Highlights of Past Events

08/03/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2013) - Don't miss the Space Foundation's grand finale week of its 10-week Summer of Discovery. Come to the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs Aug. 6 - 10 for "A Taste of Space Technology" and find out how space has become an important part of our everyday lives.The Space Foundation's Discovery Center is the region's only space, science and technology attraction...
07/27/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 29, 2013) - Celebrate Colorado's statehood with "Colorado Days" at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, July 30 - Aug. 3. Festivities will include the opening on July 30 of a new space exhibit displaying satellite images of Earth, on loan from Colorado company DigitalGlobe.The Space Foundation's Discovery Center is the region's only space, science and technology...
07/22/2013
Twenty honor students from Yeungjin College in Daegu, South Korea, toured the Space Foundation Discovery Center on Monday, July 22, as part of a week-long program called Global Leaders Exploration to the United States. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was instrumental in bringing them to Colorado Springs and to the Space Foundation for today's visit. They were accompanied by Sandra...
07/20/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 18, 2013) - Young women and girls who dream of a career in aerospace are encouraged to come to the Space Foundation Discovery center July 23-27 to meet and hear from women who have been leaders in spaceflight.The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's only space, science and technology attraction, and is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,...
07/12/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 9, 2013) - The Space Foundation's Discovery Center will highlight its Science On a Sphere® during a week of "Weather Wonders," July 9-13. Colorado Springs meteorologists Matt Meister and Rachael Plath will use the Sphere to illustrate their weather presentations at the Discovery Center.Science On a Sphere is a projection system developed by the National Oceanic and...
07/06/2013
It was "Red, White and Blue" week at the Space Foundation Discovery Center this past week and highlights included the grand opening of a new visiting exhibit from NASA and presentations from several former NASA astronauts.On Tuesday, July 2, Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham kicked off the week with a presentation at the Discovery Center about "America's Changing Role in Space," sharing his...
05/31/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 31, 2013) - The public is invited to visit the new Space Foundation Discovery Center this summer for 10 weeks of educational space activities appropriate for all ages. Each week will focus on a specific theme, culminating with a full day of special activities each Saturday, included in the price of the Saturday admission.The Space Foundation Discovery Center, located...
05/02/2013
On May 1, the Space Foundation conducted a briefing on Capitol Hill for almost 50 government officials and congressional staffers to discuss the findings published in The Space Report 2013: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity.The Space Report, published annually by the Space Foundation, contains worldwide space facts and figures and is illustrated with photographs, charts...
04/12/2013
The 29th National Space Symposium concluded Thursday night with the gala Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner® and the Reception in Celebration of the New Generation Space Leaders.The event proved a successful accomplishment in a challenging year with 9,000 total participants from more than 30 nations. Among the participants were:Approximately 160 exhibitors, including 33 that...
04/11/2013
 The Space Foundation honored two 2013 Space Technology Hall of Fame® inductees at the 29th National Space Symposium with three special events:The Space Technology Hall of Fame Private Induction Ceremony, co-sponsored by Intelsat (pictured, left)The Space Technology Hall of Fame Cocktail Reception, co-sponsored by InmarsatThe Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner, co-sponsored...

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