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Licensed use of the seal allows the companies that produce and market these products to tie their business to the excitement of space while helping inform the public of how space exploration directly benefits life on Earth.
Over the last fifty years, many of the technologies developed to help get us "out there" have come home to help improve life for all of us here on Earth. As part of the Space Foundation mission to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable, and propel humanity, the Space Certification Program was created in cooperation with NASA to help improve public awareness and appreciation of the many practical benefits that we enjoy thanks to space technology.
A product or service that directly results from Space technology or space program development such that the product exists because of advances in space technology. Examples of certified space technologies include Fisher Space Pens, GPS, and Tempur-Pedic foam mattresses. Certified Space Technologies comprise the largest group of certified partners.
A product used in educational environments to stimulate interest and knowledge about Space. Education is key to the mission of the Space Foundation and supporting these products inspires each new generation. Challenger Learning Centers are a prime example of a Certified Space Educational Product. With over 50 certified locations, Challenger Centers allow thousands of schoolchildren to participate in shuttle mission simulations.
A toy or entertainment product used to increase interest in and excitement for space. The colorful book "I Am A Space Shuttle, I LOVE TO FLY" has been certified as a Space Imagination Product because it tells the Space Shuttle story in a way that inspires new generations to take an active interest in space.