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Peanuts and Space Foundation Offer Free STEM Lesson Plans

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2019) – The Space Foundation of Colorado Springs has collaborated with Peanuts to provide free Snoopy-themed lesson plans to improve students’ skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The new lesson plans coincide with the release of two Peanuts books from Simon & Schuster, Shoot for the Moon, Snoopy!…

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Submit Abstracts Now for 36th Space Symposium Tech Track

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2019) – The Space Foundation is now accepting abstracts for its Tech Track session during the 36th Space Symposium, March 30 – April 2, 2020. Authors may submit abstracts for consideration using the following link until November 15, 2019: www.spacesymposium.org/tech-track. All abstracts and final papers must cover, or be related…

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Space Foundation Brings Space Commerce Workshop to Youngstown

• Program highlights business opportunities in the space-based technology markets • Advance registration required COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2019) – The Space Foundation, in partnership with Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) and Youngstown State University, is hosting a one-day workshop to address the most common challenges companies face in growing their space-based technology businesses. This event…

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Free Admission to the Space Foundation Discovery Center this Saturday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 30, 2019) — Each year, from Oct. 4–10, space enthusiasts from around the globe gather to celebrate World Space Week. Now in its 19th year, the occasion is celebrated internationally to draw attention to the benefits of space exploration and honor the contributions it has made to our lives on Earth.…

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Apply Now to Become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison

• Deadline to apply is Sept. 30. • Connect with other educators who use space curriculum in the classroom. • Open to teachers, school administrators, curriculum developers, and more. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Aug. 29, 2019) — Do you have what it takes to be a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison? Begun in 2004, this prestigious, internationally recognized…

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Student Artists from around the Globe are Invited to Participate in the Space Foundation’s 10th Annual International Student Art Contest

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2019) – The Space Foundation is now accepting entries for its 10th Annual International Student Art Contest. Student artists ages 3 to 18 years old are invited to enter the 2020 contest by submitting their original artwork. Children may draw, paint or create a mixed media or digital work of…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 30, 2019) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent — having earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. The Certificate of Excellence…

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Space Foundation to Offer Free Space Commerce Workshop for Minority Business Owners

Also free to Women-Owned and Veteran-Owned businesses Presenters will discuss new space commerce business opportunities Register now for Aug. 21 workshop in Orlando COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 18, 2019) — The Space Foundation is hosting a one-day Space Commerce Training Program in Orlando, Fla., funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority…

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Space Foundation Issues Statement on the Passing of Chris Kraft, 2018 Recipient, General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 23, 2019) — Today, the Space Foundation commented on the passing of Christopher Columbus “Chris” Kraft, Jr., the first U.S. human space mission flight director, credited with establishing NASA’s Mission Control operations. Space Foundation Board Chairman Gen. William Shelton, USAF, (Ret.) issued this statement: “Chris Kraft was the recognized father of…

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Space Foundation to Offer Free Space Commerce Workshop for Minority Business Owners

Also free to Women-Owned and Veteran-Owned businesses Presenters will discuss new space commerce business opportunities Register now for Aug. 21 workshop in Orlando COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 18, 2019) — The Space Foundation is hosting a one-day Space Commerce Training Program in Orlando, Fla., funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business…

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