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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 7, 2012) - Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2013 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation, the award...
Colorado Springs, Colo. (Aug. 3, 2012) - The Space Foundation issued a comment on NASA's announcement that it has agreements with three private spaceflight companies for new commercial spaceships to launch American astronauts into space."The Space Foundation is pleased that the U.S. is moving to the next phase in regaining human spaceflight capability," said Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham. "...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 25, 2012) -- The Space Foundation is seeking volunteers to serve as docents, greeters or operational supporters for its Visitors Center, which will open to the public this fall.Volunteers may work as little as two four-hour shifts per month, or as often as four full days a week, assisting visitors, answering questions and providing information in the Visitors Center'...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., (July 23, 2012) -- Astronaut Sally Ride, Ph.D., died today at the age of 61 after a 17 month battle with pancreatic cancer.As the first American woman to fly in space and as President and CEO of Sally Ride Science, she was a special inspiration to girls and young women around the world."The space community, teachers and students around the world have lost a great friend...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 12, 2012) -- Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will participate in a Colorado Space Coalition media Q&A on July 13 at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Building at 1445 Market Street, Denver, Colo. The session follows remarks by Aerospace Industries Association Vice President of Space Systems Frank Slazer, who will update aerospace leaders...
NOTE:The Washington, D.C., event is now sold outPremium tables for the Colorado Springs event are sold out, but regular tables and individual tickets are still available COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. (July 9, 2012) - Air Force supporters -- military and civilian alike -- can now purchase tickets for The Space Foundation Presents a 30th Anniversary Salute to Air Force Space Command, which will be...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 18, 2012) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2013. The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. Nomination information, including online and downloadable nomination forms, is...
Colorado Springs, Colo. (June 14, 2012) - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is providing a full-scale model of the European Space Agency's Huygens Probe, part of the international Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn, on long-term loan to be put on display at the Space Foundation's world headquarters at 4425 Arrowswest Drive in Colorado Springs, Colo. The actual probe was carried to the Saturn...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 13, 2012) -- A grant was recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Education enabling the Space Foundation to help teachers across Colorado strengthen their skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through programs at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colo.Adams State University received the Title III grant to help fund 90 k-12 and pre-k...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 11, 2012) -- Prepare now for summer fun and let space help you locate the beer!The 6th Edition Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado, published by Motion Pixel Lab, Inc., and recognized by the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation's Space Certification™ program as a Certified Imagination Product, is available now.The 27" X 39" full-color map "pintpoints" the...


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