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Inspire Future Generations by Sponsoring the International Student Art Contest
The Space Foundation's International Student Art Contest was launched in 2011 to inspire children around the world to envision the possibilities and adventures to be found in space. The contest quickly grew from 150 entries the first year -- mostly from the Space Foundation's home state of Colorado -- to more than 7,200 entries from 52 countries. The contest was created by the Space Foundation's Director of Marketing, Nancy Reed, who, as an artist herself, understood the excitement of creating original artwork for competition in a contest. READ MORE »
Visit Both Space Foundation Booths at the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow
The Pikes Peak Regional Airshow opens today, Sept. 23, in Colorado Springs, featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and Warbirds, as well as aerobatic teams and more than 30 vintage aircraft.  Look for the Space Foundation booth in the Airshow's KidZone. Admission to the KidZone is free with Airshow admission. Activities at the Space Foundation booth include: READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 14, 2017) - The Space Foundation will offer hands-on STEM activities for children at its booth at the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow, to be held in Colorado Springs, Sept. 23 and 24. The activities are designed to introduce children of all ages and skill levels to basic concepts of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).   READ MORE »
Support Space Technology
Every summer, the Space Foundation solicits nominations for induction into its Space Technology Hall of Fame® for the coming year. In addition to affording innovators much-deserved recognition, this program serves to encourage further innovation. READ MORE »
Space Technology & Investment Forum Continues Today in San Francisco
The Space Foundation's third Space Technology & Investment Forum concludes today in San Francisco. Attendees have been participating in the two-day conference as technical experts, advisors, mentors and service providers to facilitate new business ventures and bring big ideas to fruition. Successful space industry CEOs and founders of new space startups shared their experiences about how to secure funding, and identify creative financing solutions to launch new products and services. READ MORE »
Space Technology & Investment Forum Convenes Today in San Francisco
The Space Foundation's third Space Technology & Investment Forum opened today in San Francisco, bringing together top venture capitalists and angel investors with space industry experts to explain the technical, legal and business issues critical to market analysis and risk assessment. READ MORE »
More than 1,000 Visitors Attend Space Foundation Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
An hour before the doors opened for the Space Foundation’s Solar Eclipse Party, people began to gather outside of the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, eagerly awaiting the chance to score last-minute eclipse viewing glasses and to stake out the perfect spot to watch the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse.  Less than an hour after opening, the Discovery Center was filled to capacity, and the line outside extended around the building. READ MORE »
10 Things to Know About the Solar Eclipse
The Great American Eclipse will cross the United States, from coast-to-coast, on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Here are 10 fun facts that you need to know about this once-in-a-lifetime experience! READ MORE »
Space Investment's Final Frontier is Just Weeks Away
The Space Foundation is bringing together the people who are shaping the future of the space industry at its Space Technology & Investment Forum, to be held in the heart of San Francisco, Aug. 30 and 31. Attendees are invited to participate as technical experts, advisors, mentors and service providers to facilitate new business ventures and bring big ideas to fruition. READ MORE »
Eclipse Party
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 7, 2017) – It has been nearly 100 years since a total solar eclipse darkened the United States from coast to coast, and it is not predicted to occur again for another 18 years. Around noon on Monday, Aug. 21, Colorado Springs and the Front Range region will experience a total solar eclipse, with 90 percent of the Sun darkened by the Moon. READ MORE »