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05/07/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 7, 2013) - More than 25 teachers will be able to attend space-themed professional development courses this summer thanks to the Mikkelson Foundation, of Monument, Colo., which has given the Space Foundation a $15,000 grant to underwrite its Space Across the Curriculum courses this summer.These intensive week-long graduate-level courses for PreK-12 educators provide...
05/01/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 1, 2013) - A number of organizational changes will take place at the Space Foundation in the coming weeks, including a retirement, promotions and expansion of responsibilities.Retiring after 27 years with the Space Foundation is President Charles P. "Chuck" Zimkas, Jr. His retirement is effective July 1, 2013. Vice President - Operations Art Ratkewicz will assume many...
04/30/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 30, 2013) - Digital images of artwork honored by the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest will travel to space this summer and take up residence aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the Japanese program called TERRAHEART, which sends student art, poetry and writings into space. This is the second time TERRAHEART has invited the Space...
04/22/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 22, 2013) - Lorraine Lightner, a teacher at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Fla., is the 2013 recipient of the Space Foundation's Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers. The scholarship will pay for her to travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., this summer and participate in one of the Space Foundation's Space Across the Curriculum courses.The...
04/08/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 8, 2013) - The 36 winners of the 2013 Space Foundation International Student Art Contest were invited to attend the Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium, being held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs this week. Young artists from 12 countries were selected for the top slots from among more than 4,700 entries representing 45 countries,...
04/05/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 5, 2013) - Space Foundation media briefings at the 29th National Space Symposium allow reporters special access to some of the event's key speakers, providing the opportunity to ask questions and take photos. They also offer information about current and breaking news in the space industryThe briefings are held in the Space Foundation Media Center at The Broadmoor...
04/04/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 4, 2013) - Rocky Mountain PBS and the Space Foundation invite the public to attend a special live taping on April 9 of "Colorado State of Mind," the Rocky Mountain PBS Emmy Award-winning weekly news program.  "Colorado State of Mind" is sponsored by United Launch Alliance (ULA), which is also a Space Foundation Corporate Partner.The taping will...
04/03/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2013) - The Space Foundation is bringing former NASA astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao to The Colorado Springs School on April 5 for a special Audience with an Astronaut program, then making his presentation available to the public on April 6 at the Space Foundation Visitors Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr.At The Colorado Springs School (CSS) April 5The Space Foundation will...
04/02/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2013) - The global space economy grew to $304.31 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2012, reflecting growth of 6.7 percent from the 2011 total of $285.33 billion. Commercial activity - space products and services and commercial infrastructure - drove much of this increase. From 2007 through 2012, the total has grown by 37 percent.Commercial...
04/01/2013
Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 1, 2013) - On Friday, April 5, 2013, more than 500 regional elementary and middle school students and educators will fill the seats of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Fairchild Hall large auditorium to spend some time with former NASA Astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., and learn about his experiences as a Space Shuttle astronaut and as a resident of the International Space...

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