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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 7, 2010) -- During its 30 years of service, the Space Shuttle changed almost everything we know about human space flight: it spawned countless discoveries that have improved both space travel and everyday life on Earth, it facilitated ground-breaking research, it made "routine space flight" possible and it created thousands of new space heroes - on the ground and on...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 5, 2010) -- The countdown has begun for the 27th National Space Symposium, which is set for April 11-14 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate with up to $500 in savings for industry attendees who register before Jan. 14, 2011.Symposium details, including the initial agenda, how to get the Super...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 4, 2010) -- Data gathered by remote sensing satellites can save lives when used to develop models that predict areas at risk for disease outbreaks. That's the message of the latest white paper from the Space Foundation, Solutions from Space: Disease and Pandemic Early Warning, which details how space technology has the potential to predict outbreaks of preventable...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 30, 2010) -- The Space Foundation has expressed its approval of the passage of a NASA Authorization Bill by the House of Representatives. The bill is a Senate-enacted roadmap that establishes a clear path forward for the nation's space agency."America's civil space program has been in costly and divisive turmoil since Congress received the President's FY11 budget...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 20, 2010) -- Who has made a lasting impact in the space industry? The Space Foundation annually recognizes outstanding accomplishments in three categories: space exploration; creating a positive public environment for space; and space achievement - and, for the first time, is seeking nominations from the general public. The Space Foundation will award these honors...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 15, 2010) -- Educators of Hawai'ian or part-Hawai'ian ancestry or who work with pre-K-12 students of Hawai'ian or part-Hawai'ian ancestry have an extraordinary opportunity to travel to Colorado Springs - for free - to learn how to use space in the classroom.Each year, the Space Foundation provides professional development opportunities for a qualified Hawai'ian...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 7, 2010) -- Educators who effectively use spce themes to inspire students and strengthen lesson plans have a great opportunity for additional support from the nation's premier space advocacy organization. The Space Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2011 flight of Teacher Liaisons.This will be the ninth year of this prestigious, nationally recognized...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 26, 2010) -- Space Heroes can be found many places: in the movies, in comic books and graphic novels, on television and in real life. No matter who they are or where they come from, space heroes inspire others to learn and explore.The Space Foundation, an international non-profit organization engaged in space awareness and advocacy, is conducting a survey to...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 18, 2010) -- Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2011 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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 10, 2010) -- The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation has recognized the updated and revised 4th Edition Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado as a certified Space Imagination Product. The map integrates enhanced GPS-enabled measurements into the locations and chart data of fourteener* elevations and incorporates new Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital...



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