Highlights of Past Events

02/02/2012
The Space Foundation and Australian Ambassador Kim Beazley hosted a reception at the Australian Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 1 for 200 space leaders from government and industry who joined together in honor of the long space endeavor partnership between the United States and Australia. Representing the Space Foundation board of directors were Chairman Martin C. Faga, Treasurer Anita...
01/27/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 27, 2012) -- During his visit to Colorado this week with President Barack Obama, Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley toured the new Space Foundation world headquarters in Colorado Springs with Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham. Included in tour were Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, vice commander, Air Force Space Command, and Brig. Gen. Margaret B. Poore,...
01/04/2012
Space Foundation team members Janet Stevens, Margo Hatton and Bernadette Sormani got into the holiday spirit along with members of their families on Christmas Eve by answering phone calls and emails for the North American Aerospace Defense Command's NORAD Tracks Santa Program.NORAD Tracks Santa is a Certified Imagination Product in the Space Foundation's Space CertificationTM program.This year...
11/04/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2011) -- Colorado Springs' sister city, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico, sent a delegation of city officials to visit Colorado Springs this week. Part of the tour included visiting the Space Foundation Discovery Institute and Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy, which share a campus on the east side of town.The Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy is a public middle school with...
10/30/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 31, 2011) -- The Space Foundation seeks out opportunities to find new ways to interest young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). When Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, Colo., offered Boo at the Zoo during the last week of October, the Space Foundation was there, offering a fun astronomy activity showing children how to...
10/28/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 28, 2011) -- Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper takes a turn at navigating robots on the simulated Martian terrain at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute Mars Yard in Colorado Springs. The governor addressed leaders from around Colorado who met at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute this week to tour the facility and learn what the Space Foundation is...
10/17/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 18, 2011) -- Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command, visited the new Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., this week. The building is undergoing renovation as the 45,715 square feet of space is adapted for Space Foundation growth.Shelton will be a featured presenter at the Space Foundation's 28th National Space...
10/04/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 4, 2011) -- All 36 winning entries from the 2011 Space Foundation Student Art Contest are on public exhibit at the Pikes Peak Library District's Penrose Library branch, 20 North Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, Colo., during October. The 2012 Space Foundation Student Art Contest launched last month.More than 150 PreK-12 students from 13 states entered the 2011 Space...
09/09/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 10, 2011) -- NASA astronaut Col. Michael T. Good, USAF (Retired), signed autographs at the Space Foundation booth and presented awards on Sept. 10 at the Chick-fil-A Patriots' Festival and Ride for Heroes in Colorado Springs.Combining three bicycle rides with a free family event that remembers September 11, 2001, the Chick-fil-A Patriots' Festival and...
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...

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