COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 22, 2015) - The Space Foundation has narrowed down 3,686 entries from 53 countries, 48 U.S. states and one U.S. territory down to 28 winners for the 2015 International Student Art Contest. Students from around the world, ages 3 through 18, were invited to submit original artwork for this year's theme, "The View From My Spaceship." The contest was free to enter for all public, private and homeschool children from nations around the globe.
COCOA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2015) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation today elected former Florida Congressman Tom Feeney, president and CEO of Associated Industries of Florida, to a three-year term as a member of the board. Feeney joins the Space Foundation board as another Floridian, former Congressman David Weldon, M.D., retires after two terms of service.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 14, 2015) - For 2015, the Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium will offer more international and government participation, and more opportunities to conduct business than ever before. The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. This international space conference annually attracts thousands of space professionals and decision makers. On Tuesday, April 14, the Symposium will feature a panel discussion by some of the world's space agency leaders including:
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 27, 2015) - During 2014, the remarkable success of the Rosetta Comet Mission, led by the European Space Agency (ESA), fascinated followers around the world. In recognition of this astonishing accomplishment, the Space Foundation will present the Rosetta Comet Exploration Team with the 2015 John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2014) - The Space Foundation is currently offering the lowest rate that will be available for standard industry registration for its 31st Space Symposium, to be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. This international space conference annually attracts thousands of the world's leading space professionals. The Super Savings rate on standard industry registration is available until Jan. 16 at www.SpaceSymposium.org.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 10, 2014) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation has unanimously selected Jean-Jacques Dordain, Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA), as the 2015 recipient of its highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 8, 2014) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation has elected Lt. Col. Shelli Brunswick, USAF, (Ret.), as Chief Operating Officer, effective Jan. 12, 2015. Brunswick assumes responsibility for Space Foundation operations, processes, and facilities, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Elliot H. Pulham.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2014) - The Space Foundation today congratulated NASA, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance and the entire industry-government team involved with the successful first experimental test flight of the Orion spacecraft.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2014) - Thanks to a grant from Lockheed Martin, more than 600 students at 19 Title 1 schools in Colorado will be able to visit the Space Foundation's Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this school year. Title 1 schools serve high concentrations of low-income, at-risk and under-represented families, and are schools that likely would not otherwise have the resources available to give their students a unique educational experience at the Space Foundation Discovery Center.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 12, 2014) - After a 10-year journey, Europe's Rosetta spacecraft made history today when its lander Philae successfully attached to its destination, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The European Space Agency (ESA) launched Rosetta aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle in March 2004 out of the space center in Kourou, French Guiana.