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Driving Workforce Development and Economic Opportunity

The Center for Innovation and Education creates and delivers inclusive, innovative and sustainable
workforce development and economic opportunity programs that enable all people to actively participate in the space economy.

Through public and private partnerships, the Center engages students, young leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

The Space Foundation supports Pre-K through 20 students with standards-based curriculum that uses space principles to integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in laboratory, classroom and after-school settings.

The Space Foundation’s New Generation initiatives target aerospace professionals 35 and younger. The program fosters meaningful, long-term peer relationships by providing access to top space leaders through program opportunities at Space Symposium and throughout the year.

The Space Foundation offers space commerce training workshops and a related webinar speaker series. These workshops and webinars provide key insights to address the most common challenges in establishing or expanding space-based technology companies.

Space Foundation provides unique and exclusive membership programs for individuals and corporations to connect and participate with the greater space community.

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“I traveled from Houston, TX to attend the Space Commerce Partnership Workshop in Orlando, FL. The workshop was beyond my…

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Space4U Podcast: Robert Gregg & Toby Elery — Robotic Prosthesis Built with ISS Motors

By Andrew de Naray | September 24, 2020

In this episode: We meet Drs. Robert Gregg and Toby Elery, who are part of a team that has designed…

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Space Foundation Names III4Me, Inc. Space Certification™ Program Partner

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | September 14, 2020

Space-Based Comic Book Series Helps Kids Overcome Bullying COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 14, 2020) — Through its Space Certification™ program, Space…

Space4U Podcast: Rebekah Hyatt and Adlena Jacobs — SystemsGo

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | September 11, 2020

In this episode: We meet Rebekah Hyatt, a master educator who is Program Director for SystemsGo, an education nonprofit solely…

Calling All Student Artists for an Out-of-This-World Competition

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | September 10, 2020

Submission Period Now Open for Space Foundation’s 11th Annual International Student Art Contest 2021 contest theme is “How Space Technology…

Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.) and Space Foundation CEO Thomas Zelibor Joins Defense Innovation Board Space Advisory Committee

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | September 8, 2020

Zelibor to Share Unique Insights and Recommendations with the DoD, Based on His Perspective as a Former Military Leader Now…

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Space4U Podcast: Aaron Shepard – NASA Robotics Intern & Founder of Cogito

By Andrew de Naray | September 4, 2020

In this episode: We meet Aaron Shepard, an In Space Assembly Robotics Intern at NASA Langley, and a Robotics Research…

Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending September 18, 2020

It was a busy week in Washington, D.C., as the House was in session and took up various bills including the “Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow” (PROSWIFT) Act. The space community also had a big week, as it was announced that phosphine gas had been detected in…

Volunteer Spotlight: Liz Henderson

These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work that we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation/Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Liz Henderson. Liz recently returned to her home…

Space Foundation Signs MOU with UAE’s Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group

Partnership Crafted to Build New Generations of Talent and Opportunity COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Abu Dhabi, UAE — September 15, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

Space Policy Pod – Episode 10: (Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA)

This podcast discussion features Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA’s chief technologist. In this role, Dr. Terrier serves as the agency’s principal advisor and advocate on technology policy and programs, helping plot the strategic direction of the agency’s space technology program. Prior to his current position, Dr. Terrier was the chief technologist of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.…

Volunteer Spotlight: Keith Radecker

These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work that we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Keith Radecker. Radecker was born and raised in New…

Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending September 4, 2020

This week Space Foundation announced the launch of “Space Symposium 365,” providing a digital platform that builds upon the spirit of the traditional annual gathering. Programming will debut in October, offering exclusive digital content to the global space community leading up to the next in-person Symposium, set for August 2021. Introducing Space Symposium 365 “Space…