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Space Foundation is Teaching Hands-on STEM Activities to Educators in Maryland


For the 13th summer, the Space Foundation is conducting teacher professional development for educators in Charles County (Md.) Public Schools. Read more »

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 30, 2019) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Read more »

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Space4U Podcast: NASA Historian Bill Barry

Space Foundation News

In this episode of the Space4U podcast: We meet Chief NASA Historian Dr. Bill Barry. Bill became NASA’s sixth Chief Historian in September 2010. Read more »

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Nomination Period Opens for 2020 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Space Foundation Press Release

The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Read more »

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Space Foundation to Offer Free Space Commerce Workshop for Minority Business Owners

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 18, 2019) -- The Space Foundation is hosting a one-day Space Commerce Training Program in Orlando, Fla., funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency. Read more »

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Small Steps, Giant Lessons – Reflections on NASA Missions after Apollo

Space Awareness

No successful space mission is a single “Hail Mary” shot to a distant point. Developing the knowledge and technologies needed to operate in space is inherently iterative. While the “firsts” in NASA history—first orbit, first lunar landing, first space station and more—stand out as milestones in America’s space exploration, the gritty work of iterating to achieve those firsts is rarely a straight path. Read more »

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Space Foundation Opens Nominations for Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 24, 2019) — The Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame was created by the Space Foundation in 2016 to inspire future space heroes and celebrate the astronauts, aerospace executives, government officials, scholars and other public and private sector leaders who have contributed most significantly to the success of Colorado's space economy. Read more »

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The Humanity of Apollo 11 – Communion, Candy and Graffiti

Space Foundation News

As Apollo 11 was returning to Earth after the first Moon landing, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins noted his gratitude for the NASA workforce that made their fli Read more »

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Space Foundation Takes its Space Commerce Workshop to Huntsville

Space Foundation News

This week, the Space Foundation held another of its one-day space commerce workshops in Huntsville, Ala. Read more »