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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 »

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Space Foundation Celebrates Countdown to Apollo

Space Foundation Press Release

Space Foundation Celebrates Countdown to Apollo 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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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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Col. Thomas Dorame to Head Space Foundation Washington, D.C., Strategic Operations

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 6, 2018) - The Space Foundation has selected Col. Thomas Dorame, USA (Ret.), as Vice President, Strategic Operations, at its Washington, D.C. office, effective Sept. 4, 2018. Dorame joins the Space Foundation after serving more than 30 years in the U.S. Army. Read more »

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Space Foundation Delivers Virtual STEM Program to Students in Kabul

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation recently provided STEM programming to visiting college-level students at a Lincoln Learning Center in Kabul, through oversight by the U.S. Embassy. Read more »

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Firefly Aerospace Saves Space Foundation International Student Art Contest

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 12, 2018) – Since 2011, the Space Foundation’s International Student Art Contest has inspired thousands of children around the globe to envision the possibilities and adventures to be found in space. However, for 2019, the art contest almost ended. In spite of participation by 4,578 children in 57 countries this year, a lack of sponsorship nearly killed plans for the contest to continue in 2019. But at the eleventh hour, Austin-based Firefly Aerospace stepped in to sponsor the art contest for 2019. Read more »

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Nomination Period Opens for 2019 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2018) – The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest award, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Read more »

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Space Foundation and Petit Family Foundation Offer Free Girls STEM Experience in Hartford

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 9, 2018) – Thanks to a partnership with the Petit Family Foundation, the Space Foundation is extending its STEM education outreach to the greater Hartford, Conn., region this school year. The Hartford STEM initiative will launch on Saturday, Oct. 27, with a free Girls STEM Experience for local girls ages 12 to 18, to be held at the Connecticut Convention Center from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Premier sponsor for the event is Aetna. Read more »