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01/19/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2017) – For the Space Foundation’s seventh annual International Student Art Contest, 3,099 entries were submitted from 50 countries and 31 U.S. states by students ages 3 through 18 years. Of those, 25 winners from seven countries were selected, with one entry chosen for the top Space Foundation Achievement Award.The 2017 contest theme is “Space Through My Eyes…”...
01/11/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 11, 2017) - The Boeing Exhibit Center and Pavilion has sold out months in advance of the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, to be held April 3 - 6, 2017, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. This is the earliest in the Symposium's 33-year history that the exhibit center has sold out. For 2017, The Boeing Company is sponsoring the Symposium's two exhibit...
01/10/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 10, 2017) - Important insight into national defense will be shared at the 33rd Space Symposium by senior U.S. military leadership, including featured speakers:Winston A. Beauchamp, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space; Director Principal Department of Defense Space Advisor Staff, U.S. Air ForceLt. Gen. David J. Buck, USAF, Commander, 14th Air Force, Air...
12/19/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 19, 2016) - Leading space venture Saber Astronautics (saberastro.com) has received Certified Space Technology™ status from the Space Foundation for its innovative operations software. The software, called the Predictive Ground Station Project (a.k.a., "PIGI"), uses video game technology to enable people to create their own missions and operate large numbers of...
12/15/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2016) - Each spring, during its Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. The 2017 honoree is Piers Sellers, Ph.D., OBE, British-born former NASA astronaut and climate scientist currently serving as Deputy Director, Sciences & Exploration Directorate, and...
12/12/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2016) - For 2017, the Space Foundation will again offer Country in Focus panels at its 33rd Space Symposium, including a panel discussion on Space in Australia. Moderated by Brett Biddington AM, Principal, Biddington Research Pty Ltd, Chief Executive, IAC Adelaide, the panelists will include:David Ball, Executive Consultant, Envista Pty LtdProfessor Russell Boyce...
12/08/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 8, 2016) - The Space Foundation today commented on the death of Col. John H. Glenn, Jr., USMC (Ret.), 95, the last of the Mercury Seven astronauts, military test pilots selected by NASA in 1959 to become America's first astronauts. "U.S. success in space was built on the courage and determination of men like John Glenn, who dedicated his life to serving his country...
12/07/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 7, 2016) - The Space Foundation announces two important additions to the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, featured speakers Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner, European Commission, and Gen. David L. Goldfein, USAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force. Other notable recent speaker confirmations include:Lt. Gen. David J. Buck, USAF, Commander, 14th Air Force, Air...
12/01/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2016) - The Space Foundation Board of Directors has begun a global search to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.The CEO will be based at Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., to lead a premier team of 50 professionals providing advocacy and education services to the space industry, educators and students, government officials...
11/30/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2016) — The grant that Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has provided to the Space Foundation will be used to further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies Dec. 7-9 in several Brevard County, Fla., schools.The Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program is an immersive program for students and teachers designed to inform and...

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