Eighth Grade Science Teacher is 2017 Recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2017) – Ashlie Blackstone Smith, an eighth grade physical science teacher at Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Girls, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the 2017 Alan Shepard Technology…


Unleash Your Creativity and Inner Engineer This March at the Discovery Center

Children tinkering

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 24, 2017) – This March, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will offer several events for the young and young-at-heart to engage their creativity and engineering skills. Space Foundation Vice President Bryan DeBates explained the value of tinkering and why a month’s worth of activities at the Discovery Center are dedicated to this…