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

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 and deeply committed to flattening the curve when it comes to the climate crisis, social injustice, or economic inequality. The Junior Space Entrepreneur Program (JSEP),…


Lockheed Martin Launches Generation Beyond Mars Experience Tour

Lockheed Martin Mars VR Bus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 24, 2016) – The Space Foundation and Lockheed Martin invite Colorado news media and the public to take a trip to Mars on the first virtual reality vehicle designed to inspire the next generation of students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Lockheed Martin is bringing its Generation Beyond…


Meet Former NASA Astronaut, Christopher “C.J.” Loria at the Space Foundation Discovery Center July 30 and Aug. 6

NASA Astronaut, Christopher “C.J.” Loria

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 28, 2016) – Taking the small steps that help us make giant leaps, astronauts are on the frontline of space exploration. Drawn from many backgrounds and professions, these bold explorers help us push the frontiers of science, engineering and the future of humanity.  This summer, the Space Foundation Discovery Center has been…


Space Foundation Discovery Center Celebrates Education Milestone with More Than 100,000 Visitors

celebrating 100,000 at the Space Foundation Discovery Center

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 1, 2016) – During the past school year, the Space Foundation served more than 15,000 students and teachers with standards-based, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs. A quarter of these students were low-income and under-represented, and were able to come on field trips to the Space Foundation Discovery…


Make the Impossible Possible at the Space Foundation Discovery Center July 16 and July 23

engineers title graphic/branding

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 12, 2016) – From solving problems, designing rockets and spacesuits, to providing critical mission control support, space travel would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of engineers. This summer, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is celebrating the Heroes of Space, Visionaries, Scientists, Engineers and Astronauts, each with its own…


Bryan DeBates Named Space Foundation Vice President – Education

Bryan DeBates

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 29, 2016) – The Space Foundation has promoted Bryan J. DeBates to Vice President – Education, from his previous position as Senior Director – Education, effective July 1. In this position, DeBates will administer the development and implementation of the Space Foundation’s education programs that support science, technology, engineering and mathematics…


Unravel Mysteries as a Scientist at the Space Foundation Discovery Center June 25 – July 9

visitors explore NUIverse display

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 23, 2016) – Who, what, when, why, how? Scientists are the ultimate detectives in unraveling the mysteries of the universe. Through observation, experimentation, exploration and research, scientists help us to better understand the world around us and space beyond. This summer, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is celebrating the Heroes of Space,…


How Will Your Children Spend the Summer?

children building models in glove box

Why send your children to camp when they can have an Explore Space Experience! Launch your future explorer, scientist or engineer into a memorable summer adventure at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, with a new summer program in Colorado Springs. Specifically for youngsters ages nine through 12 years, Explore Space Experience is designed and led…