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Harris Corp. Sponsors Space Foundation Space in the Community Program for Brevard County Schools

Education

For the second time this school year, Harris Corporation has funded a Space Foundation Space in the Community (SITC) program, reinforcing the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in preparing students for careers of the future Read more »

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Space Foundation Announces Space Commerce Speaker and Webinar Series

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation has launched a new Space Commerce Speaker and Webinar Series, designed to help those who are interested in taking advantage of profitable business opportunities that are resulting from technological advancements driven by commercial space activities. The webinars were produced by the Space Foundation and are currently available at no charge. Read more »

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Space Foundation International Teacher Liaison Program Adds 27 Educators, Including Five in India and One in Ethiopia

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 17, 2019) - The Space Foundation has selected 27 outstanding educators to join its Teacher Liaison program in 2019, including six international applicants from India and Ethiopia. Read more »

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Register Now for Space Commerce Workshops in Los Angeles and Houston

Space Foundation News

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has provided funding for the Space Foundation to present a series of nationwide workshops with the goal of bringing minority business leaders into the greater space commerce community. Read more »

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Space Foundation to Expand Discovery Center Education Complex with Support from El Pomar and Grapevine Investments

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct 17, 2018) - The Space Foundation has closed on space to nearly triple the size of its Discovery Center education complex in Colorado Springs. The additional 85,319 square feet at 4435 Arrowswest Drive adjoins its current building at 4425 Arrowswest Drive and will expand the total space from 45,716 square feet to 131,035 total square feet. "This acquisition does more than increase our physical space. It allows us to expand and bring even more opportunity to the community and in particular our STEM education mission that every day, makes a difference in building a spacefaring future and developing the next generation workforce," said Space Foundation CEO Thomas Zelibor. "The expansion of our Discovery Center means more students, teachers, parents and space community partners can take part in that mission and the adventures that come with it." Read more »

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Space Foundation Celebrates Countdown to Apollo

Space Foundation Press Release

The Space Foundation invites the public to its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8's pioneering lunar adventure. Join other space and history fans to remember, reflect and reignite the inspiration of a Christmas-season journey that united the world in wonder. Read more »

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Educators: Apply by Jan. 25 for the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 16, 2018) – Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Read more »

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Space Foundation Remembers Former President George H. W. Bush

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2018) - Today, the Space Foundation family joins with the rest of America and the world in remembering and honoring the life and legacy of President George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States.   Read more »

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Grainger Foundation Grant Supports Discovery Center Field Trips

Space Foundation News

Thanks to the generosity of the Grainger Foundation, hundreds of students in Colorado will be afforded the opportunity to take a field trip to the Space Foundation Discovery Center. This week, Rich Stiner, Operation Manager for W.W. Grainger Inc, Colorado Springs, presented the Space Foundation with a check for $2,500.00. Read more »