Press Releases

03/05/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 5, 2012) -- Cynthia D. Waters, Ed.D., has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as the winner of the 2012 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Named for Mercury Astronaut Alan Shepard, the award will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 28th...
03/02/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 1, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes Rocky Mountain PBS (RMPBS) as its newest Certified Educational Product partner. Over the past months, the Space Foundation has provided the scripting and talent for video vignettes featured on two RMPBS educational programs for students - Matchwits and Homework Hotline. The Matchwits segments pose video questions for student...
02/21/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 21, 2012) -- The Space Foundation is accepting applications for a scholarship specifically for educators in Pinellas County, Fla. The Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers was established by the Space Foundation in 2010 to create special professional development opportunities for teachers currently teaching in the Pinellas County Schools, and...
01/19/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes an important addition to its leadership team; former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., will serve in the newly-created position of Space Foundation Special Advisor - Human Spaceflight. Chiao flew on three Space Shuttle flights, a Russian Soyuz flight and was the commander of International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 10...
01/12/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes STK software by Analytical Graphics, Inc., (AGI), as its newest Certified Educational Product partner. Already a Certified Space Technology, STK has been added to the Certified Educational Product category in recognition of its use for student and teacher education programs at the AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space...
01/06/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2012) -- The Space Foundation invites student in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, or equivalent, throughout the world to enter original artwork depicting the theme "Space is Infinite -- Explore!" for an opportunity to receive national recognition and to win prizes, and an invitation to attend an awards ceremony at the 28th National Space Symposium next April...
12/14/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2011) -- The Space Foundation has selected a panel of judges for its 2012 student art contest, themed "Space is Infinite -- Explore!" co-sponsored by Space Foundation Patron ARES Corporation.The panel includes: Lourn Eidel, assistant art director, Crystal Peak Design, Colorado Springs; Sam Gappmayer, president and chief executive officer, Colorado Springs Fine...
10/26/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 26, 2011) -- Educators who effectively use space 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 2012 flight of Teacher Liaisons. This will be the tenth year of this prestigious, nationally recognized...
09/20/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 21, 2011) -- Honeywell has provided additional funding for the Honeywell Mars Robotic Experience at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute (SFDI) in Colorado Springs, Colo. The donation provides robots and support funds for the SFDI Mars Yard laboratory, a simulated Martian terrain where students learn a wide variety of science, technology, engineering and...
09/12/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 12, 2011) -- The Space Foundation invites student in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, or equivalent, throughout the world to enter original artwork depicting the theme "Space is Infinite -- Explore!" for an opportunity to receive national recognition and to win prizes, and an invitation to attend an awards ceremony at the 28th National Space Symposium next April...

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