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Heatsheets® is a Technology Co-sponsor of the Space Foundation’s Summer of Discovery

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 15, 2015) – Heatsheets®, the flagship brand of Advanced Flexible Materials and leading manufacturer of reflective insulation fabrics, has announced its sponsorship of the Space Foundation’s Summer of Discovery as a technology co-sponsor.

The Space Foundation’s Summer of Discovery theme at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is “Take a Space-cation,” featuring different themes throughout the summer and offering hands-on activities for space fans of all ages.

Summer of Discovery features: “Living in a 3D World,” started June 8; “Next Stop Mars,” starting June 22; “Exploring the Universe,” starting July 13; and “Journey to the Future,” starting July 27 through Aug. 14.

For Summer of Discovery, Heatsheets will be giving away Heatsheets reflective blankets to the first 25 children, ages 10 and older, on each of the Super Saturdays throughout the Summer of Discovery. Super Saturdays will be held on June 13, 20 and 27, July 11, 18 and 25 and Aug. 1 and 8. Heatsheet blankets will also be available for purchase at the Discovery Center Store. Learn more about the Discovery Center at

Heatsheets is a Lifetime Member of the Space Foundation, and holder of an Exclusive in Category license for reflective insulation technology. The Space Certification seal indicates the company’s product has stemmed from, or been dramatically improved by, technologies developed for use in space.

About Heatsheets®

Heatsheets®, the flagship brand of Advanced Flexible Materials, is a leading manufacturer of reflective insulation fabrics that harness natural energy sources such as body and solar heat, utilizing proprietary Silver Lining® technology, which was developed by NASA for the U.S. space program. The company makes innovative products for consumer, commercial and medical applications. Heatsheets products are perfect for hypothermia protection at mass participation events, and sleeping bags and shelters for lightweight protection from outdoor elements.

About Space Certification

Products and services that display the Space Certification seal are guaranteed to have stemmed from, or been dramatically improved by, technologies originally developed for space exploration or to have significant impact in teaching people about the value of space utilization.

Developed and administered by the Space Foundation, the Space Certification program serves three purposes:

  • Providing a unique marketing edge for Space Certification partners
  • Demonstrating to the public how space technologies now improve life on Earth
  • Making space knowledge more interesting and accessible to everyone

There are three classifications of Space Foundation Certified Products:

  • Certified Technology Products – Products or services that directly result from space technology or space program development or advances in space technology
  • Certified Educational Products – Products used in educational environments to stimulate interest in and knowledge about space
  • Certified Imagination Products – Entertainment products, games or toys that increase interest in and excitement for space and inspire new generations to take an active interest in space

A global, nonprofit organization, the Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom, major space industry events and space research studies, analyses and publications, all in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” Headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation has an office in Washington, D.C., and a field office in Houston.

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