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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 4, 2016) – The Earth is quaking while the ground is shaking and the Space Foundation Discovery Center is at the heart of the excitement. New programs, exhibits and events are all headed for the Discovery Center in 2016.The quaking begins on Jan. 9 with Star Days: “Earth – Plate Tectonics.” Sponsored in part by Raytheon, Star Days are special Saturdays, once a month,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Two days worth of fun and learning come together on one day, Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.With the movie release of the year upon us, the Discovery Center wants to make sure space enthusiasts all over Colorado are amped up for this special event by celebrating the force. Our Star Days theme, “A Far...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 20, 2015) – Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2016 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,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 19, 2015) - The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium is the single most important global space conference for connecting government, military and industry decision makers. For 2016, the 32nd Space Symposium agenda includes sessions and presentations of special interest to the military, such as featured speakers Gen. John E. Hyten, Commander, Air Force Space...
COLORADO SPRINGS (Nov. 16, 2015) – The board of directors of the Space Foundation has elected new officers and directors, for terms to commence on January 1, 2016.  ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), was elected Chairman of the Board.  A former commander of United States Strategic Command, Ellis is the Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 12, 2015) – The first panel presentation of the Space Foundation’s four-day 32nd Space Symposium will be a discussion of the most pressing global space issues by the world’s top space agency leaders. This will be the largest plenary gathering of heads of space agencies at any space conference in 2016.Confirmed panelists to date include:Professor Roberto Battiston,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 9, 2015) - The Space Foundation is announcing a Call for Papers for Technical Track presentations to be delivered on April 11 and 12, 2016, as part of the 32nd Space Symposium. Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from government and industry leaders in space technology development, and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2015) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation has unanimously selected VADM Richard H. Truly, USN (Ret.), as the 2016 recipient of its highest honor - the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award."From his leadership of military space endeavors like the Manned Orbiting Lab (MOL) program, and Naval Space Command, to pilot and test pilot...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 26, 2015) – Clean out the closet and throw on your favorite galactic or sci-fi costume Oct. 30 and 31 for a celebration of all things space and science fiction at the Space Foundation Discovery Center for this month’s Star Days "Space and Sci-Fi Celebration."Located only five minutes from Garden of the Gods Park, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 19, 2015) - The Space Foundation welcomes Nanobeak and Nano Mobile Healthcare into its Space Certification Program. The mission of Nanobeak is to commercialize lifesaving, mobile breath sensor technologies that enable professionals to more efficiently screen for the earliest signs of various diseases or the presence of drugs, enabling improved health outcomes,...



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