News

The Space Foundation's mission is to be the preeminent resource for space education, a trusted source of space information, and a provider of exceptional forums for the exchange of ideas. One of our main methods for accomplishing our mission is to ensure that the media and the general public have access to up-to-date, accurate, credible and compelling information about space and the Space Foundation.

Check this section frequently to find out what's going on, get answers to questions and access resources you need.

 

Apply Now to Become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison
Do you have what it takes to be a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison? You can be one of the select educators from around the world who joins our Teacher Liaison ranks each year. Teacher Liaisons are extraordinary educators who use space-related education programs and principles in the classroom to act as advocates for space-based education in their schools and districts. If selected for the program, they receive Space Foundation training and resources to further integrate space into their classrooms. READ MORE »
Art is Inspiring the Next Generation of Space Leaders
Through art, our creativity brings the imagination to life. It is the inspiration found in artistic expression that led Space Foundation Director of Marketing, Nancy Reed, to establish the International Student Art Contest. In its first year, eight years ago, the contest received 150 entries, mostly from Colorado. Since then, the contest has grown worldwide, with more than 7,000 entries from 52 countries. READ MORE »
Photo of Micah Walter-Range
by Micah Walter-Range, Space Foundation Director - Research and Analysis READ MORE »
How to Support STEM Education through CFC Giving
Space Foundation's CFC number is 71807 The Space Foundation is honored to be a participating charity in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the official workplace giving campaign of the Federal government. If you are a member of the U.S. military, a federal or civilian employee, or a postal worker, you can give to us through CFC. To help inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and technology professionals, enter Space Foundation's CFC code, 71807, on your campaign pledge card!   READ MORE »
Scenes from the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow
The weekend of Sept. 23 and 24, the Space Foundation participated in Colorado's Pikes Peak Regional Airshow, offering hands-on STEM activities for children at its booth in the KidZone. The activities were designed by the Space Foundation education team to introduce children of all ages and skill levels to basic concepts of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). READ MORE »
See the 34th Space Symposium Website for Early Featured Speakers
The Space Foundation is the world's premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. As such, for our 34th Space Symposium, we are bringing together leaders of the civil, commercial, and defense space sectors from more than 30 spacefaring nations to discuss and shape the future of space. READ MORE »
Capitol Building
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations  READ MORE »
The View From Here Delivering on the Promises of Space Space Symposium See the 34th Space Symposium Website for Early Featured Speakers Experience the 34th Space Symposium as a Volunteer 2018 Technical Track Call for Abstracts READ MORE »
World Space Week 2017
In 1999, the United Nations declared that October 4 through 10 of each year would be known as World Space Week, a time "to celebrate at the international level the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition." READ MORE »
World Space Week Takes Over the Space Foundation Discovery Center, Oct. 4 – 10
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2017) - The United Nations declared in 1999, that Oct. 4 through Oct. 10 each year would be recognized as World Space Week, a time “to celebrate at the international level, the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition.”  READ MORE »