Press Releases

04/08/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 8, 2013) - The 36 winners of the 2013 Space Foundation International Student Art Contest were invited to attend the Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium, being held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs this week. Young artists from 12 countries were selected for the top slots from among more than 4,700 entries representing 45 countries,...
04/03/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2013) - The Space Foundation is bringing former NASA astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao to The Colorado Springs School on April 5 for a special Audience with an Astronaut program, then making his presentation available to the public on April 6 at the Space Foundation Visitors Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr.At The Colorado Springs School (CSS) April 5The Space Foundation will...
04/02/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2013) - The global space economy grew to $304.31 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2012, reflecting growth of 6.7 percent from the 2011 total of $285.33 billion. Commercial activity - space products and services and commercial infrastructure - drove much of this increase. From 2007 through 2012, the total has grown by 37 percent.Commercial...
04/01/2013
Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 1, 2013) - On Friday, April 5, 2013, more than 500 regional elementary and middle school students and educators will fill the seats of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Fairchild Hall large auditorium to spend some time with former NASA Astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., and learn about his experiences as a Space Shuttle astronaut and as a resident of the International Space...
03/27/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 27, 2013) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation welcomes one new board member, and recognizes one board member retirement. New to the board is:Thomas E. Vice, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (pictured right)Retiring from the board is:David L. Taylor, president and chief executive officer, Ball Aerospace &...
03/18/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 18, 2013) - The public is invited to meet former NASA astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao, and hear his experiences on board the International Space Station. The Space Foundation is presenting this Audience with an Astronaut experience at its world headquarters Visitors Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday, April 6.Chiao will give three...
03/11/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 11, 2013) - The 36 winners of the 2013 Space Foundation International Student Art Contest are the most globally diverse group in the contest's history. Young artists from 12 countries were selected for the top slots from among more than 4,700 entries representing 45 countries, including 38 U.S. states and territories - the largest response since the contest began...
03/07/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 7, 2013) - Daniel R. Newmyer, a science and math teacher for Center High School in rural southern Colorado, has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the 2013 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award, which is given annually in recognition of...
02/06/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 6, 2013) - The Space Foundation, a global space advocacy and education organization based in Colorado, is bringing its New Horizons community education program and former NASA astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao to Fairbanks Feb. 11-16.During the week, planned activities include:Monday, Feb. 11: Morning: School presentations at Two Rivers Elementary, Two Rivers.Afternoon...
01/29/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2013) - Two Audience with an Astronaut programs featuring former NASA Astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao will be held in Fairbanks, Alaska, in February. Co-sponsored by the Colorado-based Space Foundation and the local Noel Wien Library, the programs will feature Chiao talking about his experiences as a Space Shuttle astronaut and as a resident of the International Space...

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