Press Releases

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...
11/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2010) -- A corporate donation is the first step in establishing a new lab at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs. The donation, referred to as the "Honeywell Mars Robotic Experience," provides robots for a future simulated Martian terrain mission laboratory incorporating student-designed-and-built robots."The idea behind this lab is to...
10/20/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 21, 2010) -- Wes Bush, chief executive officer and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation, will provide a space industry perspective as a featured speaker at the Space Foundation's 27th National Space Symposium. He joins a slate of speakers that includes leaders from military, intelligence, civil, commercial and academic space organizations from around the world....
10/11/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 11, 2010) -- The nation's premier political satirist will be speaking at the nation's premier gathering of space professionals when he headlines the annual Space Technology Hall of Fame® dinner on April 14, 2011, at the 27th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Presented annually by the Space Foundation as the final major event...
08/02/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- Outlast® technology, originally designed for use in space, is now also helping to enhance the comfort of law enforcement officers and golfers.  Outlast® technology is now exclusively available in select NIJ .06-certified ballistic systems sold by Point Blank Body Armor and Protective Apparel Corporation of America. With its thermo-...
08/02/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- A Space Foundation Certified Space Technology™  is helping save lives among the poorest - and youngest - residents of Chiapas, Mexico.The southernmost state of Mexico, Chiapas is located toward the southeast of the country, bordering Guatemala to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the south. Chiapas has an area of about 28,653 sq mi. and in the...
04/01/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 1, 2010) -- Through its Space Certification and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth.Outlast Technologies, a Space Foundation Certified Partner and the leader in temperature- regulating technology, announces Wigwam has...

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