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Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development courses started this week at two locations in Colorado Springs, Colo.These intensive week-long graduate-level courses for pre-k - 12 educators provide space-related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content that is instantly transferable to the classroom. All courses are hands-on and focus on...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 6, 2012) - The Space Foundation issued a statement today expressing sadness at the death of writer Ray Bradbury, who often wrote about space themes and was author of such science fiction works as The Martian Chronicles."Ray Bradbury's creativity was legendary. Many of his works showed a remarkable ability to imagine the possibilities, outcomes and consequences of...
Winning artwork from the Space Foundation 2012 Student Art Contest is now on display at three Pikes Peak Library District locations through the month of June. The winning artwork can be seen at Old Colorado City and Sand Creek Libraries in Colorado Springs, and at High Prairie Library in Falcon, Colo.Each year, the Space Foundation invites students from around the world in pre-kindergarten...
Teachers, it's not too late to sign up for this summer's Space Foundation's Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development courses. Educators who want to improve their classroom skills, better motivate their students and - potentially - earn a master's degree may sign up now using this form.These intensive week-long graduate-level courses for pre-k - 12 educators provide...
Space Foundation Corporate Member SpaceX celebrated two historic successes this week with Tuesday's launch of its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Friday's docking of the Dragon spacecraft at the International Space Station (ISS).The ISS Expedition 31 crew successfully captured the SpaceX Dragon capsule with the station's robotic arm at 9:56 a.m. EDT on May 25. The feat...
The Space Foundation is offering a week-long graduate level rocketry course at Colorado State University - Pueblo, June 25-29. Rocketry: The Future of Human Space Flight is offered free to Pueblo D60 teachers. The course is also open to all other teachers, but they would pay a $175 materials fee.Participants in this course will build and launch a variety of rockets and will learn how to...
During the Space Foundation's 28th National Space Symposium last month in Colorado Springs, Colo., Symposium Keynote Speaker Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson sat down with Rocky Mountain PBS for two different interviews for the program Colorado State of Mind.In one interview, the well-known astrophysicist, director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, bestselling author and one of the space industry's...
Join the Space Foundation on Tuesday evening, May 8, for the Water Filtration Design Challenge, a fun and educational exercise for children and adults that includes creating a water filtration system based on processes used aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The event, which will be held at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute at 105 Coleridge Ave. in Colorado Springs from 6:...
Last week's 28th National Space Symposium and the companion Cyber 1.2 event, held April 16-19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., was a big hit with attendees, exhibitors and the media. Highlights included:The largest number of exhibitors ever filling up both the Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center and the Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center Pavilion - more than 165 exhibitors,...
Two extraordinary space-based innovations were recognized at the 28th National Space Symposium. Recognized first at the Space Technology Hall of Fame® Private Induction Ceremony, co-sponsored by CISCO Systems, and then at the Space Technology Hall of Fame® dinner, co-sponsored by SpaceX, were:Flexible aerogel insulating materialHigh-resolution optical sensing fire detection system...



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