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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2014) - The Space Foundation is currently offering the lowest rate that will be available for standard industry registration for its 31st Space Symposium, to be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. This international space conference annually attracts thousands of the world's leading space professionals.The Super Savings rate...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 10, 2014) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation has unanimously selected Jean-Jacques Dordain, Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA), as the 2015 recipient of its highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award."Jean-Jacques Dordain's long, distinguished and globally recognized service in the space sector make him...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 8, 2014) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation has elected Lt. Col. Shelli Brunswick, USAF, (Ret.), as Chief Operating Officer, effective Jan. 12, 2015. Brunswick assumes responsibility for Space Foundation operations, processes, and facilities, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Elliot H. Pulham."The Space Foundation is excited to have Shelli Brunswick...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2014) - The Space Foundation today congratulated NASA, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance and the entire industry-government team involved with the successful first experimental test flight of the Orion spacecraft. The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) was launched this morning aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center, and after a two-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 4, 2014) - Thanks to a generous grant from the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company (CC&V), the Space Foundation recently awarded Discover ScholarTrips to several Teller County schools. These scholarships will enable students to experience a field trip to the Space Foundation's Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.The Discovery Center is the region's...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2014) - Technology originally used in space can now help you meditate with ease. TIMEZ5 Global Inc. is the newest partner in the Space Foundation Space Certification program.After five years of intensive research and development, TIMEZ5 labs made startling discoveries in the connection between rituals, spirituality and physiology. They unlocked physiological...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2014) - Thanks to a grant from Lockheed Martin, more than 600 students at 19 Title 1 schools in Colorado will be able to visit the Space Foundation's Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this school year. Title 1 schools serve high concentrations of low-income, at-risk and under-represented families, and are schools that likely would not otherwise have the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 17, 2014) - The Space Foundation will bring space down to Earth for a special day of winter-weather science for all ages at the Discovery Center on Saturday, Dec. 6.The following Star Days activities are included in the price of Discovery Center admission on Dec. 6, from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Do hands-on Snow Science experiments with Cool Science®Special Science On a...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 12, 2014) - After a 10-year journey, Europe's Rosetta spacecraft made history today when its lander Philae successfully attached to its destination, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The European Space Agency (ESA) launched Rosetta aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle in March 2004 out of the space center in Kourou, French Guiana.While not the first spacecraft to visit a...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 20, 2014) - The Space Foundation Discovery Center is offering a special treat on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 -- two days of "Scary Space" with safe indoor trick-or-treating. Come dressed in costume and collect treats in our El Pomar Space Gallery while learning the science behind what's scary in space.As an extra treat for parents, discounted admission will be offered on both...



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