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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 5, 2012) - Today the Space Foundation celebrates the grand opening of the Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere® (SOS), the first major step in the development of the new Space Foundation Visitors Center at its world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo.A private opening event was held this morning; the public opening of the Visitors...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2012) – Beginning on Oct. 9, the Space Foundation Visitors Center will be open to the public every Tuesday and Thursday and the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To celebrate the first public day, former NASA astronaut and Space Foundation Special Advisor - Human Spaceflight Dr. Leroy Chiao will be at the Visitors Center signing autographs...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 17, 2012) Have fantastic, futuristic Halloween fun while supporting the future education of Colorado's next generation of space scientists. Tickets are now on sale for the first Space & Science Fiction Halloween Ball at This volunteer fundraising event will be held at the Space Foundation world headquarters, 4425 Arrowswest Dr.,...


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