Press Releases

11/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2010) -- A corporate donation is the first step in establishing a new lab at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs. The donation, referred to as the "Honeywell Mars Robotic Experience," provides robots for a future simulated Martian terrain mission laboratory incorporating student-designed-and-built robots."The idea behind this lab is to...
10/20/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 20, 2010) -- The Space Foundation is demonstrating how astronauts conduct experiments on the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle Oct. 23-24 at the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. Using gloveboxes similar to the ones used in space to prevent experiments from floating away and to keep scientists and astronauts safe,...
09/15/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 15, 2010) -- Educators of Hawai'ian or part-Hawai'ian ancestry or who work with pre-K-12 students of Hawai'ian or part-Hawai'ian ancestry have an extraordinary opportunity to travel to Colorado Springs - for free - to learn how to use space in the classroom.Each year, the Space Foundation provides professional development opportunities for a qualified Hawai'ian...
09/07/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 7, 2010) -- Educators who effectively use spce themes to inspire students and strengthen lesson plans have a great opportunity for additional support from the nation's premier space advocacy organization. The Space Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2011 flight of Teacher Liaisons.This will be the ninth year of this prestigious, nationally recognized...
06/02/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 2, 2010) -- The Space Foundation, one of the nation's top providers of space-related educational programs, will deliver a week of Space Across the Curriculum programming for teachers and students in the suburban Chicago Lyons Township Consortium, June 14-18.The Consortium includes: Hinsdale Community Consolidated School District 181, LaGrange Highlands School...
05/26/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 26, 2010) -- Educators who want to improve their classroom skills, better motivate their students and - potentially - earn a master's degree can sign up for Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development classes.These week-long, intensive, graduate-level courses provide PreK-12 educators with space-related STEM education knowledge and...
04/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 14, 2010) -- More than 900 local students and over 80 teachers from 11 states and Puerto Rico are moving through The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., this week, participating in the education component of the Space Foundation’s 26th National Space Symposium. The education programs encompass educator professional development, student participation, and...
02/25/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 25, 2010) -- Allen V. Robnett, a science teacher at Gallatin High School in Gallatin, Tenn., has been named the 2010 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award, which is given each year by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Space Foundation in recognition of outstanding...
01/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 13, 2010) -- A generous donation from Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) has launched a new space education lab in Colorado Springs – the AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute.AGI, headquartered in Exton, Pa., donated software, licensing, and new computer equipment valued at more than $3 million to establish the education lab, which...
10/14/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2009) -- Nebraska K-12 teachers have an extraordinary opportunity to learn about space-related educational programs and resources available from the Space Foundation, Lockheed Martin, and the NASA Nebraska Space Grant at a seminar for educators being held in conjunction with the Strategic Space Symposium at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb., next month.The...

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