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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.

Washington, D.C. Update for the Week Ending Feb. 23, 2020

February 25, 2020

Welcome to another edition of the latest space news from Washington. Although it was a short week for policy makers due to the Presidents’ Day holiday, it was still a busy week in the nation’s capital. With the release of President Trump’s budget last week, there was plenty of discussion on how the numbers would…

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Audio Conference Bridge Technology, Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System, and Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier are 2020 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

February 18, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2020) — The Space Foundation’s 36th Space Symposium will celebrate the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of three innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. The 2020 inductees are: Audio Conference Bridge Technology Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier The induction…

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NASA JPL InSight-Mars Cube One Teams to Receive 2020 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

February 13, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2020) – The Space Foundation announced today it will present the 2020 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration to the teams that jointly worked on the first mission to directly study the deep interior of Mars. On April 2, during the closing dinner of the 36th Space…

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Space4U Podcast: Alan Ladwig – Author, Part Two

February 13, 2020

In this episode: We continue our conversation with Alan Ladwig, the author of “See You in Orbit? Our Dream of Spaceflight.” Between 1981 and 1990, Alan held a variety of positions at NASA Headquarters, including Director of Special Projects for the Office of Exploration and Manager of the Shuttle Student Involvement Program. Alan was also Manager…

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Space Foundation Recognizes China and the International Space Station in Announcing the Two 2020 Space Achievement Award Recipients

February 10, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 10, 2020) – The Space Foundation will honor two outstanding achievements in space with this year’s Space Achievement Award. The award is presented each spring during the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium, held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Chang’e 4 The China National Space Administration is being recognized for achieving…

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Washington, D.C., February Newsletter

February 7, 2020

As the impeachment trial in the Senate came to a close, legislative activities in Congress began to pick up. Some highlights coming in the next week include the House Committee on Space, Science and Technology’s hearings on space traffic management, planetary defense, and space weather, as well as the release of the President’s FY2021 budget.…

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