Space Foundation

Space Foundation is a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway to education, information and collaboration for space exploration and space-inspired industries that define the global space ecosystem. LEARN MORE

THREE DIVISIONS, ONE MISSION

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SYMPOSIUM 365

The premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem, offering authoritative news and information and venues for networking and conducting business via the world-renowned Space Symposium, The Space Report and Symposium 365 Digital Platform.

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CENTER FOR INNOVATION
AND EDUCATION

A lifelong learning platform for the global space ecosystem that delivers workforce development and economic opportunity for students, teachers, entrepreneurs and professionals via programs offered digitally worldwide or at Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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GLOBAL ALLIANCE

Facilitates collaboration across the global space ecosystem, connecting commercial, education and government stakeholders for open dialogues and joint programs.

Additional Programs Serving the Space Community

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"There is no better time to be a part of the global space ecosystem."

~Thomas E. Zelibor, Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.), CEO, Space Foundation

SPACE FOUNDATION FEATURES & NEWS

Space Foundation Names United States Postal Service Recipient of 2023 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 1, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 1, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 for the global space…

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James Webb Space Telescope Program Team Selected to Receive 2023 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 25, 2023

Space Foundation announced that it has selected the James Webb Space Telescope team as the recipient of the 2023 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration.

Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2022 Q4 

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 24, 2023

Records Set for Launches and Payloads Reaching Space Despite Economic Headwinds    Successful launch attempts increased more than 33% from 2021…

Space Foundation achieves mission success through partnerships, sponsorships, grants, thoughtful donors, volunteers, and a talented team. Find out how you can take part.

SPACE FOUNDATION IMPACT

STUDENTS

OVER

25,000

students and teachers received in-person, hands-on STEM education.

FIELD TRIPS

OVER

200

school field trips taken to our Space Foundation Discovery Center.

ENTREPRENEURS

OVER

300

minority business and entrepreneurs introduced to opportunities in space commerce.

ATTENDEES

OVER

15,000

attendees from 46 countries to the 35th Space Symposium.