Anita Greenberg

Space4U Podcast: Meet Dr. Anita Greenberg

Space Foundation News

In this episode: We meet Dr. Anita Greenberg, the COO and VP for Academics for Opifex Global out of Georgetown, Texas. Read more »

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Space Foundation Announces Second Recipient of Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 11, 2019) – In 2017, the Space Foundation announced a new annual scholarship honoring its former board chairman. The Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship was created to provide a young professional member of the United States Armed Forces full participation in the Space Foundation’s annual Space Symposium and benefit from its mentoring, networking and professional development opportunities. Read more »

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Space4U Podcast: Meet Dr. Kavya Manyapu

Space Foundation News

Dr. Kavya Manyapu - Flight Crew Operations and Test Engineer In this episode, we meet Dr. Kavya Manyapu, a Space Scientist working in Flight Crew Operations and Testing for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.  Read more »

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Jill Gilford is 2019 Recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 21, 2019) - Jill Gilford, an Earth and Space Science Teacher at Twin Lakes High School in Monticello, Ind., has been selected to receive the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Read more »

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NASA's Dawn Mission to Receive 2019 John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 14, 2019) – Launched in 2007 and managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the Dawn mission space probe ended its mission on Oct. 31, 2018, after successfully completing its mission to orbit giant asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres, revealing important information about the formation of the solar system. For those accomplishments, the mission will receive the 2019 John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration. Read more »

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National Space Council to Receive Space Foundation’s Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2019) – The reestablishment of the National Space Council in 2017 brought new public attention to the importance of space in the United States. The Council, headed by U.S. Read more »

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Space Foundation Hosts New Generation Space Leaders Event at Kennedy Space Center

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation's New Generation Space Leaders program helps young professionals, age 35 or younger, advance their careers through mentoring opportunities with senior industry leaders, networking events and presentations. Read more »

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Space Foundation Op-Ed: The Tread Marks of Chinese Company

Global Space

by Tom Zelibor Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer On January 3, 2019, China became the first nation to make a soft landing of a spacecraft on the far side of the Moon. Read more »

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Statement from Tom Zelibor, CEO, Space Foundation, on the Passing of Mickey Hartinger

Space Foundation News

"Any room Mickey Hartinger ever entered, lit up with her warmth, heart and boundless energy. That kind of character created opportunity and possibilities for anyone in her 'orbit,' and at the Space Foundation, we were fortunate to have her as one of our most ardent supporters. Read more »