Press Releases

01/19/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2006) -- Applications for the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship for Teachers are due to the Space Foundation by April 14, 2006. Eligible applicants include any credentialed teacher working with students pre-kindergarten through 12th grade who is of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or who works exclusively or extensively with children of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian...
11/17/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 18, 2005) -- The Space Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in space endeavors and space education, is conducting a Space in the Classroom (SITC) educational program today for a select group of middle school students. Students from Jackson Middle School in Titusville are participating in the program, whose theme is `...
11/03/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today that it has developed a comprehensive bank of science lessons for grades pre-K through high school. The lesson plans meet national science standards and can be downloaded online at www.ScienceStandardsLessons.org. This new resource is free to educators, and new lessons will be added periodically throughout each year....
09/12/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 13, 2005) -- The Space Foundation will host Space in the Classroom (SITC) on Friday, Sept. 16 at the Peterson Air Force Base Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The one-day conference is free and open to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons, invited K-12 educators, and their classes. Col John L. Wilkinson, USAF, deputy director of Mission Support, Air Force Space...
07/19/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 20, 2005) -- Demonstrating its commitment to education, teachers, and future generations, The Boeing Company has fully sponsored one of the Space Foundation's Summer Institute programs. Boeing supported 40 teachers who participated in `Space Technologies in the Classroom,` in which they learned about the use and applications of satellites and the function of the...
06/13/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 14, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today the selection of Jasmine I. Amoguis as the 2005 winner of the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship for Teachers. As the 2005 scholarship recipient, Amoguis will receive a travel allowance, meal and lodging expenses, and full tuition to one of the Space Foundation's Summer Institute programs. Amoguis, who lives in Kailua-...
01/25/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 26, 2005) -- The Space Foundation will present its Education Achievement Award to the Aerospace Education Foundation on April 4, 2005, for its enduring commitment to provide public awareness programs, education, and financial assistance to further America's aerospace excellence. The award will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 21st National Space...
01/19/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2005) -- The Space Foundation has established the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship for Teachers to create special professional development opportunities for teachers of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or teachers working with students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry. The Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship for Teachers provides a unique opportunity for the...
11/17/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 18, 2004) -- Dr. Patricia J. Arnold, vice president of education and workforce development for the Space Foundation, recently received the Aerospace Educator Award from Women in Aerospace, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in aerospace and related careers and to recognizing the achievements of outstanding...
09/01/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 2, 2004) -- A lot has changed in the space industry during the past 50 years and educators soon will have the opportunity to be inspired by NASA astronauts and military leaders who will share a glimpse of early space achievements. This special Space in the Classroom program, hosted by the Space Foundation and Air Force Space Command, was created to celebrate a half-...

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