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06/24/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 25, 2009) -- Teachers participating in the Space Foundation Space Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs, Colo., are learning about space science first-hand, including the effects of space travel on the human body.One exercise involves the Barany Chair, which simulates spatial disorientation by spinning the occupant. It was invented to train student pilots. The...
06/21/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 22, 2009) -- Become a space expert: get your copy of The Space Report 2009: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity today! See an overview at http://thespacereport.org/overview.phpThe Space Foundation has been publishing The Space Report since 2006. This year's version has 20 additional pages and new features two new financial indexes to help gauge...
06/18/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 18, 2009) -- The Space Foundation and Colorado Springs School District 11 (D-11) signed the formal agreement on June 18 to create the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in the former Emerson Middle School in Colorado Springs. The new school will open this fall with a space-related curriculum designed to drive proficiency in science, technology, engineering,...
06/18/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 18, 2009) -- Teachers participating in this week's Space Foundation Space Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs, Colo., are learning how to teach a broad range of subjects using space-related curriculum. One of Wednesday's exercises challenged participants to create spacesuits suited for specific environments ranging from Mercury to Pluto to the moons of Saturn....
06/15/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 16, 2009) -- Become a space expert: get your copy of The Space Report 2009: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity today!The definitive overview of the global space industry and a valuable resource for government and business leaders, educators, financial analysts, students, and space-related businesses, The Space Report 2009 can be purchased at www....
06/10/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 10, 2009) -- The Space Foundation and Colorado Springs School District 11 (D-11) will open the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy, named in honor of former astronaut and Colorado native John L. "Jack" Swigert, this fall in Colorado Springs. The school will have a space-related curriculum designed to drive proficiency in science, technology,...
06/08/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 8, 2009) -- The Space Foundation is now offerings more master’s degree programs through our partnership with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS). Four master’s degrees, tailored to educators who would like to pursue an advanced degree in a science-related field, are now being offered to elementary, middle, and high school teachers through the Space...
05/22/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 23, 2009) -- The Space Foundation welcomes the nominations of Major General Charles Bolden, USMC (retired), and Lori Garver to serve as NASA Administrator and Deputy Administrator, respectively."By announcing nominations for both Administrator and Deputy Administrator, the White House has demonstrated that it appreciates the importance of both of these key...
05/22/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 22, 2009) -- The Space Foundation in association with Toffler Associates, is sponsoring Space Business Forum: New York is June 4 at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City. The Forum will provide financial analysts, investment bankers, institutional advisors, venture capitalists, insurers, and others from the financial community with the opportunity to engage in...
05/07/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 7, 2009) -- Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham released the following statement today regarding NASA's  FY2010 NASA Budget Request:"The NASA budget proposal is disappointingly business-as-usual. Despite what appears to be an increase to the top line, the NASA budget continues a more-than-two-decade decline in real, inflation-adjusted dollars...

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