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Nomination Period Opens for 2019 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2018) – The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest award, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Read more »

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Grainger Foundation Grant Supports Discovery Center Field Trips

Space Foundation News

Thanks to the generosity of the Grainger Foundation, hundreds of students in Colorado will be afforded the opportunity to take a field trip to the Space Foundation Discovery Center. 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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Nominate Now for Space Technology Hall of Fame®

Space Technology Hall of Fame

Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, is the deadline to submit 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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Brick by Brick, Building the New Generation

New Generation Initiatives

Building a career is not easy. The path to success is laid brick by brick. The Space Foundation knows that each of those bricks is critical to maintaining forward momentum and achieving the goals you have set for yourself. Whether that "brick" is a colleague you meet at a networking event, a mentor who answers your burning questions or a professional development opportunity that expands your knowledge of the industry, the Space Foundation is here to help you lay your path. Our New Generation program, aimed at young aerospace professionals 35 and younger, provides just that. Read more »

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How Space Technology Improves Your Life

Space Technology Hall of Fame

At the Space Foundation, a key focus of What We Do is support and celebrate space technology, developed for use in space but adapted to serve many practical benefits here on Earth. While we would like to think this is common knowledge, we're not quite there. Read more »

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Five Things You Might Not Know About Spacesuits

Space Awareness

This summer at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation is exploring the fascinating world of spacesuits. Here are five things about spacesuits that you may not know.   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 »