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The Space Store is a New Space Foundation Certified Space Imagination Partner

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 19, 2011) — The Space Foundation welcomes The Space Store as its newest Certified Imagination Partner.

Based in Englewood, Colo., The Space Store offers a wide variety of space-related products ranging from books to memorabilia to exclusive replica spacesuits, as well as Space Foundation merchandise including Space Shuttle posters and postcards.

Found online at, The Space Store sells astronaut autographs, space and NASA memorabilia and collectibles, space toys, rockets, astronaut dolls, astronaut costumes, NASA flight suits, Space Shuttle flight jackets, NASA mission patches and mission insignia pins, Fisher Space Pens, meteorite jewelry, space food and many more items for space enthusiasts, collectors and students.

The Space Foundation grants Certified Imagination Product status through its Space Certification program to products and services that increase interest in and excitement for space and inspire new generations to take an active interest in space.

“There is huge demand for space-related items and The Space Store provides a great one-stop easy-to-access place to find practically anything a space enthusiast would be looking for,” said The Space Store Owner and President Brett Anderson. “Being connected with the Space Foundation through the Space Certification program enhances our credibility as a legitimate space supporter and increases our ability to reach potential customers.”

“The products that The Space Store sells help fuel interest and support for continued space exploration – and that supports our mission to advance space-related endeavours to inspire, enable and propel humanity,” said Space Foundation Director — Space Awareness Programs Kevin Cook. “It’s a very natural partnership.”

About Space Certification
Products and services that display the Space Certification seal are guaranteed to have stemmed from or been dramatically improved by technologies originally developed for space exploration or to have significant impact in teaching people about the value of space utilization. Developed and administered by the Space Foundation, the world’s foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry, the Space Certification program provides a marketing edge for Space Certification partners, demonstrates how space technologies improve life on Earth and makes space more interesting and accessible to everyone.

Space Certification products and services have been scrutinized by the Space Foundation, working closely with NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and other organizations engaged in space research and development.

For more information on Space Certification, go to

About The Space Store
The Space Store carries the largest selection of NASA logo wear, space collectibles, flown-in-space artifacts and astronaut autographed items anywhere. Founded in 1995 by radio personality, motivational speaker and entrepreneur Dayna Steele, who is married to former NASA pilot Charles Justiz, The Space Store was purchased by Brett Anderson in 2006.

The Space Store products include NASA Space Shuttle, International Space Station, and historical space program products; astronaut autographs; space and NASA memorabilia and collectibles; space toys, rockets, astronaut dolls, space LEGO toys; astronomy toys and astronaut costumes; NASA flight suits, Space Shuttle flight jackets, NASA mission patches and mission insignia pins; Fisher Space Pens; meteorite jewelry; books and posters, including Space Foundation Space Shuttle art posters and postcards. Offering same-day shipping, The Space Store also has an online discount store. The Space Store is the only Nick Proach model distributor in the U.S. and is the exclusive provider of Replica Space Suits produced by ESProduction, including an Apollo A7L Moon Suit and a Space Shuttle ACES suit.

About the Space Foundation
The Space Foundation is an international, nonprofit organization and the foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry – civil, commercial, military and intelligence. Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events, including the National Space Symposium, all in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable, and propel humanity.” An expert in all aspects of the global space industry, the Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indices that track daily performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and a field office in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.