Apply by Feb. 1 for the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

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Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation, the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award recognizes educators who have made significant contributions to technology in the education field, in both formal and informal environments.

The award, named for Mercury and Apollo astronaut Alan Shepard, will be presented on April 3, 2017, during the opening ceremony of the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, to be held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Find the award application online here. Submissions for the 2017 award must be mailed and postmarked no later than Wednesday, Feb. 1, and the recipient will be selected by Feb. 20. One award is given annually; see more about the award and past recipients here.

This article is part of Space Watch: January 2017 (Volume: 16, Issue: 1).

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