Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 19, 2018) - The Space Foundation today released the findings of its publication The Space Report 2018: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity. The Space Report is the definitive body of information about the global space industry. The findings in the 2018 report revealed that in 2017, the global space economy totaled $383.5 billion worldwide. Also, during… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 7, 2018) – This morning, Secretary Ben Carson and Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Thomas E. Zelibor participated in a ceremony at Life Remodeled in Detroit, Mich., to debut the EnVision Center Demonstration, a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development initiative to help HUD-assisted households "climb the ladder of opportunity." To support STEM… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct 17, 2018) -- The Space Foundation has closed on space to nearly triple the size of its Discovery Center education complex in Colorado Springs. The additional 85,319 square feet at 4435 Arrowswest Drive adjoins its current building at 4425 Arrowswest Drive and will expand the total space from 45,716 square feet to 131,035 total square feet.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 16, 2018) – Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 9, 2018) – Thanks to a partnership with the Petit Family Foundation, the Space Foundation is extending its STEM education outreach to the greater Hartford, Conn., region this school year. The Hartford STEM initiative will launch on Saturday, Oct. 27, with a free Girls STEM Experience for local girls ages 12 to 18, to be held at the Connecticut Convention Center… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2018) – The Space Foundation is now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented at the Tech Track of the 35th Space Symposium. Much like the main Symposium program, Tech Track will include featured speakers and a series of 20-minute "tech talk" presentations selected from a wide variety of submissions. The Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2018) - While attending the 69th edition of the International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany, Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor signed an agreement with Italy's Fiera Roma and Fondazione Amaldi to organize the first European forum dedicated to the global development of projects and technologies derived from the space industry.
Discovery Center in Colorado Springs Recognizes World Space Week with Half-off Admission, Oct. 4-10  
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 27, 2018) - The Space Foundation announced today it has added a second new vice president at its Washington, D.C., office. Richard B. "Rich" Cooper has been hired for the newly-created position of Vice President - Strategic Communications & Outreach, effective Sept. 28, 2018.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 12, 2018) – Since 2011, the Space Foundation’s International Student Art Contest has inspired thousands of children around the globe to envision the possibilities and adventures to be found in space. However, for 2019, the art contest almost ended. In spite of participation by 4,578 children in 57 countries this year, a lack of sponsorship nearly killed plans for… Read more

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