Press Releases

04/02/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2014) - For the second time in four years, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work for in the United States. Previously listed in 2011, the Space Foundation now ranks 17th among similarly-sized organizations for 2014."I am very proud of our Space Foundation team...
03/04/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 4, 2014) - The Space Foundation today offered its support for the Administration's FY15 budget proposal for NASA, calling the budget proposal a "balanced approach to sustaining key NASA programs and capabilities, while increasing emphasis on next generation capabilities -- within a budget constrained environment." "The president's proposal of $17.46 billion in...
03/04/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 4, 2014) - Expect more international participation than ever at this year's 30th Space Symposium, to be held May 19-22 at the five-star, five-diamond Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. Widely known as the most important worldwide space industry conference, the Space Foundation's Space Symposium annually attracts more than 9,000 participants. A discount...
02/24/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 24, 2014) - In 2013, millions of people around the world watched as Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield played his guitar from the International Space Station (ISS), covering David Bowie's song "Space Oddity."In 2014, the Space Foundation will honor Hadfield with the Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award for his use of social media to engage millions of...
02/13/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2014) - The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) is accepting applications until March 30 to attend the Space Generation Fusion Forum 2014, a U.S. space event for select university students and young professionals from around the world. The Fusion Forum will take place May 18 and 19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and will be held in...
01/21/2014
Washington, D.C. (Jan. 21, 2014) - The board of directors of the Space Foundation conducted its annual meeting today, electing the following officers and directors:Lon C. Levin, co-founder of XM Satellite Radio, and president of SkySevenVentures, was elected chairman of the boardADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), former commander, United States Strategic Command, and former president and chief...
10/29/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2013) - For its 30th year the Space Foundation's global space conference unveils a new name to reflect its expanding international reach. With "National" dropped from its name, the 30th Space Symposium will be held May 19-22, 2014, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., U.S.A.The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate, with up to $500 in...
05/22/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 22, 2013) - The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2014. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.The deadline is Sept. 27, 2013, and anyone can submit a nomination of a...
04/30/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 30, 2013) - Digital images of artwork honored by the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest will travel to space this summer and take up residence aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the Japanese program called TERRAHEART, which sends student art, poetry and writings into space. This is the second time TERRAHEART has invited the Space...
04/02/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2013) - The global space economy grew to $304.31 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2012, reflecting growth of 6.7 percent from the 2011 total of $285.33 billion. Commercial activity - space products and services and commercial infrastructure - drove much of this increase. From 2007 through 2012, the total has grown by 37 percent.Commercial...

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