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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. 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 VP Vinson Wins Tourism Leadership Award

Space Foundation News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2018) – At a Visit Colorado Springs awards ceremony attended by Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers on Oct. 11, Space Foundation Vice President – Operations Kathleen Vinson received the 2018 Tourism Leadership Award. Read more »

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Space Foundation and Petit Family Foundation Offer Free Girls STEM Experience in Hartford

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 9, 2018) – Thanks to a partnership with the Petit Family Foundation, the Space Foundation is extending its STEM education outreach to the greater Hartford, Conn., region this school year. The Hartford STEM initiative will launch on Saturday, Oct. 27, with a free Girls STEM Experience for local girls ages 12 to 18, to be held at the Connecticut Convention Center from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Premier sponsor for the event is Aetna. Read more »

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Submit Abstracts Now for Space Symposium Tech Track

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2018) – The Space Foundation is now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented at the Tech Track of the 35th Space Symposium. Much like the main Symposium program, Tech Track will include featured speakers and a series of 20-minute "tech talk" presentations selected from a wide variety of submissions. The Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from government and industry leaders in space technology development. Read more »

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Space Foundation Joins Italian Partners for New Space Economy Expoforum 2019

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2018) - While attending the 69th edition of the International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany, Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor signed an agreement with Italy's Fiera Roma and Fondazione Amaldi to organize the first European forum dedicated to the global development of projects and technologies derived from the space industry. Read more »

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Space Foundation Selects Richard B. Cooper for New Strategic Communications & Outreach VP Position at its Washington, D.C., Office

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 27, 2018) - The Space Foundation announced today it has added a second new vice president at its Washington, D.C., office. Richard B. "Rich" Cooper has been hired for the newly-created position of Vice President - Strategic Communications & Outreach, effective Sept. 28, 2018. Read more »

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Col. Thomas Dorame to Head Space Foundation Washington, D.C., Strategic Operations

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 6, 2018) - The Space Foundation has selected Col. Thomas Dorame, USA (Ret.), as Vice President, Strategic Operations, at its Washington, D.C. office, effective Sept. 4, 2018. Dorame joins the Space Foundation after serving more than 30 years in the U.S. Army. His last assignment was as the U.S. Army Legislative Affairs Principal Military Deputy, where he was responsible to the Secretary of the Army on congressional issues. Read more »

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Space Foundation Delivers Virtual STEM Program to Students in Kabul

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation recently provided STEM programming to visiting college-level students at a Lincoln Learning Center in Kabul, through oversight by the U.S. Embassy. Read more »