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08/14/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 14, 2014) – Students from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the Space Foundation’s fifth annual International Student Art Contest. Children may draw, paint or create a digital image of their idea of the view looking into space from a spaceship for the contest theme “The View From My Spaceship.”The deadline to submit entries is Friday,...
08/12/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2014) - DigitalGlobe Inc. is poised to launch WorldView-3, the most sophisticated civilian imaging satellite ever. DigitalGlobe and its manufacturing partner, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., are both based in Longmont, Colo.The Atlas V rocket, made by Centennial Colorado-based United Launch Alliance, is scheduled to carry the three-ton, 19-foot-tall...
07/31/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 31, 2014) — The final two weeks of Summer of Discovery at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is dedicated to space technology and how it improves our lives. Learn the connection between space and beer. Find out how farmers use satellites to plant crops. See examples of certified space technologies, developed for use in space, but adapted...
07/21/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 21, 2014) – The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest honor, the annual General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF, Ret., the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration...
07/17/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 17, 2014) — The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is featuring “Rocketry,” for its Summer of Discovery program July 22 - 26 and July 29 - Aug. 2.Special activities during “Rocketry” include a Girls’ STEM Day on July 23, with free admission for the first 50 girls, thanks to a grant from The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation.Also on July 23,...
07/14/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2014) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2015. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.The deadline is Friday, Aug. 22, and anyone can submit a nomination of...
07/10/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 10, 2014) - July 17 is the day the Space Foundation has chosen for its celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The public is invited to join in the celebration and hear first-hand from three men closely involved in this historic period at NASA.The Apollo 11 Fireside Chat is free of charge and will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17,...
07/02/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 2, 2014) — One of the most popular themes from last year’s Summer of Discovery returns this month -- “Mars, Rovers and Robots” will be reprised at the Discovery Center for two weeks beginning Tuesday, July 8.Try your hand at maneuvering underwater robots, build a Mars habitat, see robotic and hovercraft demonstrations and, on July 12, eat free chili and meet...
06/26/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 26, 2014) — During its Summer of Discovery the Space Foundation Discovery Center is presenting two weeks of activities and special events that focus on the theme of “Astronomy,” culminating with star gazing with the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society, starting at 8:00 p.m. on July 3. The star gazing and most other “Astronomy” activities at the Discovery...
06/24/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 19, 2014) — If you’ve ever wished you could ask a question of astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson about the mysteries of our universe, the Space Foundation is providing that opportunity. On Wednesday, June 25, at 6:00 p.m., come to the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs for a Google Hangouts live video call with Dr. Tyson. The event is part...

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