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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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 10, 2014) - July 17 is the day the Space Foundation has chosen for its celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The public is invited to join in the celebration and hear first-hand from three men closely involved in this historic period at NASA.The Apollo 11 Fireside Chat is free of charge and will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 2, 2014) — One of the most popular themes from last year’s Summer of Discovery returns this month -- “Mars, Rovers and Robots” will be reprised at the Discovery Center for two weeks beginning Tuesday, July 8.Try your hand at maneuvering underwater robots, build a Mars habitat, see robotic and hovercraft demonstrations and, on July 12, eat free chili and meet...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 26, 2014) — During its Summer of Discovery the Space Foundation Discovery Center is presenting two weeks of activities and special events that focus on the theme of “Astronomy,” culminating with star gazing with the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society, starting at 8:00 p.m. on July 3. The star gazing and most other “Astronomy” activities at the Discovery...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 19, 2014) — If you’ve ever wished you could ask a question of astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson about the mysteries of our universe, the Space Foundation is providing that opportunity. On Wednesday, June 25, at 6:00 p.m., come to the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs for a Google Hangouts live video call with Dr. Tyson. The event is part...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 24, 2014) – The Space Foundation announces its newest Certified Space Technology™ Partner, Emisshield, Inc., and has certified its core technology, originally developed by NASA.Emisshield, Inc., located in Blacksburg, Va., was founded in 1999 as Wessex and changed its name to Emisshield in 2010. As a privately-held company, Emisshield holds six patents related to...
Colorado Springs, CO (June 20, 2014) - The Space Foundation today announced that the 30th Space Symposium, held May 19-22, 2014, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, set new records for participation -- cementing the event's place as both the largest annual gathering of the space community anywhere in the world, and the largest annual citywide convention in Colorado Springs.The Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 4, 2014) — The public is invited to visit the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this summer for 10 weeks of educational space-themed activities for all ages.The Discovery Center is located off of Garden of the Gods Road at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, and is the region’s first and only space, science and technology attraction.The Summer of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 19, 2014) – The global space economy grew to $314.17 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2013, reflecting growth of 4 percent from the 2012 total of $302.22 billion. Commercial activity -- space products and services and commercial infrastructure -- drove much of this increase. From 2008 through 2013, the total has grown by 27 percent.Commercial...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2014) - The largest gathering of the global space community in 2014 is preparing to launch in Colorado Springs on May 19. The Space Foundation’s 30th Space Symposium will feature a huge resurgence of U.S. and international government participation when it opens at The Broadmoor on Monday. Some of the leading U.S. speakers are:James R. Clapper (Lieutenant...



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