Press Releases

10/07/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 7, 2014) - Now is the best time to register for the 31st Space Symposium to take advantage of the lowest rate that will be offered for the premier space conference of 2015.The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and the Space Foundation is offering a Super Savings rate now on standard industry...
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...
10/14/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 14, 2013) - The Space Foundation announces its newest Certified Space Technology™ Partner, PhiLumina, LLC, a company that specializes in imaging systems, software, services and solutions.PhiLumina, LLC Founder and CEO Mark Allen Lanoue was inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2005 for his hyperspectral imaging systems. The Space Foundation manages both...
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...
07/31/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 31, 2013) - The Space Foundation has certified the Drive SunShine Institute (DSI) as a Certified Educational Products partner for its efforts in supporting a green environment and clean air educational technology.DSI promotes the use of alternative fuels such as wind and solar that, like the battery technology found in their automobiles, can be traced from technology...
05/22/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 22, 2013) - The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2014. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.The deadline is Sept. 27, 2013, and anyone can submit a nomination of a...
05/15/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 15, 2013) - Space Foundation Space Certification™ Partner Regentech/Aribio's new line of skin care products, marketed under the Epfora brand has been authorized to carry the Certified Space Technology™ seal.Using the Space Technology Hall of Fame® inducted technology -- Rotating Wall Bio-Reactor and modified Intrifuge CellXpansion -- Regenetech/Aribio produce and...
05/01/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 1, 2013) - A number of organizational changes will take place at the Space Foundation in the coming weeks, including a retirement, promotions and expansion of responsibilities.Retiring after 27 years with the Space Foundation is President Charles P. "Chuck" Zimkas, Jr. His retirement is effective July 1, 2013. Vice President - Operations Art Ratkewicz will assume many...
12/28/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS (Colo.) Dec. 28, 2012 -- As a New Year's gift - and to offer protection as the AdAmAn Club once again ascends Pikes Peak for New Year's Eve fireworks - the Space Foundation has given both the AdAmAn Club and El Paso Search and Rescue a dozen Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) Emergency Bivvy protection shelters. The ultralight, ultra-warm SOL Emergency Bivvies, which are made of heat-...
12/13/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 13, 2012) - The Space Foundation announces its newest Space Certification Partner, PulseSwitch Systems, LC, of Norfolk, Va., which is recognized for its licensed product, a batteryless, wireless remote switch marketed under the name Lightning Switch®. The switch uses NASA-developed Thunder® technology to self-power a radio frequency transmitter, sending an ID-encoded...

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