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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 5, 2012) -- Cynthia D. Waters, Ed.D., has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as the winner of the 2012 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Named for Mercury Astronaut Alan Shepard, the award will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 28th...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 2, 2012) -- The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) will present its first Fusion Forum with the goal of becoming an annual event that brings together top young minds from the United States and around world to discuss key space topics. Fusion Forum will take place in conjunction with the Space Foundation's  28th National Space Symposium, and this year will...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 1, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes Rocky Mountain PBS (RMPBS) as its newest Certified Educational Product partner. Over the past months, the Space Foundation has provided the scripting and talent for video vignettes featured on two RMPBS educational programs for students - Matchwits and Homework Hotline. The Matchwits segments pose video questions for student...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 21, 2012) -- The Space Foundation is accepting applications for a scholarship specifically for educators in Pinellas County, Fla. The Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers was established by the Space Foundation in 2010 to create special professional development opportunities for teachers currently teaching in the Pinellas County Schools, and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 14, 2012) --  The Space Foundation has added more dynamic speakers to the program of its third annual cyber event, Cyber 1.2, to be held April 16 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The full-day conference immediately precedes the Space Foundation's other annual event, the National Space Symposium.The Honorable Madelyne R. Creedon, Assistant...
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...


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