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12/19/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 19, 2016) - Leading space venture Saber Astronautics (saberastro.com) has received Certified Space Technology™ status from the Space Foundation for its innovative operations software. The software, called the Predictive Ground Station Project (a.k.a., "PIGI"), uses video game technology to enable people to create their own missions and operate large numbers of...
12/15/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2016) - Each spring, during its Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. The 2017 honoree is Piers Sellers, Ph.D., OBE, British-born former NASA astronaut and climate scientist currently serving as Deputy Director, Sciences & Exploration Directorate, and...
12/12/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2016) - For 2017, the Space Foundation will again offer Country in Focus panels at its 33rd Space Symposium, including a panel discussion on Space in Australia. Moderated by Brett Biddington AM, Principal, Biddington Research Pty Ltd, Chief Executive, IAC Adelaide, the panelists will include:David Ball, Executive Consultant, Envista Pty LtdProfessor Russell Boyce...
12/08/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 8, 2016) - The Space Foundation today commented on the death of Col. John H. Glenn, Jr., USMC (Ret.), 95, the last of the Mercury Seven astronauts, military test pilots selected by NASA in 1959 to become America's first astronauts. "U.S. success in space was built on the courage and determination of men like John Glenn, who dedicated his life to serving his country...
12/07/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 7, 2016) - The Space Foundation announces two important additions to the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, featured speakers Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner, European Commission, and Gen. David L. Goldfein, USAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force. Other notable recent speaker confirmations include:Lt. Gen. David J. Buck, USAF, Commander, 14th Air Force, Air...
12/01/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2016) - The Space Foundation Board of Directors has begun a global search to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.The CEO will be based at Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., to lead a premier team of 50 professionals providing advocacy and education services to the space industry, educators and students, government officials...
11/30/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2016) — The grant that Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has provided to the Space Foundation will be used to further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies Dec. 7-9 in several Brevard County, Fla., schools.The Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program is an immersive program for students and teachers designed to inform and...
11/29/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 29, 2016) – From stars in the sky, to sci-fi stars of the big screen, the Discovery Center has something for the entire family, Nov. 30 – Dec. 3. Two events, the Family Star Party and Star Days, offer interactive and educational fun for all ages.Earlier this year, the Discovery Center began a new free evening event, the Family Star Party. Inspiring the next...
11/16/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2016) - The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation held its annual meeting on Nov. 10, and Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), was elected to a one-year term as Vice Chairman of the Board. Shelton is former Commander, Air Force Space Command. ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors. A former commander of...
11/14/2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2016) - In response to demand for a classified space conference in the metro Washington, D.C., area, the Space Foundation will again offer the Faga Forum on Space Intelligence, to be held on Feb. 15, at SAIC in Chantilly, Va. Early confirmed speakers for the Faga Forum 2017 include:Winston A. Beauchamp, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space, and...

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