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Senator Cory Gardner Meets with Space Foundation Leadership

Space Foundation News

U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) toured the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this week with his family and met with Space Foundation leadership. Read more »

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For the Fifth Time, Space Foundation Named Among 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2018) - For the fifth time since 2012, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For in the United States, ranking 18th best organization overall. Read more »

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Petit Family Foundation and Space Foundation to Host Free Girls STEM Experience in Hartford, Connecticut


Introducing young people to exciting career opportunities in STEM fields helps ignite their interest in studying those subjects in school Read more »

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Cassini Mission Team Earns 2018 John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 21, 2018) - Given annually to recognize the most significant accomplishment in advancing the exploration of space during the previous year, the Space Foundation's John L. Read more »

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Your Generosity is the Heart of our Mission

Space Foundation News

We can't say it too often -- thank you to the individuals and organizations that support our mission. Your philanthropic support is critical in fueling the Space Foundation's mission success. Your generosity is significant in funding our education, advocacy and public awareness about the importance of space. Read more »

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Space Foundation is Now Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame®

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2018) -- The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2019. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. Read more »

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2018 Colorado Space Heroes Announced

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation created the Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame in 2016 to inspire future space heroes, to celebrate those who have contributed most significantly to the development and success of Colorado's space economy and to highlight Colorado's role as a hub for all things space, includi Read more »

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Donor Gift Creates the Dr. Rochelle Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Educator Training Scholarship and Congressional Space Policy Education Program

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 7, 2018) - The Space Foundation has received funding for an education program to help teachers inspire students to pursue careers in the space industry. The new Dr. Read more »

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25 Winners from 13 Countries Announced for Space Foundation’s Eighth Annual International Student Art Contest

Space Foundation Press Release

The 2018 contest theme was “My Space City Vision…” and 4,578 entries were submitted from 57 countries and 37 U.S. states by students ages 3 through 18 years. Of those, 25 winners from 13 countries were selected, with one entry chosen for the top Space Foundation Achievement Award. Read more »