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09/28/2012
This week, more students participated in sessions at the Space Foundation's Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere®, testing our new Wonders of the Universe courses for PreK-12th grade students. In all, approximately 350 students from 11 Colorado schools are participating in "soft opening" sessions of the standards-based courses that use our...
09/19/2012
Today, the new Space Foundation Northrop Grumman Science Center welcomed its first students. Approximately 50 fourth graders from Talbott Elementary School in Widefield District 3, Colo., and 50 fifth graders from Discovery Canyon Campus Academy in Colorado Springs District 20 stepped through the doors of the new facility, which features Science On a Sphere® (SOS), to participate in a "soft...
09/15/2012
A crowd of almost 600 celebrated Air Force Space Command's birthday Friday night at The Space Foundation Presents a 30th Anniversary Salute to Air Force Space Command at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.The event included a reception, dinner, awards presentations and remarks by former Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) Commander Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USAF, Ret., who was introduced by...
09/14/2012
Come see the Space Foundation at the What If... Festival of Innovation & Imagination, to be held Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the Plaza of the Rockies, in downtown Colorado Springs, Colo.What If... will fill more than six square blocks of downtown Colorado Springs with activities demonstrating and encouraging innovation, imagination and creativity for all ages.The Space...
09/12/2012
The Space Foundation is supporting the future of space with programs at the 13th annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference this week in Maui, Hawai'i. Involvement includes presentation of a space technology panel on the main agenda, education programs for teachers and students, a reception for young space professionals and co-sponsorship of a special space...
09/07/2012
The Space Foundation is participating in several special events open to the community in Alamosa, Colo., on Sept. 6-7 in conjunction with Adams State University (ASU)'s Zacheis Planetarium Grand Re-Opening Celebration.The activities, supported by a $3.6 million grant to ASU from the U.S. Department of Education's Hispanic Serving Institutions STEM (science, technology, engineering and...
09/06/2012
Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham will help celebrate the opening of the Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) and the NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Education Laboratory at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) on Sept. 6. Also attending the opening will be NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck, along with officials from UTEP and state and local leaders...
08/31/2012
A diverse background in materials science engineering, professional football and as an astronaut led Leland Melvin to his current position as NASA Associate Administrator for Education. On Friday, he visited Space Foundation headquarters and toured the soon-to-open Visitors Center. Melvin also toured the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs and spoke...
08/31/2012
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham participated in a panel discussion about the future of space on The World Today, Australia's leading afternoon radio current affairs radio program on Thursday, Aug. 30.Broadcast across Australia by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), The World Today can also be heard internationally on the Internet or via...
08/22/2012
The Space Foundation partnered with the Secure World Foundation on Aug. 21 to host a lunch briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss international initiatives aimed at outer space security and sustainability.The briefing was conducted by a panel featuring:Sam Black, director of policy, Satellite Industry Association (SIA)Peter Marquez, vice president of strategy and planning, Orbital, and former White...

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