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11/16/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2016) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation held its annual meeting on Nov. 10, and Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), was elected to a one-year term as Vice Chairman of the Board. Shelton is former Commander, Air Force Space Command. ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors. A former commander of...
11/14/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2016) - In response to demand for a classified space conference in the metro Washington, D.C., area, the Space Foundation will again offer the Faga Forum on Space Intelligence, to be held on Feb. 15, at SAIC in Chantilly, Va. Early confirmed speakers for the Faga Forum 2017 include:Winston A. Beauchamp, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space, and...
11/10/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 10, 2016) - The Space Foundation has received a grant from the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) for a two-year initiative to help teachers and students prepare for the demands of the future workforce.The $192,125 grant will fund an initiative entitled "Out of this World Project Management," an enhancement of Space Foundation education...
11/03/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 3, 2016) - Thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, the Space Foundation will offer a new program for Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.Six Tinker Space workshops will be held between November 2016 and May 2017, specifically for Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region. Boys & Girls...
11/01/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 1, 2016) - Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2017 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation,...
10/31/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 31, 2016) - In November, the Space Foundation will bring its Space in the Community STEM education program to Los Angeles Air Force Base to inspire students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The week of Nov. 14 through 18, former NASA astronauts Lt. Col. Duane Carey, USAF (Ret.), and Col. Paul S. Lockhart, USAF (Ret.), will share...
10/26/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 26, 2016) - The newest education tool at the Space Foundation's Lockheed Martin Space Education Center, located at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, is a Giant Destination Mars Map™ recently awarded by Buzz Aldrin's ShareSpace Foundation.As a Mars Map recipient, the Space Foundation will receive honorary membership into the exclusive ShareSpace Foundation...
10/24/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2016) - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Space Foundation, Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., announced that Space Foundation CEO, Elliot Pulham, has resigned his position, and the board has commenced a search for new leadership of the organization. He released the following statement: "We want to thank Elliot for his many years of service to the Space...
10/24/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2016) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center is getting in the spirit of October with family-friendly, costume-encouraged events this week. Experience our new, free Family Star Party on Wednesday, Oct. 26, and a special two-day Mad Science-themed Star Days event, Oct. 28 and 29.Family Star Party -- Weds. Oct. 26, 6:30 -- 8:00 p.m.Families are...
10/19/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 19, 2016) - With more early confirmed speakers than ever, the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium will have a larger and more global roster of speakers than in past years.For its 33rd year, the Space Symposium will bring together leaders of the civil, commercial and defense space sectors from more than 30 spacefaring nations to discuss and shape the future of...

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