L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation Virtual STEM Education Program

First Virtual ‘Space in the Community’ Episodes to Offer STEM Lessons for Students and Educators, Beginning Nov. 9 Live episodes featuring former NASA astronaut Col. Paul Lockhart Webisodes to include STEM lesson plan tutorials for educators L3Harris engineer interviews to inspire students in STEM subjects COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 29, 2020 — In its…

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Space Foundation and U.S. Drone Soccer League to Host Limited-Time Exhibition Allowing Visitors to Play New Robotic Sport

Played using encased quadcopters, a full-contact robotic sport Inspires teamwork, sparks engineering and aerospace interests “Everyone who sees it immediately wants to play” says league cofounder Open to attendee participation Oct. 6–17, special competition on Oct. 17 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 5, 2020 — What do you get when you combine the rapidly expanding…

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

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 invited to enter Entries are due by noon Universal Time (12:00 UTC), on December 31, 2020 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — September 10, 2020 — Space…

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

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 activities to help today’s students become tomorrow’s next great explorers, innovators, and entrepreneurs. With the need for schooling assistance during the pandemic, Space Foundation’s Discovery…

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Apply Now to Become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison

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 to be a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison? Started in 2004, this prestigious, internationally recognized program provides select educators from around the world with new skills,…

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

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 developed by the Space Foundation education team utilizes Immersive Education, which puts students in real-world scenarios where they can see the connection to real-world jobs.…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Starts Phased Reopening June 30

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 destination for guests of all ages, is set to reopen on Tuesday, June 30. The Discovery Center is following all local and state regulations to…

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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),…

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