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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2012) -- The Space Foundation has chosen Junichiro Kawaguchi, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), who was program director, Lunar & Planetary Exploration Program Group for JAXA, to receive the 2012 Space Achievement Award.The Space Foundation bestows this honor annually in recognition of extraordinary accomplishments in space....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 8, 2012) -- The NASA Social Media Team has been selected as the winner of the Space Foundation's Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award, which is presented annually to an individual, team or organization that has made significant contributions to public awareness of, and support for, space programs. The award will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 28th...
Space Foundation Launches Hot New Website
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 6, 2012) - The Space Foundation last week launched a new website - - that provides an easy-to-navigate, comprehensive view of how the Space Foundation advances space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.Features include:Comprehensive, easy-to-find information on Space Foundation programs and initiativesMore than 2,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2012) -- The Space Foundation has selected 20 outstanding educators for its 2012 Flight of Teacher Liaisons and for the first time in the program's ten-year history, an international teacher from India has been chosen for the elite program. Vandana Suryawanshi of Vidya Valley School in Maharashtra is a middle school educator who has been teaching biology, earth...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 26, 2012) -- Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, USAF, vice commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., will discuss the strategic implications and the Air Force Space missions that relate to the cyber domain at the Space Foundation national conference Cyber 1.2, to be held Monday, April 16, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Like the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 25, 2012) -- The board of directors of the Space Foundation held its annual meeting today, officially welcoming a new slate of officers and five new board members and recognizing six board member retirements.William F. Ballhaus, Jr., Ph.D., former president and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation, retired from the Space Foundation board of directors and was named...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes Provizion Optics as its newest Space Certification program partner and Space Foundation Corporate Patron. Provizion Optics' Certified Space Technology invention has taken off - literally. Among the equipment assigned to the Space Shuttle Discovery was a retinal camera attachment created by Paul Filar, OD, designed to go...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes an important addition to its leadership team; former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., will serve in the newly-created position of Space Foundation Special Advisor - Human Spaceflight. Chiao flew on three Space Shuttle flights, a Russian Soyuz flight and was the commander of International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 10...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 17, 2012) -- Known for his enthusiastic, comprehensible and clever explanations of the mysteries of space, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ph.D., is the dynamic opening speaker who will deliver the "Symposium Launch Keynote" address for the 28th National Space Symposium, to be held April 16-19, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Tyson is the Frederick P....
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes STK software by Analytical Graphics, Inc., (AGI), as its newest Certified Educational Product partner. Already a Certified Space Technology, STK has been added to the Certified Educational Product category in recognition of its use for student and teacher education programs at the AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space...


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