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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 15, 2014) - Thanks to a generous grant from Northrop Grumman Corporation, the Space Foundation is offering 10 scholarships to select schools for a field trip to its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the Pikes Peak region's space, science and technology attraction and features the Northrop Grumman Science Center.A full...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 10, 2014) - If space fantasy and science fiction is your thing, the Space Foundation's costume ball will make your Halloween complete. This is also a lot of fun for anyone who enjoys a great party.The 3rd Annual Space & Science Fiction Costume Ball will be held at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs, on Saturday, Oct....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 9, 2014) - The Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship is given annually by the Space Foundation to provide professional development for a qualified educator of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or who works with PreK-12 students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry.The scholarship provides a unique opportunity for the recipient to travel to Colorado Springs, Colo.,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 4, 2014) - The public is invited to visit the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs on Saturday, Sept. 6, for a special day of "Exploring Mars," part of its monthly "Star Days" series.Drive a rover on our simulated Martian terrain, play Minecraft Mission To Mars in our AGI Space Missions Simulation Laboratory and watch a special Science On a Sphere®...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 14, 2014) – Students from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the Space Foundation’s fifth annual International Student Art Contest. Children may draw, paint or create a digital image of their idea of the view looking into space from a spaceship for the contest theme “The View From My Spaceship.”The deadline to submit entries is Friday,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2014) - DigitalGlobe Inc. is poised to launch WorldView-3, the most sophisticated civilian imaging satellite ever. DigitalGlobe and its manufacturing partner, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., are both based in Longmont, Colo.The Atlas V rocket, made by Centennial Colorado-based United Launch Alliance, is scheduled to carry the three-ton, 19-foot-tall...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 31, 2014) — The final two weeks of Summer of Discovery at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is dedicated to space technology and how it improves our lives. Learn the connection between space and beer. Find out how farmers use satellites to plant crops. See examples of certified space technologies, developed for use in space, but adapted...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 21, 2014) – The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest honor, the annual General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF, Ret., the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 17, 2014) — The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is featuring “Rocketry,” for its Summer of Discovery program July 22 - 26 and July 29 - Aug. 2.Special activities during “Rocketry” include a Girls’ STEM Day on July 23, with free admission for the first 50 girls, thanks to a grant from The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation.Also on July 23,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2014) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2015. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.The deadline is Friday, Aug. 22, and anyone can submit a nomination of...



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