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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 3, 2016) - The Space Foundation announces three of the nation's top defense leaders who will speak at the 32nd Space Symposium:The Honorable Robert O. Work, Deputy Secretary of DefenseThe Honorable Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air ForceADM Cecil D. Haney, USN, Commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)Mr. Work and ADM Haney will be speaking at the Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 2, 2016) - The Space Foundation has promoted Jane Rasplicka to vice president - finance & accounting, from her previous position as controller, effective immediately. In this position, Rasplicka is responsible for managing a variety of financial aspects for the Space Foundation, including maintenance of financial records based on Generally Accepted Accounting...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 1, 2016) – The Space Foundation is a destination for fun and interactive learning for the entire family. This March, guests are invited to experience space art, story time and Martian margaritas.This Saturday, March 5, the monthly Star Days event, sponsored in part by Raytheon and Uwingu, will be themed “The Art of Space.” The day will be filled with special...
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 29, 2016) - The opening ceremony of Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium is known for its dynamic performances and presentation of awards celebrating the global space community's most outstanding accomplishments.The 32nd Space Symposium opening ceremony on April 11 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, will feature a performance by the band Tower of Power and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 25, 2016) - The Space Foundation's 32nd Space Symposium will culminate on April 14 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. The 2016 inductees are: Medtronic LaRC-SI, revolutionary insulation for the treatment of heart irregularitiesRadar Technologies...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2016) - Andy Weir's debut novel The Martian captivated readers when it was first published as a blog in 2011. Weir's fictional story of NASA astronaut Mark Watney's struggle to survive on Mars attracted the interest of a broad population, well beyond the ranks of space fans. Enthusiasm for the story propelled the book to The New York Times Best Seller list in...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 16, 2016) - The Space Foundation has created a new summer program at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, specifically for youngsters ages nine through 12 years. Explore Space Experience is designed and led by certified master teachers to offer a variety of hands-on, immersive activities and experiences based on space and science, technology, engineering, art...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 9, 2016) – The Space Foundation is taking its Space in the Community STEM education program to St. Vrain Valley Schools in February.Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., will share his experiences in space with students at several St. Vrain Valley Schools in Erie and Longmont, Colo., and will also join a panel discussion for a free public presentation and Star...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2016) – February is going to be an exciting month at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, filled with math, love and rovers. Fun and interactive activities and meet ups designed for all ages will bring together the Colorado Springs community this month. The new traveling exhibit, MathAlive!, presented by Raytheon, recently opened and a special Star...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2016) - The Space Foundation has selected 27 outstanding educators for its Flight 13-16 of Teacher Liaisons, including nine educators from India. This expands the international reach of this elite program, and brings the total number of international Teacher Liaisons to 29.The educators were chosen for their active promotion of space and science education....



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