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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 23, 2016) – Who, what, when, why, how? Scientists are the ultimate detectives in unraveling the mysteries of the universe. Through observation, experimentation, exploration and research, scientists help us to better understand the world around us and space beyond.This summer, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is celebrating the Heroes of Space, each with its...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 22, 2016) - The Space Foundation today released the findings of its publication The Space Report 2016: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity.In 2015, the global space economy totaled $323 billion worldwide. The decline from $329 billion in 2014 was due primarily to the strengthening dollar, meaning that non-U.S. government budgets and industry revenues...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 20, 2016) - The Space Foundation is holding a by-invitation gathering of some of the most innovative, insightful and visionary professionals from the entrepreneurial and investment sectors of space and technology. Hear and meet more than 40 speakers in a unique and exclusive environment at the Space Technology & Investment Forum 2016, to be held Aug. 16 & 17...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 7, 2016) – Before small steps and giant leaps, there are big dreams, and the Space Foundation Discovery Center has special programming this summer for people of all ages who have big dreams.Summer of Discovery is back for its fourth year at the Discovery Center, and this year’s theme is “Heroes of Space.”  Weekly programs will celebrate the Visionaries,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 2, 2016) - Building on the success of last year's Space Technology & Investment Forum, the Space Foundation is expanding this by-invitation conference for 2016 to include more participants and more diverse moderators, speakers and panelists. Held in San Francisco, the Forum will showcase venture capitalists and institutional investors, with an expanded number of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 1, 2016) - Colorado is "home" to more astronauts than any other state in the U.S., with at least 100 NASA astronauts who were born, educated, worked or resided in the state. Colorado is also the Space Foundation's home state, and a hub for all things space, including:ranking first in the U.S. in number of aerospace employees;having the nation's third-largest...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 23, 2016) – Early in 2015, the Space Foundation Discovery Center formed a partnership with the Pikes Peak Children's Museum (PPCM) to bring world-class children's museum experiences to Pikes Peak region families and visitors.Last fall, the new partnership brought the Clifford the Big Red Dog™ traveling exhibit to the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 16, 2016) - The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2017. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.The Space Technology Hall of Fame recognizes the life-changing...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 12, 2016) - Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has provided a grant to collaborate with the Space Foundation on a program that will further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies in several Brevard County, Fla., schools.The Space Foundation's Space in the Community is an immersive program for students, parents and teachers designed to inform and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 4, 2016) – It’s time to explore the other side of the universe, and the unusual inhabitants of distant planets. The Space Foundation Discovery Center is celebrating aliens and their worlds this Saturday as part of Star Days “Alien Worlds.”Take your photo as an explorer on an alien world as you image the inhabitants as friend or foe, and learn about exoplanets...



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