Press Releases

05/13/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 13, 2015) - A $400,000 grant from Lockheed Martin Corporation has established the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center (LMSEC) at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.LMSEC was dedicated in a public ceremony at the Space Foundation Discovery Center on May 12, and is already benefiting Colorado schoolchildren and educators, especially those at...
03/12/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 12, 2015) - The 31st Space Symposium will have more international participation than ever, including more than 150 exhibits of the world's latest space technology, products and services. The Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center is sold out for 2015, with more than 30 first-time exhibitors and more than a dozen countries represented, including: Austria, Canada, Denmark,...
03/11/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 11, 2015) - NASA and its industry partners today conducted a successful test firing of the new, five-segment solid rocket booster for the Space Launch System (SLS), the new U.S. launch system that will take astronauts beyond low Earth orbit. During the test, in Promontory, Utah, the new rocket booster generated full thrust for two minutes, creating a 5,000 degree...
03/10/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 10, 2015) - The last discount that will be offered on standard industry registration for the Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium is available now until March 20, 2015.The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13-16, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and is expected to attract space leaders from more than 25 countries, representing all sectors...
02/23/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2015) - The Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium will have more international participation than ever for 2015, including its opening ceremony, to  be highlighted by a stunningly unique animation-based digital performance by Enra, a visual dance troupe from Japan that combines elements of performance art, music, technology and light.The opening ceremony...
02/19/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 19, 2015) - The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) is accepting applications until March 28 to attend the Space Generation Fusion Forum 2015, a U.S. space event for select university students and young professionals from around the world. Fusion Forum 2015 will take place April 12 and 13 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and will be held in...
02/17/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 17, 2015) - On Dec. 5, 2014, the global space community watched as the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) was launched aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. After a two-orbit, four-hour flight that took it further from Earth than any other human-rated spacecraft since Apollo 17 in 1972, it returned safely to a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean...
02/09/2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  (Feb. 9, 2015) - The Space Foundation has selected the U.S. Air Force-Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) Team to receive one of its top honors, the 2015 Space Achievement Award. The award will be presented on April 13 during the opening ceremony of the 31st Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman."The...
01/14/2015
COCOA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2015) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation today elected former Florida Congressman Tom Feeney, president and CEO of Associated Industries of Florida, to a three-year term as a member of the board. Feeney joins the Space Foundation board as another Floridian, former Congressman David Weldon, M.D., retires after two terms of service.Feeney represented...
12/05/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2014) - The Space Foundation today congratulated NASA, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance and the entire industry-government team involved with the successful first experimental test flight of the Orion spacecraft. The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) was launched this morning aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center, and after a two-...

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