Press Releases

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...
03/31/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 31, 2011) -- New to the 27th National Space Symposium this year is a student art contest co-sponsored by ARES Corporation, Fisher Space Pen Co. and the Space Foundation. Students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade were invited to submit original artwork depicting the theme, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020," resulting in entries from more than 150 students...
02/16/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 16, 2011) -- The Space Foundation has chosen two companies to receive 2011 Space Achievement Awards, in recognition of their extraordinary accomplishments in space.SpaceX is being lauded for becoming the first commercial company to re-enter a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit, and Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is being recognized for its unique use of space to aid...
01/06/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2011) -- The Space Foundation will remain in Colorado Springs thanks to generous support from El Pomar Foundation, the Anna Keesling Ackerman Fund, the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the State of Colorado Economic Development Commission.The Space Foundation, a locally based international space advocacy organization, will move...
12/09/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 9, 2010) -- The Space Foundation congratulates SpaceX on becoming the first commercial company in history to re-enter a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit."SpaceX has a bold and aggressive vision for cost-effective, reliable commercial space transportation -- and it's certainly exciting watching them deliver," said Space Foundation Chief Executive Office Elliot Pulham...

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