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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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Your Generosity is the Heart of our Mission

Space Foundation News

We can't say it too often -- thank you to the individuals and organizations that support our mission. Your philanthropic support is critical in fueling the Space Foundation's mission success. Your generosity is significant in funding our education, advocacy and public awareness about the importance of space. 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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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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Space Division Inc. Receives Space Certification from the Space Foundation

Space Certification Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 31, 2018) -- Space Division Inc. (SDI) has received Certified Space Technology™ status from the Space Foundation for its new office products line made from upcycled space industry carbon fiber. 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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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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34th Space Symposium Photos

Space Symposium

See photos from the 34th Space Symposium on the Space Foundation Flickr page, including photos of panels and speakers. 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 »