Press Releases

10/13/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 13, 2014) - Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2015 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,...
10/09/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 9, 2014) - The Space Foundation's 3rd Annual Space & Science Fiction Costume Ball will be enhanced for 2014, with games of skill, a "photo bar" and more prizes than ever.Plan now to attend this fantastic event at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs, on Saturday, Oct. 25, 7:00-11:00 p.m. Proceeds will benefit STEM...
10/08/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2014) - A grant from Lockheed Martin Corporation for an education center at the Space Foundation World Headquarters and Discovery Center in Colorado Springs will directly benefit schoolchildren and educators, especially those at schools serving large concentrations of low-income and at-risk children.Lockheed Martin, a long-time champion of future innovators in...
10/07/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 7, 2014) - Now is the best time to register for the 31st Space Symposium to take advantage of the lowest rate that will be offered for the premier space conference of 2015.The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and the Space Foundation is offering a Super Savings rate now on standard industry...
09/30/2014
Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sept. 30, 2014) - On Friday, Oct. 10, the global celebration of World Space Week will conclude locally when more than 250 elementary and middle school students and educators fill the seats of the U.S. Air Force Academy's (USAFA) Fairchild Hall auditorium for presentations by former NASA Astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D. Media may attend these presentations and arrange...
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,...

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