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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 23, 2015) – Successful space industry CEOs and founders of NewSpace startups will share their experiences with securing funding and identifying creative financing solutions to launch new products and services at the Space Foundation’s Space Technology & Investment Forum.This by-invitation conference will be held in the heart of the San Francisco financial...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 15, 2015) – Robots, sun spots and a former NASA astronaut, these are just a few of the events planned for the Space Foundation Discovery Center “Super Saturday” event July 18. This Space-cation is themed, “Exploring our Universe” and the day will be overflowing with interactive educational fun for all ages. The day will also feature a special of buy one child's...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2015) – Former NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station (ISS), Dr. Leroy Chiao, will be visiting the Space Foundation Discovery Center July 16 through 18. Chiao, the Space Foundation’s special advisor - human spaceflight, will be signing autographs, taking photos and inspiring the next generation of astronauts, scientists and engineers. The...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 13, 2015) – The Space Foundation welcomes Taylor Devices, Inc., of North Tonawanda, N.Y., and its seismic damper technology into the Space Certification Program. Earlier this year, Taylor Devices, Inc., and seismic damper technology were inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame.About the Seismic DamperIn the 1960's, Taylor Devices was awarded a NASA contract...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 8, 2015) – This week, the Space Foundation released its 2015 edition of The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, with data on the growth of the global space economy, invaluable information for anyone planning investments in space-related businesses.For example, nearly half of the satellites launched in 2014 were nanosatellites with a mass...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 7, 2015) - The Space Foundation today released the findings of its publication The Space Report 2015: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity.In 2014, the global space economy grew slightly more than 9 percent, reaching a total of $330 billion worldwide, up from 2013's $302.5 billion. Together, commercial space activities made up 76 percent of the global...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 6, 2015) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center is taking a summer space-cation, with “Next Stop Mars,” the second of four themed Summer of Discovery programs. Saturday, July 11, will be the last chance to experience Mars-themed hands-on activities and presentations. Take advantage of a special admission offer, only on July 11, buy one child’s admission, get...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2015) -- The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest award, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF, Ret., the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 30, 2105) - The Space Foundation and the Pikes Peak Children's Museum (PPCM) announced today they have entered into an agreement for the Space Foundation to provide accommodations within its Discovery Center, enabling PPCM to host traveling exhibits, bringing world class children's museum experiences to Pikes Peak region families and visitors.Pikes Peak Children's...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 25, 2015) -- The Space Foundation's international Space Certification program has added a new technology. ORBITAL SYSTEMS' "Shower of the Future" shares the same water purification technology that NASA uses in space. As one of many components in a larger closed loop system, ORBITAL SYSTEMS has modified and brought forward a new solution that makes the system...



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