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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 4, 2015) – The Space Foundation’s 31st Space Symposium will culminate on April 16 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth.The inductees are:Chronos Vision Technology, a refractive eye surgery device used internationally to improve visionSeismic Damper...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 3, 2015) - Have you ever wondered how meteorologists forecast the weather? If so, come to the Space Foundation Discovery Center on Saturday, March 7, to find out.The Star Days event on March 7 will be "Weather Wonders," exploring how scientists study and forecast weather. This special event will feature guest presentations by StormTracker 13's Jason Laird, using our...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2015) - The Space Foundation mourns the death of Leonard Nimoy, who inspired people around the world to explore the wonders of science, space and technology through his television and motion picture portrayals of Star Trek's Mr. Spock."Leonard Nimoy created a positive role model who inspired untold numbers of viewers to learn more about the universe. Many of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2015) - The Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium will have more international participation than ever for 2015, including its opening ceremony, to  be highlighted by a stunningly unique animation-based digital performance by Enra, a visual dance troupe from Japan that combines elements of performance art, music, technology and light.The opening ceremony...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 19, 2015) - The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) is accepting applications until March 28 to attend the Space Generation Fusion Forum 2015, a U.S. space event for select university students and young professionals from around the world. Fusion Forum 2015 will take place April 12 and 13 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and will be held in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2015) - Thanks to generous supporters in the Fairbanks community, the Space Foundation is bringing its education programs to Fairbanks, Alaska, this month. The program includes classroom sessions and assemblies at schools, teacher professional development, community events, receptions and media opportunities.Coordinated by Marci Ward, a third-grade teacher at...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 17, 2015) - On Dec. 5, 2014, the global space community watched as the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) was launched aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. After a two-orbit, four-hour flight that took it further from Earth than any other human-rated spacecraft since Apollo 17 in 1972, it returned safely to a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  (Feb. 9, 2015) - The Space Foundation has selected the U.S. Air Force-Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) Team to receive one of its top honors, the 2015 Space Achievement Award. The award will be presented on April 13 during the opening ceremony of the 31st Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman."The...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2015) - Since its inception in 2002, the Space Foundation's elite Teacher Liaison program has expanded worldwide, and with the addition of 34 educators for 2015, including 13 from India, has grown to 20 international representatives and 150 active participants.The 34 new Teacher Liaisons will serve as advocates for space-themed education, and will use Space...
Washington, D.C., (Feb. 2, 2015) - The Space Foundation today said it supports President Obama's FY2016 budget request for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). That request, released today, calls for a FY2016 top line budget of $18.5 billion for the nation's space agency -- a $519 million increase over what Congress approved for the current fiscal year."The President's...



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