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09/07/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 7, 2010) -- Educators who effectively use spce themes to inspire students and strengthen lesson plans have a great opportunity for additional support from the nation's premier space advocacy organization. The Space Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2011 flight of Teacher Liaisons.This will be the ninth year of this prestigious, nationally recognized...
08/25/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 26, 2010) -- Space Heroes can be found many places: in the movies, in comic books and graphic novels, on television and in real life. No matter who they are or where they come from, space heroes inspire others to learn and explore.The Space Foundation, an international non-profit organization engaged in space awareness and advocacy, is conducting a survey to...
08/18/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 18, 2010) -- Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2011 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation, the...
08/10/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 10, 2010) -- The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation has recognized the updated and revised 4th Edition Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado as a certified Space Imagination Product. The map integrates enhanced GPS-enabled measurements into the locations and chart data of fourteener* elevations and incorporates new Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital...
08/02/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- Outlast® technology, originally designed for use in space, is now also helping to enhance the comfort of law enforcement officers and golfers.  Outlast® technology is now exclusively available in select NIJ .06-certified ballistic systems sold by Point Blank Body Armor and Protective Apparel Corporation of America. With its thermo-...
08/02/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- A Space Foundation Certified Space Technology™  is helping save lives among the poorest - and youngest - residents of Chiapas, Mexico.The southernmost state of Mexico, Chiapas is located toward the southeast of the country, bordering Guatemala to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the south. Chiapas has an area of about 28,653 sq mi. and in the...
07/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 13, 2010) -- The U.S.-based Space Foundation and the UK-based Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) are co-sponsoring a lecture on July 22 at RUSI's Whitehall headquarters in London offering " Perspectives on the Military Use of Space." The event is being held during the July 19-25 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in nearby...
07/07/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 7, 2010) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2011. The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.Nomination information, including online and downloadable nomination forms, is...
07/01/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2010) -- Space Foundation Space Certification partner Universal Remediation, Inc. (UniRem), of Pittsburgh, Pa., is playing a critical role in cleaning up oil in the Gulf of Mexico with its oil remediation products, BIO-BOOM® and Petroleum Remediation Product (PRP®).BIO-BOOM® is a fabric sleeve three inches in diameter by up to 10 feet in length filled with...
06/27/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 28, 2010) -- The Space Foundation today welcomed the release of the new U.S. National Space Policy as "an important milestone in furthering national and international discussions about the future direction of the United States in space.""Although there are some inconsistencies and areas of concern, largely the new U.S. National Space Policy provides a positive...

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