Press Releases

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...
10/07/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2003) -- Hundreds of teachers and thousands of students from across the country are expected to attend the Space Foundation's first educational conference of its kind, the 2003 Colorado Centennial of Flight Celebration, scheduled Nov. 6-7 at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). USAFA cadets will also participate and assist with breakout sessions. Fresh off...
04/30/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 1, 2003) -- The Space Foundation and Regis University announced today the launch of a new Master of Education Degree program, with an emphasis in Space Studies Leadership. The new degree, offered by the Foundation and Regis in collaboration, is regionally accredited by North Central Association and provides a quality, easily accessible, distance-delivered...
04/28/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 29, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today that its recently concluded 19th National Space Symposium (April 7-10, 2003) grew 20 percent as compared to the 2002 event - attracting record numbers of registrants, exhibitors and other participants. The premier annual space industry conference and trade show, held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, this...
04/08/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 9, 2003) -- The Space Foundation announced today a new educational initiative called the Ascent program, designed to stimulate interest among college level students in pursuing high technology careers in the aerospace industry. The Ascent program offers students a one-of-a-kind fellowship for academic needs and unique experiences in various aerospace venues. The...

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