Press Releases

04/20/2012
Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 20, 2012) - Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) is donating $375,000 to create a science center and teaching lab at the Space Foundation's Colorado Springs world headquarters. To be known as the Northrop Grumman Science Center, the facility will include a Science On a Sphere® laboratory and a teaching facility that will be used for science, technology,...
04/18/2012
The Hitching a Ride - All About Hosted Payloads Panel at the 28th National Space Symposium, moderated by Gen. Lance Lord, USAF, Ret., chief executive officer, L2 Aerospace, and co-sponsored by the Hosted Payload Alliance. The panel explored how to make hosted payloads a critical element in the access-to-space strategy. Key points from each panelist include:Lt. Gen. Brian Arnold, USAF, Ret.,...
01/12/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes STK software by Analytical Graphics, Inc., (AGI), as its newest Certified Educational Product partner. Already a Certified Space Technology, STK has been added to the Certified Educational Product category in recognition of its use for student and teacher education programs at the AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space...
12/12/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2011) -- One of the most treasured keepsakes from the Space Foundation's annual National Space Symposium is the commemorative space art poster, co-sponsored in 2012 by International Space University (ISU).The poster will be distributed to Symposium attendees from the Space Foundation booth at the Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center. The poster art for the 28th...
12/05/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2011) -- The Space Foundation has assembled a dynamic panel for the first morning of its 28th National Space Symposium featuring presidents of leading launch companies.The panel, "Launch Providers, Propulsion Partners and the Way to Space," includes: Francis X. McKenna, president, International Launch Services; James Maser, president, Pratt & Whitney...
10/12/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 12, 2011) -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will sponsor the 28th National Space Symposium exhibit center with an impressive and comprehensive array of the latest space technology, equipment and services. The Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center will now include the new Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center Pavilion, located adjacent to the Carriage Museum at The...
09/20/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 21, 2011) -- Honeywell has provided additional funding for the Honeywell Mars Robotic Experience at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute (SFDI) in Colorado Springs, Colo. The donation provides robots and support funds for the SFDI Mars Yard laboratory, a simulated Martian terrain where students learn a wide variety of science, technology, engineering and...
07/15/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 15, 2011) -- After a decade at its former home base near Old Colorado City, the Space Foundation has relocated to new headquarters at 4425 Arrowswest Drive in the Garden of the Gods high-tech corridor, Colorado Springs.The new Space Foundation headquarters is a 45,715 square foot office condominium, and part of a 171,500 square foot office and warehouse/light...
05/09/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 9, 2011) -- During the 27th National Space Symposium, held April 11-14 in Colorado Springs, Colo., United Space Alliance (USA) partnered with the Space Foundation to present two checks for $5,000 to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons who applied for the first-time grant by submitting student project plans to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)...
04/11/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 11, 2011) -- This week the Space Foundation is hosting nearly 1,800 local students and 95 teachers from 18 states at a number of education activities at the 27th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The programs include educator professional development, national recognition of an outstanding educator, a surprise teacher grant...

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