COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 21, 2014) – The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest honor, the annual General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF, Ret., the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration, development and use of space, or through use of space technology, information or resources in academic, cultural, industrial or other pursuits of broad benefit to humanity.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 17, 2014) — The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is featuring “Rocketry,” for its Summer of Discovery program July 22 - 26 and July 29 - Aug. 2. Special activities during “Rocketry” include a Girls’ STEM Day on July 23, with free admission for the first 50 girls, thanks to a grant from The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2014) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2015. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. The deadline is Friday, Aug. 22, and anyone can submit a nomination of a technology that was developed anywhere in the world for use in space and then modified or adopted for use on Earth.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 26, 2014) — During its Summer of Discovery the Space Foundation Discovery Center is presenting two weeks of activities and special events that focus on the theme of “Astronomy,” culminating with star gazing with the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society, starting at 8:00 p.m. on July 3. The star gazing and most other “Astronomy” activities at the Discovery Center are included in the price of admission.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 24, 2014) – The Space Foundation announces its newest Certified Space Technology™ Partner, Emisshield, Inc., and has certified its core technology, originally developed by NASA.
Colorado Springs, CO (June 20, 2014) - The Space Foundation today announced that the 30th Space Symposium, held May 19-22, 2014, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, set new records for participation -- cementing the event's place as both the largest annual gathering of the space community anywhere in the world, and the largest annual citywide convention in Colorado Springs.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 4, 2014) — The public is invited to visit the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this summer for 10 weeks of educational space-themed activities for all ages. The Discovery Center is located off of Garden of the Gods Road at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, and is the region’s first and only space, science and technology attraction.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 19, 2014) – The global space economy grew to $314.17 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2013, reflecting growth of 4 percent from the 2012 total of $302.22 billion. Commercial activity -- space products and services and commercial infrastructure -- drove much of this increase. From 2008 through 2013, the total has grown by 27 percent. Commercial space products and services revenue increased 7 percent since 2012, and commercial infrastructure and support industries increased by 4.6 percent.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2014) - The largest gathering of the global space community in 2014 is preparing to launch in Colorado Springs on May 19. The Space Foundation’s 30th Space Symposium will feature a huge resurgence of U.S. and international government participation when it opens at The Broadmoor on Monday. Some of the leading U.S. speakers are:
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 13, 2014) — Bryan J. DeBates, Director - Education for the Space Foundation, has been named the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).