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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 4, 2012) - In a report released today, the Space Foundation made a number of recommendations for strengthening the focus, oversight and funding of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and strengthening the U.S. civil space program.Among the major changes recommended in PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Space, which was unveiled today in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2012) - Actor Sigourney Weaver will be the featured speaker at the Space Technology Hall of Fame® dinner on April 11, 2013, at the 29th National Space Symposium, to be held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Presented annually by the Space Foundation, the Space Technology Hall of Fame® dinner honors extraordinary technologies originally developed for...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 29, 2012) - Teachers, inspire your students' imaginations with the wonders of space travel while giving them the opportunity to be part of the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest. This annual contest is open to students from around the world in PreK-12th grade (or the equivalent outside the U.S.). The deadline for entries is Jan. 18, 2013, and teachers...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 27, 2012) - The Space Foundation has adjusted its rate for active duty military and government personnel who register for the 29th National Space Symposium, lowering the cost to 2010 pricing. The government/military rate for the four-day Symposium is now $790."We reduced the rate for active duty military and government personnel out of sensitivity to government...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2012) - Paragon Space Development Corporation® is now a Space Foundation Space Certification Program Partner and has been authorized to carry the Certified Space Technology™ seal. It is being recognized for its Modular Air Revitalization System (MARS).Designed to be used by astronauts in the hazardous environment of space, the system's technology has found a...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2012) - The Space Foundation is partnering with the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum to support a special traveling exhibit from the Charles M. Schulz Museum called To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA. The exhibition, which runs Nov. 17 through April 20, examines the history of Apollo 10 and the role characters from Schulz's popular Peanuts comic strip played in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  (Nov. 5, 2012) - Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command, will be a featured speaker at the Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium, which is slated for April 8-11, 2013, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. He joins a stellar roster of international speakers, including:Wanda M. Austin, Ph.D., president, The...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 30, 2012) - The Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers creates special professional development opportunities for educators currently teaching in the state of Florida, and especially for teachers at Dunedin High School in Dunedin, Fla. It provides a unique opportunity for the selected teacher to travel to Colorado Springs and participate in one of the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  (Oct. 29, 2012) - Educators, who effectively use space themes to inspire students and strengthen lesson plans, have a great opportunity for additional support from the nation's premier space advocacy organization.The Space Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2013 flight of Teacher Liaisons. This will be the 10th year of this prestigious, nationally...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct.12, 2012) – The Space Foundation today announced the promotion of Charles P. “Chuck” Zimkas, Jr., from chief operating officer to president, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Elliot H. Pulham.Zimkas has been with the Space Foundation since 1986, following a 26-year Air Force career, during which he was selected as one of the Twelve Outstanding Airmen of...


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