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On March 7, new Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs for a community breakfast and tour of the facility. The visit was the Secretary's first public appearance in Colorado's Pikes Peak region.  While at the Space Foundation, James toured its Discovery Center, a public space, technology and science attraction, which...
The Space Foundation congratulates Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and NASA on the successful launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Earth observation mission from pad 1 at the Tanegashima Space Center, Thursday, Feb. 27 (U.S. time), Tanegashima, Japan.Launched upon a Japanese H-IIA rocket carrying the NASA- JAXA Global GPM Core Observatory, GPM, will help advance our...
The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is open until 5:00 p.m. today, Saturday, March 1, with special "Star Days" activities included in the price of admission.Children can conduct science experiments with Cool Science®, burn off some energy in the bounce house, or try out the new Mars Robotics Laboratory.Learn more about our universe in our Science On a Sphere® theatre, with...
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will be honored in 2014 with the Space Education Inspiration Award, recognizing his support and promotion of space education and innovation, specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).The award will be presented to Pulham by the Federation of Galaxy Explorers at the 2014 Galaxy Ball on June 6....
On Saturday, Feb. 8, join a celebration at the Discovery Center commemorating the February birthdays of noted astronomers Galileo Galilei and Nicolaus Copernicus. The Discovery Center will celebrate with a create-a-telescope activity, while supplies last, and a full day of Cool Science® demonstrations.Saturday Star Days Activities, Feb. 8, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.:Cool Science® hands-on...
Save $500 on standard industry registration by taking advantage of the Super Early Bird Discount through Friday, Jan. 24., at Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium will be held May 19-22, 2014, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. Space Symposium registration includes admittance to the exhibit center, the opening ceremony and several...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  (Jan. 8, 2014) - The Space Foundation issued a statement today regarding extension of the International Space Station mission. Media has reported that NASA plans to announce White House approval to extend the mission by four years until 2024. In anticipation of that announcement, the Space Foundation released this comment:"The Space Foundation strongly supports the...
This week, the Space Foundation welcomed to its world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Maj. Gen. Jay H. Lindell, USAF (Ret.), Aerospace and Defense Industry Champion at Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.In November 2013, Gov. Hickenlooper announced that Lindell would be responsible for overseeing the implementation of the state's aerospace strategic plan, and...
The Space Foundation has issued a Call for Papers for Technical Track presentations to be delivered on May 21, 2014. A new addition to the annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from government and industry leaders in space technology development, and to learn about advances from presenters in a series of 20-minute tech...
Space Foundation offices and the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs will close for holiday break beginning Saturday, Dec. 14, reopening Thursday, Jan. 2.Our most sincere thank you to all who supported the Space Foundation during 2013.The Space Foundation is the leading proponent of peaceful space exploration and use, and brings people from around the world together to open...



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