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04/21/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 21, 2011) -- The Space Foundation is selling posters, postcards and art prints featuring six stunning Space Shuttle designs - and using the proceeds to fund STARS classroom-enrichment programs and teacher scholarships to Space Across the Curriculum courses.Beautiful Design, Great Price, Free Shipping The digital designs - created exclusively for the Space Foundation...
03/25/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 25, 2011) -- Four students of Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Kimberley Klein have won first place in the national 2010 NASA OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Award video contest sponsored by NASA and Hasbro.The contest asked students in two age groups, 3rd - 5th grade and 6th - 8th grade, to create short videos that demonstrate how technologies developed for space can be...
03/10/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 11, 2011) -- Teachers, sign up now to learn how to use space themes and concepts in the classroom and to earn professional development credit or even master's degree credits.The Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum courses focus on national standards and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) principles. These full-day, week-long classes are...
03/08/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 8, 2011) -- A new addition to the 27th National Space Symposium for 2011 is an art contest with the theme, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut Capt. Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., USN (Retired), on Wednesday, April 13, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., during the 27th...
02/18/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2011) -- Students in PreK-12th grade are invited to enter the Space Foundation art contest, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut Capt. Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., USN (Retired), at the 27th National Space Symposium, to be held April 11-14, 2011, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado...
01/23/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2011) -- The Space Foundation supports teachers and PreK-20 students with a comprehensive experiential, cross-curricular, standards-based curriculum that integrates science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into all content areas. In that spirit, the Space Foundation is co-hosting "The Space Exploration Seminar" in cooperation with Colorado State...
01/19/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2011) -- New to the National Space Symposium for 2011 is an art contest with the theme, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Students in PreK-12th grade are invited to enter the contest, co-sponsored by ARES Corporation, Fisher Space Pen Co. and the Space Foundation.Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut CAPT...
10/25/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 25, 2010) -- It is estimated that nearly 200,000 people crowded The National Mall in Washington, D.C., this past weekend to attend the first USA Science & Engineering Festival. The Space Foundation was there, giving students of all grade levels and their parents the experience of training like astronauts. Using gloveboxes similar to the ones used in space...
10/01/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 1, 2010) -- The Space Foundation will use fun space projects to spark the interest of students in elementary through high school at STEMapalooza in Denver, Oct. 8 and 9. The University of Colorado Denver presents STEMapalooza annually, bringing together more than 10,000 students, families, educators, corporations and policy-makers to the Colorado Convention Center...
09/26/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 27, 2010) -- Harris Corporation celebrated National Aerospace Week (Sept. 12-18) by providing two employees who volunteered their time to work with 180 eighth grade students at Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in Colorado Springs. The students spent part of one day in the AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute and the next day...

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