Highlights of Past Events

11/20/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 20, 2007) -- On November 20, 2007, the Space Foundation’s Washington D.C., office hosted another successful Space Foundation Correspondent’s Group (SFCG) breakfast. National Security Space Office (NSSO) Director Joe Rouge was the featured speaker, addressing a group of reporters representing national, trade, and wire services. The NSSO facilitates the...
11/18/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Nov. 19, 2007) -- The Space Foundation, in conjunction with Air Force Space Command and with the support of Analytical Graphics, Inc., recently conducted four Xplore Space programs in the Colorado Springs area. The Xplore Space program brings military and aerospace professionals into the classroom to show students practical applications of science, technology,...
11/08/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 8, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently brought the excitement and wonder of space to students, teachers, and business leaders in Fairbanks, Alaska. At the invitation and with the support of the Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation, Space Foundation representatives and two astronauts touched more than 1700 students from pre-school through college, more...
09/27/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 27, 2007) -- The Space Foundation’s Washington, D.C. office hosted its first Space Foundation Correspondent’s Group on September 27, 2007, with NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale as the featured guest.  Washington D.C. based reporters from media outlets including large national newspapers, newswires, and trade press participated in this inaugural event....
09/11/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 11, 2007) -- Shades of Blue, an educational organization that helps to enable and prepare students for careers in aviation and aerospace, presented the Space Foundation with a Corporate Leadership Award for its work in education. The Shades of Blue Fifth Annual Awards Dinner and Fundraiser featured master of ceremonies, Dave Aguilera, meteorologist and reporter...
09/04/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 4, 2007) -- Last week, the Space Foundation’s education team conducted stargazing exercises for 75 6th grade students from Venetucci Elementary at Bear Trap Ranch. This fun and educational activity was part of an annual pre-school camp experience for the school’s 6th grade students and their teachers. Bryan DeBates, senior curriculum analyst and program developer...
08/26/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2007) -- The Space Foundation, in partnership with Space Florida, recently conducted the "Florida Space Leadership Forum" focused on the local, state, and national issues associated with the transition between the Space Shuttle and Constellation programs. The day-long event attracted a wide range of participants, including more than 100 executives,...
08/07/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 7, 2007) -- At the special invitation of NASA, more than a dozen Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons, including Kathy Brandon, 2006 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award, are in Florida for the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-118. In addition to viewing the launch, the teachers participated in a special tour of...
07/30/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 30, 2007) -- Space Foundation Director of Space Technology Awareness Kevin C. Cook recently attended and spoke at the NASA Innovative Partnership Program Quarterly Review in Cleveland, Ohio. This conference focused on the expanded development, application, and dissemination of life improving technologies spawned by our continued exploration of the cosmos....
07/16/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 17, 2007) -- The Space Foundation recently completed another successful Summer Institute course. The third in a five week series of graduate level courses for educators, “Space Technologies in the Classroom: Exploring Robotics and Satellites” was held July 9 – 13 on the Colorado Springs campus of Regis University.  Participants studied the latest space and...

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