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02/08/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2014) - The Space Foundation has selected 24 outstanding educators for its 2014 flight of Teacher Liaisons, including four educators in India and one in Australia. This expands the international reach of this elite program, and brings the total number of international Teacher Liaisons to six.The educators were chosen for their active promotion of space and...
01/23/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  (Jan. 23, 2014) - The 25 winners of the 2014 Space Foundation International Student Art Contest are the most globally diverse group in the contest’s history. Young artists were selected for the top slots from among more than 7,100 entries representing 54 countries, including 43 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories – the largest response...
01/21/2014
Washington, D.C. (Jan. 21, 2014) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation conducted its annual meeting today, electing the following officers and directors:Lon C. Levin, co-founder of XM Satellite Radio, and president of SkySevenVentures, was elected chairman of the boardADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), former commander, United States Strategic Command, and former president and chief...
01/15/2014
 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 15, 2014) - Starting Thursday, Jan. 30, the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs will remain open one evening each month, for a Star Days Thursday leading into a special theme Star Days Saturday. The monthly Star Days will feature extra attractions and activities, included in the price of regular Discovery Center admission.Discovery Center...
01/01/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2013) -- The Space Foundation has been chosen to receive a $5,000 grant by the Pikes Peak Regional Council of El Pomar Foundation. In supporting the Pikes Peak Area regional interest behind this grant, the Space Foundation will offer scholarships to students and their teachers in the Pikes Peak Region, emphasizing Teller County, El Paso County outside metro-...
10/29/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2013) - For its 30th year the Space Foundation's global space conference unveils a new name to reflect its expanding international reach. With "National" dropped from its name, the 30th Space Symposium will be held May 19-22, 2014, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., U.S.A.The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate, with up to $500 in...
09/26/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 26, 2013) - 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, who have an interest in space, are invited to apply now to become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison. This prestigious program has...
09/23/2013
Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sept. 23, 2013) - On Friday, Oct. 4, the global celebration of World Space Week will launch locally when more than 500 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. The Space Foundation is bringing Chiao to Colorado Springs...
09/17/2013
Sally Ride Science, with support from the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will deliver in-person training to educators at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday, September 21.This professional development event -- called Igniting Student Interest in STEM -- will help improve how educators increase student engagement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and...
09/10/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 10, 2013) - Each year, the Space Foundation provides professional development for a qualified educator through the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship, established specifically for educators of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or who work with PreK-12 students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry.The scholarship covers tuition, fees, expenses and lodging for the...

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