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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Press Releases


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 13, 2015) – The Space Foundation welcomes Taylor Devices, Inc., of North Tonawanda, N.Y., and its seismic damper technology into the Space Certification Program. Earlier this year, Taylor Devices, Inc., and seismic damper technology were inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. About the Seismic Damper


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 8, 2015) – This week, the Space Foundation released its 2015 edition of The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, with data on the growth of the global space economy, invaluable information for anyone planning investments in space-related businesses.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 7, 2015) - The Space Foundation today released the findings of its publication The Space Report 2015: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 6, 2015) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center is taking a summer space-cation, with “Next Stop Mars,” the second of four themed Summer of Discovery programs. Saturday, July 11, will be the last chance to experience Mars-themed hands-on activities and presentations. Take advantage of a special admission offer, only on July 11, buy one child’s admission, get one child’s admission free. Doors will open at 10:00 a.m., and you’ll want to arrive early for our free Heatsheets® space blanket giveaway, while supplies last.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2015) -- The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest award, the 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. (June 23, 2015) -- The Space Foundation announces the addition of a new Special Advisor to its leadership team. R. Dan Jones is now Space Foundation Special Advisor - Latin American Affairs. Jones will take an active role in outreach to Latin American space programs and their involvement in the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium, held each spring in Colorado Springs., Colo.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 22, 2015) -- The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2016. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. The deadline is Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, and anyone may 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 15, 2015) – Heatsheets®, the flagship brand of Advanced Flexible Materials and leading manufacturer of reflective insulation fabrics, has announced its sponsorship of the Space Foundation’s Summer of Discovery as a technology co-sponsor. The Space Foundation’s Summer of Discovery theme at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is “Take a Space-cation,” featuring different themes throughout the summer and offering hands-on activities for space fans of all ages.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 10, 2015) - The Air Force Association (AFA) will use its StellarXplorers group and opportunities at the 31st Space Symposium to inspire Colorado students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). On the morning of Wednesday, April 15, five teams of high school students will gather at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs to tackle a problem of orbital design using Systems Tool Kit (STK), in its AGI Space Missions Simulation Laboratory.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 6, 2015) - As part of its 31st Space Symposium, the Space Foundation is bringing NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr., to Harrison High School in Colorado Springs to deliver an inspirational talk to more than 500 middle and high school students selected to attend his presentation. Bolden will be in Colorado Springs to participate in the Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium, to be held at The Broadmoor, April 13-16.

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