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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 29, 2015) - Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has made a four-year commitment to Colorado Springs and the Space Foundation to provide educational opportunities to inspire the next generation of innovators through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Raytheon will be sponsoring STEM related educational activities at the Space Foundation's Discovery Center...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 28, 2015) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center Summer of Discovery programming is almost over, but it is not going out without a bang. The TESLA Steampunk group will be onsite with fun, activities and steampunk attire. Astronaut Foods® will also be at the Discovery Center from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. helping guests decide which Astronaut Ice Cream flavor is...
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,...



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