Press Releases

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 (...
05/16/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 16, 2011) -- Pueblo-area educators can learn how to use space themes in the classroom to improve their students' science, technology, engineering and  mathematics (STEM) interest and skills -- at absolutely no cost -- by attending a "Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction" course June 27 - July 1 at Colorado State University (CSU) - Pueblo.This Space...
05/11/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 12, 2011) -- Four students from three states have been named grand prize winners in the Space Foundation's first student art contest. All winners were recognized at a special ceremony in April at the 27th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., where two former NASA astronauts, Richard Hieb and Danny Olivas, announced the grand prize winners selected...
05/09/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 9, 2011) -- During the 27th National Space Symposium, held April 11-14 in Colorado Springs, Colo., United Space Alliance (USA) partnered with the Space Foundation to present two checks for $5,000 to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons who applied for the first-time grant by submitting student project plans to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)...
05/03/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 3, 2011) -- Robin Little, a Safety Harbor (Fla.) Elementary School teacher, has been awarded the first Space Foundation Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers.The scholarship was established by the Space Foundation in late 2010, to create special professional development opportunities for teachers currently teaching in the Pinellas County (Fla.)...

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