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Space Foundation Team Member Named Rising Star in the Community
Kelly Shelton honored as a 2017 Rising Star by the Colorado Springs Business JournalThe Colorado Springs Business Journal’s Rising Stars is the most prestigious award recognition for young professionals in the Pikes Peak region. The Space Foundation’s Manager - Philanthropy, Kelly Shelton, was selected as a 2017 Rising Star.  READ MORE »
The View From Here A Matter of Pride Space Symposium NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko to be Honored at 33rd Space Symposium DigitalGlobe and The Associated Press will Receive Douglas S. READ MORE »
Teaching 3D Printing for Fun and Future Job Skills
by Elias Molen, Space Foundation Manager - Space Education READ MORE »
The Public is Invited to the Women's Global Gathering
The general public will have the opportunity to participate in a new event at the Space Symposium this year, by attending the Women's Global Gathering luncheon, to be held Thursday, April 6, at The Broadmoor, site of the Space Symposium. READ MORE »
US-UK Space Forum Meets in Denver
The UK's Department for International Trade​ extended an invitation to the Colorado aerospace community to attend a US-UK Space Forum on March 17 in Denver, Colo. Around 50 people attended the event, which featured a panel discussion with participation from the UK military, Lockheed Martin, Surrey Satellite Technology, Oakman Aerospace and the Space Foundation. ​ READ MORE »
Year in Space Mission Wins 2017 Space Achievement Award
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. READ MORE »
DigitalGlobe and The Associated Press to Receive Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award at 33rd Space Symposium
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. READ MORE »
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, Colo., USA, and two of the featured speakers addressing global space issues will be: READ MORE »
How Will Your Child Spend the Summer?
Why send your children to camp this summer, when you can give them an Explore Space Experience? Registration is open now to enroll children ages 9 to 14 years in the Space Foundation's all-day summer programs. Your future explorers will enjoy a variety of hands-on, immersive activities and experiences based on space and science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). Four week-long themes will keep your explorer engaged in fun and learning this summer. READ MORE »
15 World Space Agency Leaders Join Panel Discussion of Global Space Issues at 33rd Space Symposium
The first panel presentation of the Space Foundation's four-day 33rd Space Symposium will be a discussion of the most pressing global space issues by the world's top space agency leaders. The panel will be moderated by The Honorable Robert S. Walker, Executive Chairman, Wexler & Walker, and the panelists include: READ MORE »