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The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has provided funding for the Space Foundation to present a series of nationwide workshops with the goal of bringing minority business leaders into the greater space commerce community. Read more »

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Space Foundation Remembers Former President George H. W. Bush

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2018) - Today, the Space Foundation family joins with the rest of America and the world in remembering and honoring the life and legacy of President George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States.   Read more »

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Space Foundation to Expand Discovery Center Education Complex with Support from El Pomar and Grapevine Investments

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct 17, 2018) - The Space Foundation has closed on space to nearly triple the size of its Discovery Center education complex in Colorado Springs. The additional 85,319 square feet at 4435 Arrowswest Drive adjoins its current building at 4425 Arrowswest Drive and will expand the total space from 45,716 square feet to 131,035 total square feet. "This acquisition does more than increase our physical space. It allows us to expand and bring even more opportunity to the community and in particular our STEM education mission that every day, makes a difference in building a spacefaring future and developing the next generation workforce," said Space Foundation CEO Thomas Zelibor. "The expansion of our Discovery Center means more students, teachers, parents and space community partners can take part in that mission and the adventures that come with it." Read more »

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Nominations Open for the New Generation National Security Scholarship Recognizing Former Space Foundation Board Chairman, ADM James O. Ellis, Jr.

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 28, 2018) -- Upon completion of his term in 2017, the Space Foundation established a special scholarship recognizing former Board Chairman ADM James O. Ellis, Jr.'s, commitment and support of New Generation leaders and Space Foundation programs. Read more »

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Educators: Apply by Jan. 25 for the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 16, 2018) – Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Read more »

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Grainger Foundation Grant Supports Discovery Center Field Trips

Space Foundation News

Thanks to the generosity of the Grainger Foundation, hundreds of students in Colorado will be afforded the opportunity to take a field trip to the Space Foundation Discovery Center. This week, Rich Stiner, Operation Manager for W.W. Grainger Inc, Colorado Springs, presented the Space Foundation with a check for $2,500.00. Read more »

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Space Foundation Joins Italian Partners for New Space Economy Expoforum 2019

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2018) - While attending the 69th edition of the International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany, Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor signed an agreement with Italy's Fiera Roma and Fondazione Amaldi to organize the first European forum dedicated to the global development of projects and technologies derived from the space industry. Read more »

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Brick by Brick, Building the New Generation

New Generation Initiatives

by Kelly Shelton, Space Foundation Manager - Philanthropy 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. Read more »

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Space Foundation Selects Richard B. Cooper for New Strategic Communications & Outreach VP Position at its Washington, D.C., Office

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 27, 2018) - The Space Foundation announced today it has added a second new vice president at its Washington, D.C., office. Richard B. "Rich" Cooper has been hired for the newly-created position of Vice President - Strategic Communications & Outreach, effective Sept. 28, 2018. Read more »