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Highlights of Past Events

07/25/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 26, 2010) -- On July 22, the Space Foundation and the Global Technology Institute held a discussion on the recently released U.S. Space Policy featuring keynote speaker Peter Marquez, director of space policy for the National Security Council. Marquez, who is responsible for development and oversight of the President's space policies, said the administration is...
07/22/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 22, 2010) -- The fascinating geology of the Colorado Springs region serves as an ideal field lab for this week's Space Across the Curriculum class, "Earth Systems Science: Our Earth Revealed." Classroom work at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute is combined with field trips to nearby Manitou Springs at the foot of Pikes Peak, and to Garden of the Gods,...
07/22/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 22, 2010) -- Teachers from Charles County (Md.) Public Schools are learning the principles of rocketry, as well as how to incorporate it across their curriculum, in this week's Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum class, "Rocketry: Space History and the Future of Space Flight."The 23 teachers in the class are using rockets made from household materials to...
07/21/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 21, 2010) -- The Space Foundation is providing professional development to teachers in Charles County, Md., with three weeks of Space Across the Curriculum courses.This week, educators in the "Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction" course are learning to incorporate science concepts and standards into one comprehensive classroom project....
07/16/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 16, 2010) -- "Wow..."There really is a larger universe out there and bigger things than just what we focus on day-to-day. You really sparked my interest and imagination. Thanks for doing this."That's a comment from one of the attendees of a Space Foundation breakfast held yesterday in Washington, D.C., where Dr. Ronald Greeley and Dr. Robert Pappalardo, who are both...
07/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 14, 2010) -- The United States' ever-increasing dependence on space and cyber capabilities in a highly "contested environment" was the main topic of discussion when Dr. James Miller, principal deputy under secretary of defense for policy, spoke to industry and government space leaders at a Space Power Lecture Breakfast this morning on Capitol Hill. The event was...
07/14/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 14, 2010) -- Thanks to a multi-million dollar donation from Analytical Graphics, Inc., (AGI), teachers in this week's Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum class were among the first to use the new AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs, Colo.AGI, headquartered in Exton, Pa., donated software,...
07/12/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 12, 2010) -- Another Space Across the Curriculum, class started this week at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs. The 15 teachers enrolled will spend the week learning hands-on technology lessons to take back to their classrooms. The teacher professional development course, "Space Technologies in the Classroom: Imagery and High-...
06/24/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 25, 2010) -- Teachers in the Space Foundation professional development class "Biological and Physical Research: Long-Term Space Travel," wrapped up their week of study with a presentation of space suits. They designed the suits to illustrate their learning about the biological effects of space travel. During the week the teachers also simulated the effects...
06/23/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 23, 2010) -- Teachers enrolled in this week's Space Foundation class "PreK-2 Early Childhood Space Exploration," are spending time in the classroom and out-of-doors, learning age-appropriate, hands-on activities they can immediately use with their students. The class resulted from a new partnership between the Space Foundation and Colorado State University (CSU) -...

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