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Harris Grant Brings Astronaut STEM Program to Colorado Springs Schools

Space Foundation News

Thanks to a grant from Harris Corporation, students at six Colorado Springs schools will get to hear first-hand about a former NASA astronaut's experiences in space. Lt. Col. Read more »

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Aluminum Alloy 398 and Miniaturized Laser Terminals are 2018 Space Technology Hall of Fame® Inductees at 34th Space Symposium

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 15, 2018) - The Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium will culminate on April 19 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. Read more »

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Space Foundation Sponsors WIA Evening with Gwynne Shotwell

Space Foundation News

New Generation space professionals age 35 or younger are invited to register now for a cocktail reception hosted by Women in Aerospace (WIA) with special guest Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO, SpaceX. Read more »

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Marillyn Hewson to be Featured Speaker at 34th Space Symposium

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2018) -- The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium provides an opportunity for global space professionals to hear firsthand about how industry decisions are made and the possible global impact of those decisions. Read more »

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25 Winners from 13 Countries Announced for Space Foundation’s Eighth Annual International Student Art Contest

Space Foundation Press Release

The 2018 contest theme was “My Space City Vision…” and 4,578 entries were submitted from 57 countries and 37 U.S. states by students ages 3 through 18 years. Of those, 25 winners from 13 countries were selected, with one entry chosen for the top Space Foundation Achievement Award. Read more »

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Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center Pavilion to be Expanded for 34th Space Symposium

Space Foundation News

For the Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium, Ball Aerospace will sponsor the Exhibit Center and Pavilion for the four-day conference, to be held April 16-19 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Read more »

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Space Foundation Receives Lagasse Trust Donation

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 18, 2018) -- When Russell A. Lagasse passed away in Orange County, Calif, in 2009, his estate plan directed that a testamentary trust be established following the administration of his estate. Read more »

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34th Space Symposium Panels to Discuss Economics and Law of Space Exploration

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2018) - The Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium will attract thousands of space leaders from around the world to Colorado Springs to discuss the most pressing current space issues. Read more »

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Maisel to Receive Rising Stars Award

Space Foundation News

Bernadette Maisel, Space Foundation Director - Program Initiatives, has been selected by the Colorado Springs Business Journal (CSBJ) to receive a Rising Stars Award, the city's most prestigious award for professionals under the age of 40.   Read more »

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Space Foundation International Teacher Liaison Program Adds 31 Educators, Including Five in India and One in Nigeria

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 17, 2018) - Started by the Space Foundation in 2004, the Teacher Liaison program influences space and science education at an international level. Read more »

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Volunteer Recruitment Open House

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. Read more »

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New Generation Mentors Announced for 34th Space Symposium

New Generation Initiatives

Founded in 2008, the Space Foundation's New Generation program targets aerospace professionals age 35 and younger and fosters meaningful, long-term peer relationships by providing access to top space leaders through program opportunities at Space Symposium and throughout the year. Read more »

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Buy Tickets Now for Space Foundation Yuri's Night

Space Foundation News

Yuri's Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first manned spaceflight in 1961, and the inaugural launch of NASA's Space Shuttle in 1981. Read more »

Space Foundation Leverages Harris Corporation Grant for February STEM Education Program in Colorado Springs

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 8, 2018) - Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has provided a grant to collaborate with the Space Foundation on a program that will further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies in several Colorado Springs schools Feb. Read more »

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ROSCOSMOS Director General Igor Komarov to Speak at 34th Space Symposium

Space Foundation News

Russian delegation participation at the 34th Space Symposium will include featured speaker Igor Komarov, Director General, ROSCOSMOS State Space Corporation. Read more »

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A Heartfelt Valentine's Message

Space Foundation News

Your Generosity is the Heart of our Mission Your philanthropic support is critical in fueling the Space Foundation's mission success. This generosity is significant in funding our education, advocacy and public awareness about the importance of space. Read more »

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Space Foundation Board Selects Chris Kraft to Receive the 2018 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2017) -- Each spring, during its Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Read more »

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Space Foundation Educator Visits Local School for Science Day


In ongoing efforts to inspire students in the STEAM fields (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics), the Space Foundation sent Space Education Specialist Slade Bradbury to vis Read more »

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Space Foundation Brings Astronauts to Tulsa for Space in the Community

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation education team traveled to Tulsa, Okla., at the end of January to deliver a Space in the Community program to students, teachers and parents there. Read more »

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Monday is the deadline to apply for the Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship

Calling all New Gen military members! Don’t forget about this great scholarship opportunity and a chance to attend the 34th Space Symposium! Follow us on Facebook »

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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson to Speak at 34th Space Symposium

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. Read more »

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Delivering on the Promises of Space

Global Space

by Micah Walter-Range, Space Foundation Director - Research and Read more »

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Donor Gift Creates the Dr. Rochelle Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Educator Training Scholarship and Congressional Space Policy Education Program

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 7, 2018) - The Space Foundation has received funding for an education program to help teachers inspire students to pursue careers in the space industry. The new Dr. Read more »