Press Releases

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-...
06/16/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 17, 2004) -- TO: Editors, Reporters and Photographers WHAT: Earth Systems Science: Mysterious Mars Revealed Space Discovery graduate course for K-12 educators During the one-week course, participants will have the opportunity for a unique learning experience in the Garden of the Gods and on Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs. Educators will do field work utilizing the...
05/09/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(May. 10, 2004) -- For the 17th year, Colorado Springs will be excitement central for teachers from across the country as the Space Foundation hosts another series of summer graduate experiences replete with rockets, robots, telescopes and more. From Mars exploration and space biology to robotics, rocketry, and astronomy, teachers have the opportunity to step outside the...
03/30/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 31, 2004) -- Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium and Space Foundation Board Member, reminded attendees today of the 20th National Space Symposium that the seven planets of antiquity will line up in this evening's sky, an extremely rare occurance that doesn't repeat until 2036. Back when everybody believed that Earth occupied...
03/10/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Mar. 11, 2004) -- The Space Foundation announced today the first winners of the Ascent awards, a scholarship program that offers students an insider's view of the stimulating work that the space business affords. The program is designed to stimulate interest among college students in pursuing high technology careers in the aerospace industry - it offers students financial...
03/09/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 10, 2004) -- College students can combine their education and talents with an interest in space and learn more about opportunities in the space industry at the second annual Space Career Fair for College Students. Scheduled Tuesday, March 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, the Space Career Fair is hosted by the Space Foundation, its...
02/24/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Feb. 25, 2004) -- An exciting new initiative is underway at the Space Foundation, which today announced its first flight of Teacher Liaisons. This select group of educators will receive special training and professional development experiences as part of their commitment in representing the Space Foundation in schools across the country. They will be an active link between...

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