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Space Foundation hosts Halloween fundraiser

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The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation is holding its first fundraising event – a futuristic Space & Science Fiction Halloween Ball. The event is slated for the 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the foundation’s world headquarters, 4425 Arrowswest Drive. Tickets are $20 a person in advance and $25 at the door. Proceeds will pay… Continue Reading Space Foundation hosts Halloween fundraiser

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The Space Foundation needs docents, greeters and operational support volunteers to work in its new Visitors’ Center, which will open this fall. Volunteers can work as little as two four-hour shifts a month, or as often as four full days a week, conducting tours and providing information in the Visitors’ Center’s two main areas: the… Continue Reading Space Foundation seeking a few good volunteers

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NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is loaning a full-scale model of the European Space Agency’s Huygens probe to the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation. The actual probe was part of the international Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn, and was carried to the Saturn system by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft and plunged through the atmosphere of the moon Titan on… Continue Reading JPL loans Space Foundation a model of Huygens probe

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Northrop Grumman funds space education center

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Northrop Grumman Corp. is donating $375,000 to create a science center and teaching lab at the Space Foundation’s Colorado Springs headquarters. Continue Reading Northrop Grumman funds space education center

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The Space Foundation plans to conduct two special events to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the United States’ Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) – one in Colorado Springs, which is the headquarters city of both Space Command and the Space Foundation, and one in Washington, D.C. The first commemorative event will take place on Friday,… Continue Reading Space Foundation to honor 30 years of Space Command

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Space Foundation launches new web site

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The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation launched a new web site today to better highlight how the nonprofit organization advances space-related endeavors. The new site includes easy-to-find information about Space Foundation’s programs and initiatives, and also includes more than 2,400 pages of events, news briefs, press releases and white papers. The site now inclues downloadable program… Continue Reading Space Foundation launches new web site

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Chiao joins Space Foundation

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Leroy Chiao, a former astronaut, will join the Space Foundation as a special adviser in human space flight. Chiao’s new job is also new to the Space Foundation, and he is expected to play a big role in the 2012 National Space Symposium, held in April at the Broadmoor. Chiao flew on three space shuttle… Continue Reading Chiao joins Space Foundation

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Colorado Springs artist Douglas Rouse has been busy. The list of businesses and attractions that feature his murals is steadily growing. His work can be seen in the Garden of the Gods Visitors’ Center and on the Warehouse restaurant in southwest downtown. He’s finishing work on a mural at Corepower Yoga and was recently commissioned… Continue Reading One-on-One with Springs mural artist Douglas Rouse

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Neil deGrasse Tyson to kickoff Space Symposium

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One of the biggest rock stars in the world of science, Neil deGrasse Tyson, will kickoff the 28th National Space Symposium with a keynote address. Those outside the science world might best know Tyson as host of the PBS program NOVA ScienceNOW, but he is also the Frederick P. Rose Director of New York’s Hayden… Continue Reading Neil deGrasse Tyson to kickoff Space Symposium

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