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Space Foundation Launches Podcast Series Space4U

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2019) The Space Foundation announced today the launch of its new podcast series, Space4U, featuring conversations with a fascinating variety of space professionals. The subject matter derives from the Space Foundation’s new thematic calendar, which focuses on different space-related subject matter each month.


In announcing the new podcast series, Rich Cooper, Space Foundation Vice President Strategic Communications and Outreach, said, “Our intention with these podcasts is to better inspire, educate, connect and advocate for what the global space community is doing to make us all smarter about space. By sharing these conversations, we want people to see themselves reflected in their space program by the people who make those adventures possible.”


During January, the Space Foundation is examining human spaceflight and its first podcasts featuring conversations with:

  • NASA’s senior photographer, Bill Ingalls, who has traveled the world capturing the launches, landings and people in today’s space program; and,
  • Lou Ramon, a former NASA engineer who worked closely with astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Apollo 11 mission.

Future podcast themes will explore Astronomy (February), Mars (March) and Earth Science (April). A full calendar of podcast topics and presenters will be available at


To become a guest on Space4U, or to provide feedback, please contact host Colleen Parith via email at [email protected].


To listen to the podcasts, visit iTunes or Google Play.


About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and the world’s premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs, and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites and – and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, InstagramLinkedIn and YouTube.


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Space Foundation Contact:   
Colleen Parith, Coordinator – Social Media & Public Relations 
[email protected]