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Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 8, 2012) - The Space Foundation's annual Student Art Contest winners are developing a reputation for actual space travel. Digital versions of last year's winners are all permanently in residence on the International Space Station. Two of this year's winners have traveled an additional 277,000 miles to the Moon and back.Two of the winning pieces of artwork -- both in...
Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 20, 2012) - Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) is donating $375,000 to create a science center and teaching lab at the Space Foundation's Colorado Springs world headquarters. To be known as the Northrop Grumman Science Center, the facility will include a Science On a Sphere® laboratory and a teaching facility that will be used for science, technology,...
First Public Exhibit at Space Foundation Visitors Center to  Debut Aug.1Colorado Springs, Colo.  (April 18, 2012) - The Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center is loaning a collection of 1970s-era Soviet space artifacts to the Space Foundation for exhibit at its world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., as part of the initial public exhibition for the Space Foundation's soon-to-be-...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 5, 2012) -- The global space economy grew to $289.77 billion in 2011, reflecting a surprisingly robust single-year expansion of 12.2 percent and five-year growth of 41 percent* in a global economy that has been suppressed in many other sectors. The new global space economic numbers come from the Space Foundation's publication, The Space Report 2012: The...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 5, 2012) -- Published by the Space Foundation, The Space Report 2012: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity is the definitive annual overview of the global space industry and serves as a valuable resource for government and business leaders, educators, financial analysts, students and space-related businesses.The book details how the global...
Colorado Springs, Colo.(April 4, 2012) – Join Rocky Mountain PBS and the Space Foundation for a remarkable opportunity to share the company of some of the world's greatest scientific minds.This special joint fundraiser takes place on April 19 at the Space Foundation's 28th National Space Symposium, to be held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. A $100 ticket includes:Entrance...
Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 3, 2012) - The Space Foundation plans to conduct two special events to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the United States' Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) - one in Colorado Springs, Colo., which is the headquarters city of both AFSPC and the Space Foundation, and one in Washington, D.C.The first commemorative event, The Space Foundation Presents a 30th...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2012) -- The Space Foundation has announced the winners of its 2012 Space Foundation Student Art Contest co-sponsored by ARES Corporation and Fisher Space Pen Co. The 36 winners came from seven U.S. states and the country of Pakistan.The Space Foundation invited students from around the world in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade to submit original artwork...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 28, 2012) -- Unique to this year's Cyber 1.2 conference is a cyber industry dialog, with perspectives not previously presented at Space Foundation cyber conferences. Top industry leaders will detail issues, risks and capabilities regarding the cyber domain.Cyber 1.2 is a full day conference of panel discussions, including industry dialogs and a panel on cyber in the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 16, 2012) -- Two diverse technologies that have origins in space are being inducted into the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame® next month. Events honoring the 2012 honorees, which include the first international inductee, will be held on April 19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Low-density, light-weight flexible aerogel insulating...


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