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Space Foundation Announces New Auxilia Webinar Series to Support Teachers, Parents, and Students

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 1, 2020) — The Space Foundation’s team of educators has created a new webinar series now available free online to help teachers and parents keep students engaged in learning while at home. The webinars cover such information as how to use Zoom, write grants, create a scale Play-Doh solar system, map with…

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Space Foundation Supports Colorado Wildfire Relief

Wildfire season continues in Colorado, and during June the most devastating wildfire in Colorado’s history occurred with the Black Forest fire just north of Colorado Springs, which destroyed more than 500 homes and killed two people. To help people affected by Colorado wildfires, the Space Foundation Discovery Center has been designated a collection point for…

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Marketing Team Wins Awards from Colorado AMA

At the Colorado American Marketing Association’s 25th Annual Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on June 6, the Space Foundation received two awards for its marketing entries. The event was held at the McNichols Civic Center Building in Denver, Colo. and highlighted hundreds of entries from agencies and organizations from across the state. The Space Foundation…

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NASA Astronaut to Share Space Stories with the Public at Space Foundation Visitors Center on April 6

The public is invited to meet former NASA astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao, and hear his experiences on board the International Space Station. The Space Foundation is presenting this Audience with an Astronaut experience at its world headquarters Visitors Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday, April 6. Chiao will give three presentations and be…

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Space Foundation Launches Stomp Rockets for Space Day

More than 800 people visited the Space Foundation booth at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Space Day in March, taking advantage of the opportunity to make and launch stomp rockets. The event stemmed from a partnership between the Space Foundation and the Pioneers Museum to celebrate a traveling exhibit currently on display from the Charles…

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U.S. Air Force Academy and Space Foundation Partner to Host Audience with an Astronaut

On Friday, April 5, more than 500 regional elementary and middle school students and educators will fill the seats of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Fairchild Hall  auditorium to hear about the experiences of former NASA Astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., (pictured right) and learn about his life as a Space Shuttle astronaut and as a…

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Space Foundation Presentations Support Space Exhibit

One way the Space Foundation is promoting space awareness in the Colorado Springs region is through support of a current space exhibit at the Pioneers Museum in downtown Colorado Springs (see article in November Space Watch). The Space Foundation is partnering with the Pioneers Museum to support a traveling exhibit from the Charles M. Schulz…

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STEM Conference to be Held at Space Foundation Feb. 7

STEM education will be the theme of the Women in Defense (WID) – Rocky Mountain Chapter February luncheon, to be held at Space Foundation world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Feb. 7. STEM education focuses on developing students’ skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and is a primary mission of Space Foundation…

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Space Foundation Wins Best Lighting on a Float Award

The Space Foundation has received the Rudolph Award for Best Lighting on a Float for the 2012 Festival of Lights parade, held in Colorado Springs in December. The Space Foundation team, headed by Community Relations Manager Kaye Kerr, included Cathryn Griffiths, Julie Howell, Sadie Jackson, Bernadette Maisel, Amy Mirocha, Elias Molen, Phil Nowicki, Nancy Reed, Randi…

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