Space Foundation Press Release
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2017) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation met yesterday and Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), was elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board. Shelton is former Commander, Air Force Space Command.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 18, 2018) -- When Russell A. Lagasse passed away in Orange County, Calif, in 2009, his estate plan directed that a testamentary trust be established following the administration of his estate. The plan further directed that the trustees should use a portion of the trust assets for organizations that promote space travel.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 17, 2018) - 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.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 8, 2018) - Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has provided a grant to collaborate with the Space Foundation on a program that will further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies in several Colorado Springs schools Feb. 28-March 3.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2017) -- Each spring, during its Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. For 2018, the Space Foundation Board of Directors has chosen to honor Christopher Columbus "Chris" Kraft, Jr., the first U.S. human space mission flight director, credited with… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2017) - The Space Foundation Discovery Center is hosting several events to wrap up 2017 that are interactive, educational and of course, fun. Before the Space Foundation offices and Discovery Center close for the holidays (Dec. 19 – Jan. 1), families will find the following things to do at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs:
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 4, 2017) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation held its annual meeting last week, where Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., USN (Ret.), led his final meeting as Chairman of the Board. In lieu of a traditional departure gift, the Space Foundation established a special scholarship recognizing Admiral Ellis for his commitment and support of the Space Foundation’s New… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 25, 2017) - Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2018 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 12, 2017) - For its 34th year, the Space Foundation's Space Symposium will bring together leaders of the civil, commercial and defense space sectors from more than 30 spacefaring nations to discuss and shape the future of space. The Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, The Honorable Heather A. Wilson, will be the keynote speaker for the Symposium's Corporate… Read more
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.”