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Petit Family Foundation and Space Foundation to Host Free Girls STEM Experience in Hartford, Connecticut


Introducing young people to exciting career opportunities in STEM fields helps ignite their interest in studying those subjects in school.  The Space Foundation, based in Colorado, uses space themes as a way to interest students in learning more about science, technology, engineering and math (ST Read more »

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Space Foundation is Now Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame®

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2018) -- The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2019. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. Read more »

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Soar to the Stars - Remembering. Honoring. Inspiring.

Space Foundation News

The Petit Family Foundation and the Space Foundation share a common interest in fostering the education of young people. Based in Plainville, Connecticut, the Petit Family Foundation also works to improve the lives of those affected by chronic illnesses and to support efforts to protect and help those affected by violence, in honor of the memories of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit and Michaela Rose Petit. Read more »

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Senator Cory Gardner Meets with Space Foundation Leadership

Space Foundation News

U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) toured the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this week with his family and met with Space Foundation leadership. He is pictured during his visit with Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Tom Zelibor. Read more »

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Space Foundation Marketing Team Wins Silver Key Award

Space Foundation News

As soon as the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium wraps up each spring, our in-house marketing team begins work on design to promote the next year's Symposium. Read more »

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For the Fifth Time, Space Foundation Named Among 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2018) - For the fifth time since 2012, 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, ranking 18th best organization overall. Read more »

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Space Foundation Vice President Receives Northern State University Education Award

Space Foundation News

Bryan DeBates, Space Foundation Vice President - Education and alumnus of Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, has been named recipient of the University's Millicent M. Atkins School of Education Award. Read more »

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Plan Now to Attend the 35th Space Symposium

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium brings together leaders from commercial, government and military space from around the world, providing a forum to discuss, address and plan for future achievements in space. Read more »

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Volunteer at the 35th Space Symposium

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. Read more »