Press Releases

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...
09/06/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 7, 2011) -- The Space Foundation is emphasizing the future of space with programs at the 12th annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference in Maui, Hawai'i.Involvement includes a reception for young space professionals, education programs for teachers and students. In addition, Space Foundation Vice President - Washington...
08/26/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 26, 2011) -- The Space Foundation has signed an agreement with Colorado State University-Pueblo (CSU-Pueblo) that will provide significant benefits to the community and the University's teacher education program, including distance education, internships, pre-service and in-service instruction as well as collaborative research and service opportunities.The two...
08/05/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 5, 2011) -- The Space Foundation's local Festival of Science has been such a tremendous success that a second festival has been added this year to coincide with the Aug. 25 open house at the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy, 4220 East Pikes Peak Avenue, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Festival, which will be held from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Academy's gymnasium, is free...
07/06/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 6, 2011) -- Student artwork submitted to the Space Foundation Student Art Contest held in conjunction with the recent National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., will be taking a longer trip than expected when digital images of the paintings, drawings and multimedia compositions lift off to the International Space Station (ISS) this week aboard the Space...
06/02/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 2, 2011) -- Jo Ann Davis, mathematics coach at North Middle School in Colorado Springs, has been awarded a scholarship by Horace Mann Insurance to attend a one-week Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum professional development course this summer. Davis has chosen to attend the Space Foundation rocketry course, to be held the week of June 20 at the Space...
05/16/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 17, 2011) -- A simulated Martian terrain and robotics laboratory is the newest addition to the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs. The Space Foundation will launch the new Mars Yard on May 18 in a ceremony presented cooperatively with Colorado Springs School District 11 (D-11) and the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation (...

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