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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...
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...
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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 13, 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 astronaut Col. Paul S. Lockhart, USAF (Ret.), will share his experiences in space with students at...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2016) - This Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14 and 15, there will be plenty to partake in at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, including Mad Science experiments for those 21 and older and a 3D Design and Printing workshop best suited for young engineers age 10 and up.Space After Dark: Mad Science - Fri. Oct. 14, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.We will be playing with the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 5, 2016) - The Space Foundation is bringing its Space in the Community STEM education program to Andersen Air Force Base and Naval Base Guam Oct. 11 through 17 to inspire students there to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The activities during this Space in the Community week will include Audience with an Astronaut™ presentations...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 26, 2016) – With the changing of the leaves and children returning to school, new family-friendly programs are starting at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.Beginning this month, the Discovery Center is bringing families together for a new free evening event, the Family Star Party. Inspiring the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 21, 2016) - The public is invited to a new black-tie event celebrating all aspects of Colorado's contributions in space. The first Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame Gala will be held Friday, Oct. 7, at Mile High Station in Denver. The gala will benefit science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Colorado, and will honor the first inductees into...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 15, 2016) -- The Space Foundation is partnering with Project PoSSUM to offer the PoSSUM Academy upper-atmospheric and astronautics education program in 2017. The program, designed by upper atmospheric scientists and former NASA astronaut instructors, is an immersive education program for high-school and undergraduate students. PoSSUM Academy students learn about...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 12, 2016) - Each spring, the Space Foundation holds a special luncheon during the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs to confer its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.Only a few weeks remain to submit a nomination for the person to be honored in 2017. Nominations must be received by Sept. 30, 2016, and the award will be...



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