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Teachers workign on science project
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 17, 2019) - The Space Foundation has selected 27 outstanding educators to join its Teacher Liaison program in 2019, including six international applicants from India and Ethiopia. The educators were chosen for their active promotion of space and science education in the classroom. Started by the Space Foundation in 2004, the Teacher Liaison program influences space and science education at an international level. Teacher Liaisons serve as advocates for space-themed education and use Space Foundation-provided training and resources to further integrate space principles into the classroom. READ MORE »
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The Space Foundation begins its year-long commemoration of the Apollo missions of 1969 with subject matter from its new thematic calendar -- human spaceflight. The Apollo missions laid a foundation for our current and future successes in space. This article, written by Space Foundation Senior Analyst John Holst, examines how NASA astronauts have changed over the decades and how the risks they face today remain as challenging as they were 50 years ago. Next month's theme will focus on astronomy.   READ MORE »
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The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has provided funding for the Space Foundation to present a series of nationwide workshops with the goal of bringing minority business leaders into the greater space commerce community. Registration is being accepted now for workshops to be held in: Houston, Feb. 5 El Segundo, Calif., Feb. 21 Pasadena, Calif., Feb. 22 Learn about space business opportunities from industry experts. Topics include: READ MORE »
Apollo 50th
The Space Foundation invites the public to its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8's pioneering lunar adventure. Join other space and history fans to remember, reflect and reignite the inspiration of a Christmas-season journey that united the world in wonder. READ MORE »
 Pictured: George H.W. Bush at Marshall Space Flight Center for a campaign event in 1987.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2018) - Today, the Space Foundation family joins with the rest of America and the world in remembering and honoring the life and legacy of President George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States.   READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 28, 2018) -- Upon completion of his term in 2017, the Space Foundation established a special scholarship recognizing former Board Chairman ADM James O. Ellis, Jr.'s, commitment and support of New Generation leaders and Space Foundation programs. The scholarship, named the Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship, is now accepting nominations. READ MORE »
Shelli Brunswick handshake with Henry Childs II
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2018) – Today, at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Space Foundation leadership signed an agreement for a grant from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to present a series of nationwide workshops with the goal of bringing minority business leaders into the greater space commerce community. READ MORE »
Coat Drive
Space Foundation Discovery Center Launches its “Get Folks in Coats” Winter Coat Drive COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2018) -- Winter weather has already made its arrival to the Pikes Peak Region and this season, the Space Foundation will launch its first winter coat drive to help the community’s homeless population. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2018) – Every Spring at the annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor – the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. READ MORE »
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Student artists from around the world are invited to submit their original artwork depicting the theme "Where Will Your Spaceship Take You?”   READ MORE »