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April 11-14, 2016 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 6, 2015) - In Colorado this week, and around the world, space enthusiasts, professionals, students and hobbyists are celebrating humankinds' achievements in space during World Space Week. In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly declared that World Space Week would be held each year from October 4-10. It is recognized as the largest public event on the planet inspired by space exploration, space science and technology, and is coordinated by the United Nations with the support of the World Space Week Association (WSWA).


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 28, 2015) — If space and teaching are your passions, the Space Foundation can connect you with other like-minded educators around the globe to share ideas for bringing space themes into the classroom. Educators from anywhere in the world are invited to apply now to become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison. This prestigious program helps educators use space themes to strengthen curriculum and inspire student’s interest in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM).


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 21, 2015) – Over the course of the past decade, the Space Foundation research team has gathered an ever-expanding collection of information about the space industry, government policies and priorities, and the evolving trends that influence space activity. All of this data is now available in a single place, ready for use in research, reports, business analysis and market forecasts.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 17, 2015) — Over a dozen of the Space Foundation’s Certification Partners will be sponsoring and attending the Space Technology & Investment Forum to be held Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 in San Francisco's financial district. The Space Foundation created the Space Technology & Investment Forum to offer investors from angel and venture capital communities, with a financial outlook of the global space industry, including spin-offs, who have created businesses using space technology and innovations.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 24, 2015) – Talented, creative student artists from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the Space Foundation’s sixth annual International Student Art Contest. Children may draw, paint or create a digital image for the contest theme "What Space Means to Me..." The deadline to submit entries is noon universal time (12:00 UTC), Nov. 13, 2015, and artwork must be submitted online by the student’s teacher, parent or legal guardian, 18 years or older. Homeschool students are also invited to participate.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 31, 2015) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center will be spending Labor Day Saturday celebrating life aboard the International Space Station (ISS). With educational and interactive fun for all ages, this day has a little something for everyone.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 28, 2015) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center Summer of Discovery programming is almost over, but it is not going out without a bang. The TESLA Steampunk group will be onsite with fun, activities and steampunk attire. Astronaut Foods® will also be at the Discovery Center from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. helping guests decide which Astronaut Ice Cream flavor is their favorite, while supplies last. Heatsheets® space blankets will also be available to the early arriving guests, quantities are limited.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 23, 2015) – Successful space industry CEOs and founders of NewSpace startups will share their experiences with securing funding and identifying creative financing solutions to launch new products and services at the Space Foundation’s Space Technology & Investment Forum. This by-invitation conference will be held in the heart of the San Francisco financial district Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Attendees are invited to participate as technical experts, advisors, mentors and service providers to facilitate new business ventures.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 15, 2015) – Robots, sun spots and a former NASA astronaut, these are just a few of the events planned for the Space Foundation Discovery Center “Super Saturday” event July 18. This Space-cation is themed, “Exploring our Universe” and the day will be overflowing with interactive educational fun for all ages. The day will also feature a special of buy one child's admission, get one child's admission for free.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2015) – Former NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station (ISS), Dr. Leroy Chiao, will be visiting the Space Foundation Discovery Center July 16 through 18. Chiao, the Space Foundation’s special advisor - human spaceflight, will be signing autographs, taking photos and inspiring the next generation of astronauts, scientists and engineers.

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