Press Releases

02/24/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 24, 2014) - In 2013, millions of people around the world watched as Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield played his guitar from the International Space Station (ISS), covering David Bowie's song "Space Oddity."In 2014, the Space Foundation will honor Hadfield with the Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award for his use of social media to engage millions of...
02/12/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 12, 2014) - The Space Foundation has selected the U.S. Air Force GPS Team as the recipient of its 2014 Space Achievement Award. The award will be presented on May 19 during the opening ceremony of the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. "The 2014 Space Achievement Award is to be presented to the GPS...
01/28/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2014) -  A. Thomas Young has been chosen to receive the Space Foundation's highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award, to be presented at a special luncheon co-sponsored by Lockheed Martin on May 21. The luncheon is a featured event of the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium, held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado...
01/21/2014
Washington, D.C. (Jan. 21, 2014) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation conducted its annual meeting today, electing the following officers and directors:Lon C. Levin, co-founder of XM Satellite Radio, and president of SkySevenVentures, was elected chairman of the boardADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), former commander, United States Strategic Command, and former president and chief...
10/29/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2013) - For its 30th year the Space Foundation's global space conference unveils a new name to reflect its expanding international reach. With "National" dropped from its name, the 30th Space Symposium will be held May 19-22, 2014, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., U.S.A.The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate, with up to $500 in...
08/03/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2013) - Don't miss the Space Foundation's grand finale week of its 10-week Summer of Discovery. Come to the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs Aug. 6 - 10 for "A Taste of Space Technology" and find out how space has become an important part of our everyday lives.The Space Foundation's Discovery Center is the region's only space, science and technology attraction...
07/20/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 18, 2013) - Young women and girls who dream of a career in aerospace are encouraged to come to the Space Foundation Discovery center July 23-27 to meet and hear from women who have been leaders in spaceflight.The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's only space, science and technology attraction, and is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,...
06/26/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 26, 2013) - After a distinguished 27-year career with the Space Foundation, Charles P. "Chuck" Zimkas, Jr., President, will retire July 1. Zimkas has been president since 2012. He has played a key role in the continued success of the annual Space Symposium, and, in recent years, in the relocation of the Space Foundation to its world headquarters on Arrowswest Drive,...
05/13/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 13, 2013) - After seven months of fine tuning and more than 6,000 student experiences delivered, the education and museum facilities at Space Foundation World Headquarters are set to open to the public full time next month. The Space Foundation Discovery Center will be launched with a ten-week "Summer of Discovery" program, reflecting the Space Foundation's...
03/28/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 28, 2013) - A new sign of spring locally is the sight of the National Space Symposium Exhibit Pavilion being erected at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Pavilion is up and ready to display the latest in space technology, products and services from around the world.The Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium will be held April 8-11 at The...

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