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06/27/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2017) - The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest award, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF (Ret.), the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration,...
05/31/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 31, 2017) - Visit the Discovery Center as we launch our 2017 Summer of Discovery. This year we will be exploring what it takes to grow food in space.Beginning this Saturday, June 3, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will kick off Space Gardening: Our Future Food Source. The Launch Party on June 3, will feature crafts and games and special Science On a Sphere®...
05/25/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 25, 2017) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center is excited to announce the opening of a new national traveling exhibit this summer.Roll, Drop, Bounce opens at the Space Foundation Discovery Center on Friday, June 2, 2017.  This kinetic and hands-on experience appeals to the wheel-spinning, ball-tossing and continuously-bouncing kids of all ages.The physics...
05/03/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 3, 2017) - The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2018. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.The Space Technology Hall of Fame recognizes the life-changing technologies...
Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame
04/25/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 25, 2017) - The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the distinguished Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame in 2017. Nominations are open through Wednesday, May 31.The Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame honors the astronauts, aerospace executives, government officials, scholars and other public and private sector leaders who have contributed...
04/13/2017
Ranked 9th for Medium-sized Organizations and 16th OverallCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 13, 2017) - For the fourth time, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For in the United States, ranking 9th among medium-sized nonprofit organizations and ranked 16th best overall. The Space Foundation has...
03/30/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 30, 2017) - The Space Foundation announced today that Thomas E. "Tom" Zelibor, retired Rear Admiral, USN, has been selected as its Chief Executive Officer, effective April 30, 2017.  Space Foundation Board of Directors Chairman James O. Ellis, Jr. said, "The Space Foundation team is very pleased to have Tom join the Space Foundation as the Chief Executive...
03/15/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 15, 2017) - When they returned to Earth on March 1, 2016, (March 2 Kazakhstan time) NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko had spent nearly a year in space. Their record-setting 342 days in space is expected to help pave the way for human spaceflight to Mars and other distant destinations.For that accomplishment, Kelly and Kornienko...
03/09/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 9, 2017) - DigitalGlobe and journalists with The Associated Press (AP) worked together to deliver critical public visibility of modern day slavery in the fishing industry, helping the public at large gain a better understanding of how the use of space technology can improve the quality of life on Earth.The combination of DigitalGlobe satellite intelligence, and...
03/07/2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 7, 2017) - Space leaders from more than 30 countries, are expected to attend the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, participating as speakers, panelists and exhibitors, and with delegations representing China, France, Germany, Korea, Japan, Russia and the European Commission. The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs...

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