

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