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The Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit advocate for the advancement of space-related endeavors to inspire, educate, connect and advocate for the global space community. We develop objective space awareness for government, industry, and the public, and we are a recognized leader in educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events.

The Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit advocate for the advancement of space-related endeavors to inspire, educate, connect and advocate for the global space community. We develop objective space awareness for government, industry, and the public, and we are a recognized leader in educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events.

Space Foundation Announces Rescheduled Dates for 36th Space Symposium, to be Held at The Broadmoor Oct. 31 – Nov. 2


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For the Seventh Time, Space Foundation Named Among Best Nonprofit Organizations To Work For

April 6, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 6, 2020) — For the seventh time since 2011, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the Best Nonprofit Organizations To Work For in the United States, ranking 39th best overall. The Space Foundation has made the Best Nonprofits To Work For list…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020

This week, the community in Washington, D.C., continued to adjust to new teleworking policies. Both chambers of Congress are out of session and will return at the end of April. Although there are no scheduled hearings or markups, staffers are nonetheless working hard to prepare FY2021 appropriations bills. Upcoming Space Foundation Events: RESCHEDULED Oct. 31…

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Space4U Podcast: Bill Gattle – President of Space Systems, L3Harris Technologies

April 3, 2020

In this episode: We meet Bill Gattle, the President of Space Systems for L3Harris Technologies, Space and Airborne Systems Segment, which covers an extensive portfolio of solutions in intelligence, surveillance, small satellites, electronic warfare, and avionics. Previously, Bill was President of Space and Intelligence Systems for Harris Corporation prior to their merger with L3 Technologies…

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Space Foundation Announces New Auxilia Webinar Series to Support Teachers, Parents, and Students

April 1, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 1, 2020) — The Space Foundation’s team of educators has created a new webinar series now available free online to help teachers and parents keep students engaged in learning while at home. The webinars cover such information as how to use Zoom, write grants, create a scale Play-Doh solar system, map with…

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Space4U Podcast: Dr. Tanya Harrison – Professional Martian

March 27, 2020

In this episode: We meet Dr. Tanya Harrison, who describes herself a “professional Martian.” She has spent the last decade working as a scientist on mission operations on multiple NASA Mars missions, including the Curiosity and Opportunity rovers. Tanya specializes in geomorphology, the study of a planet’s evolution based on its surface features. Before her…

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A Look at How Technologies Devised for Space Have Revolutionized Healthcare

March 26, 2020

When we look into the night sky we see stars and celestial bodies, and if we are lucky enough, we may even have a telescope to peer deeper into its vast depths. Most of us are left in awe of the mysterious beauty and expansiveness of space, yet rarely do we walk away from that…

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