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Calling All Student Artists for an Out-of-This-World Competition

By Andrew de Naray | September 10, 2020

Submission Period Now Open for Space Foundation’s 11th Annual International Student Art Contest 2021 contest theme is “How Space Technology Helps Improve Life on Earth” Student artists ages 3–18 are…

Stellar Back-to-School Resources Help Students, Teachers, and Parents Reach New Heights

By Andrew de Naray | August 31, 2020

Space Foundation offering “Digital Backpack” of Content, Tools, and Activities COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — August 31, 2020 — As school restarts, the Space Foundation is sharing new content, resources, and…

Apply Now to Become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison

By Andrew de Naray | July 1, 2020

Deadline to apply is Sept. 30 Connect with other educators who use space themes in the classroom COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2020) — Do you have what it takes…

Space Foundation Partners with Lt. Governor Primavera to Offer Free Webisode Instruction for Colorado Educators

By Andrew de Naray | June 30, 2020

DENVER, Colo. (June. 30, 2020) – Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera is partnering with the Space Foundation to provide 10 free instructional webisodes to Colorado educators this summer. The innovative curriculum…

Space Foundation Discovery Center Starts Phased Reopening June 30

By Andrew de Naray | June 25, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June. 25, 2020) – Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., a summer…

Space Foundation Junior Space Entrepreneur Program Wins Honorable Mention in Fast Company 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards

By bmccarrie | May 1, 2020

New York, April 28, 2020 — The winners of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged…

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Apply Now to Become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison

By chively | August 28, 2019

Deadline to apply is Sept. 30. Connect with other educators who use space curriculum in the classroom. Open to teachers, school administrators, curriculum developers, and more. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug.…

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Why We Do What We Do

By chively | August 28, 2019

by Bryan DeBates, Space Foundation Vice President – Education The Space Foundation’s STEM education outreach focuses on the ripple effect of influence that an exceptional educator can have on hundreds,…

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Student Artists From Around the Globe are Invited to Participate in the Space Foundation’s 10th Annual International Student Art Contest

By mandrews | August 20, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2019) – The Space Foundation is now accepting entries for its 10th Annual International Student Art Contest. Student artists ages 3 to 18 years old…

Space Foundation is Teaching Hands-on STEM Activities to Educators in Maryland

By mandrews | August 14, 2019

For the 13th summer, the Space Foundation is conducting teacher professional development for educators in Charles County (Md.) Public Schools. The week-long Space Across the Curriculum program is being held…