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04/23/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 23, 2014) - For the second consecutive year, an educator in the Space Foundation's international Teacher Liaison program has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.Lynne F. Zielinski, a retired physics,...
04/17/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 17, 2014) -- Cristina Veresan, a middle school science teacher, at Star of the Sea School in Honolulu, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Space Foundation Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship. Veresan plans to use the scholarship to travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., this summer to attend the Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional...
04/02/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2014) - For the second time in four years, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work for in the United States. Previously listed in 2011, the Space Foundation now ranks 17th among similarly-sized organizations for 2014."I am very proud of our Space Foundation team...
03/26/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 26, 2014) - Come to the Space Foundation Discovery Center for "Star Days" April 3 and 5 when the theme will be "Space Myths." Join us for an exploration of the misconceptions and mysteries of space on Thursday, April 3, from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, April 5, from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thursday's activities include Cool Science®, and a showing of the feature-...
02/08/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2014) - The Space Foundation has selected 24 outstanding educators for its 2014 flight of Teacher Liaisons, including four educators in India and one in Australia. This expands the international reach of this elite program, and brings the total number of international Teacher Liaisons to six.The educators were chosen for their active promotion of space and...
01/23/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  (Jan. 23, 2014) - The 25 winners of the 2014 Space Foundation International Student Art Contest are the most globally diverse group in the contest’s history. Young artists were selected for the top slots from among more than 7,100 entries representing 54 countries, including 43 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories – the largest response...
01/21/2014
Washington, D.C. (Jan. 21, 2014) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation conducted its annual meeting today, electing the following officers and directors:Lon C. Levin, co-founder of XM Satellite Radio, and president of SkySevenVentures, was elected chairman of the boardADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), former commander, United States Strategic Command, and former president and chief...
01/15/2014
 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 15, 2014) - Starting Thursday, Jan. 30, the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs will remain open one evening each month, for a Star Days Thursday leading into a special theme Star Days Saturday. The monthly Star Days will feature extra attractions and activities, included in the price of regular Discovery Center admission.Discovery Center...
01/01/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2013) -- The Space Foundation has been chosen to receive a $5,000 grant by the Pikes Peak Regional Council of El Pomar Foundation. In supporting the Pikes Peak Area regional interest behind this grant, the Space Foundation will offer scholarships to students and their teachers in the Pikes Peak Region, emphasizing Teller County, El Paso County outside metro-...
10/29/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2013) - For its 30th year the Space Foundation's global space conference unveils a new name to reflect its expanding international reach. With "National" dropped from its name, the 30th Space Symposium will be held May 19-22, 2014, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., U.S.A.The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate, with up to $500 in...

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