Space Foundation Leverages Harris Corporation Grant for December STEM Education Program in Brevard County, Florida

Students in classroom

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2016) — The grant that Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has provided to the Space Foundation will be used to further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies Dec. 7-9 in several Brevard County, Fla., schools. The Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program is an immersive program for students and teachers designed…


The Force is Strong at the Space Foundation Discovery Center this Week

Storm Trooper

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 29, 2016) – From stars in the sky, to sci-fi stars of the big screen, the Discovery Center has something for the entire family, Nov. 30 – Dec. 3. Two events, the Family Star Party and Star Days, offer interactive and educational fun for all ages. Earlier this year, the Discovery Center…


Project Management Institute Educational Foundation Grant Will Fund Space Foundation Initiative for Teachers and Students

Project Management Institute Educational Foundation logo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 10, 2016) – The Space Foundation has received a grant from the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) for a two-year initiative to help teachers and students prepare for the demands of the future workforce. The $192,125 grant will fund an initiative entitled “Out of this World Project Management,” an enhancement…


AFA Awards Colorado Medal of Merit to Space Foundation

Elias Molen and Bryan DeBates in the AGI Space Missions Simulation Lab at the Discovery Center

Bryan DeBates, Space Foundation Vice President – Education, and Elias Molen, Manager – Space Education, were recently honored by the Colorado Air Force Association with the Colorado Medal of Merit. The award was given to DeBates and Molen for their work in the partnership between the Space Foundation and the Air Force Association’s (AFA) StellarXplorers…


Educators: Apply by Feb. 1 for the 2017 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

Photo of 2016 Shepard Award recipient Margaret Rhule Baguio

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 1, 2016) – Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2017 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space…