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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 21, 2010) -- The Space Foundation is providing professional development to teachers in Charles County, Md., with three weeks of Space Across the Curriculum courses.This week, educators in the "Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction" course are learning to incorporate science concepts and standards into one comprehensive classroom project....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 20, 2010) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2011.The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. Nomination information, including online and downloadable nomination forms, is...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 20, 2010) -- Today marks the 41st anniversary of one of humankind's greatest achievements.On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first two humans to set foot on the Moon while mission pilot Michael Collins waited to take them back home. When we celebrated the 40th anniversary last year, we asked Space Foundation fans and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 16, 2010) -- "Wow..."There really is a larger universe out there and bigger things than just what we focus on day-to-day. You really sparked my interest and imagination. Thanks for doing this."That's a comment from one of the attendees of a Space Foundation breakfast held yesterday in Washington, D.C., where Dr. Ronald Greeley and Dr. Robert Pappalardo, who are both...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 14, 2010) -- The United States' ever-increasing dependence on space and cyber capabilities in a highly "contested environment" was the main topic of discussion when Dr. James Miller, principal deputy under secretary of defense for policy, spoke to industry and government space leaders at a Space Power Lecture Breakfast this morning on Capitol Hill. The event was...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 14, 2010) -- Thanks to a multi-million dollar donation from Analytical Graphics, Inc., (AGI), teachers in this week's Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum class were among the first to use the new AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs, Colo.AGI, headquartered in Exton, Pa., donated software,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 12, 2010) -- Another Space Across the Curriculum, class started this week at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs. The 15 teachers enrolled will spend the week learning hands-on technology lessons to take back to their classrooms. The teacher professional development course, "Space Technologies in the Classroom: Imagery and High-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 9, 2010) -- Space Foundation education programs focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), helping to address serious gaps in U.S. science and math education and proficiency. Those efforts received a boost recently through a new Space Foundation partnership with Colorado State University - Pueblo.In addition to offering a class for teachers...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 29, 2010) -- The Space Foundation has released a report comparing the newly announced 2010 U.S. National Space Policy with the previous 2006 National Space Policy. Prepared by Space Foundation research analyst Mariel John, the report details what is different about the new policy and what areas are similar. Read the report here.The Space Foundation Research and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 25, 2010) -- Teachers in the Space Foundation professional development class "Biological and Physical Research: Long-Term Space Travel," wrapped up their week of study with a presentation of space suits. They designed the suits to illustrate their learning about the biological effects of space travel. During the week the teachers also simulated the effects...


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