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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2002) -- `If you want to get kids interested in science, tie it to space or dinosaurs,` said Dr. Gary Coulter, lead `Biology and Physical Research` Space Discovery course instructor and professor at Colorado State University. The weeklong graduate course, conducted by the Space Foundation, recently took place at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Nearly 30 K-12 educators from across the country participated. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 22, 2002) -- `If kids love what they're doing they'll learn from it, and kids love space,` said Juanita Hutto, 3rd grade bilingual math, science and social studies teacher at Dunn Elementary in Houston. Hutto was one of 16 teachers encouraged by her school district to take the `Rocketry and the Biology of Living in Space` Space Discovery graduate course conducted by the Space Foundation. Twenty-seven K-12 educators participated in the weeklong course, held July 8-12 at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 16, 2002) -- Nominations for the second annual presentation of the Space Foundation's highest individual award are being accepted now through September 27, 2002. The General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award honors the Foundation's long-time chairman, the late Gen. James E. Hill. The Space Foundation Board of Directors selects the honoree, who will then be honored at the 19th National Space Symposium, April 7-10, 2003. The General James E. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 12, 2002) -- Space Foundation president and chief executive officer Elliot G. Pulham urged the United Nations this week to continue to work to promote the exploration, development and utilization of space by all nations. Speaking before the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space at their annual meetings in Vienna, Pulham urged the member nations to be ever mindful of not just the scientific and technical benefits of space exploration, but also of the human benefits as well. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(May. 21, 2002) -- According to every national poll, space is one of the two most exciting subjects for children. This summer, K-12 educators can learn how to Launch Learning Excitement with space in their classrooms during the Space Foundation's Space Discovery graduate courses in Colorado Springs. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 21, 2002) -- The Space Foundation, in association with Space News and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), will host the 2002 International Space Symposium in Toulouse, France. CNES, the French Space Agency, is the host sponsoring space agency for the gathering of global space leaders, to be held at the Centre de Congres -- Pierre Baudis, September 10-13, 2002. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 14, 2002) -- The Space Foundation will provide testimony later today to the Commission on the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry when they convene for their third public meeting in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, which is open to the public, the commissioners will hear testimony and conduct deliberations on space policy, industrial base and work force issues from a large group of key industry leaders. A question and answer period will follow. Space Foundation President and CEO Elliot G. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 10, 2002) -- Well-known nationally and internationally as the leading non-profit organization supporting the exploration, development and use of space and space education, the Space Foundation today solidified its commitment to Colorado Springs by announcing the acquisition of a permanent corporate headquarters facility here. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 1, 2002) -- The board of directors of the Space Foundation has elected William MacDonald `Mac` Evans to serve as a member of the board, effective April 26, 2002. Evans was elected to a three-year term as a director for the Colorado Springs-based, international non-profit organization. Evans recently retired after serving as president of the Canadian Space Agency since 1994. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 25, 2002) -- Fresh off their "biggest and best ever" National Space Symposium, Space Foundation officials today announced a preliminary slate of CEO-level and senior executive speakers for its companion International Space Symposium. The international event, which has been held in Washington the past three years, makes its debut in Toulouse, France, 10-13 September. READ MORE »