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Support STEM Education through CFC Giving

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation is honored to be a participating charity in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the official workplace giving campaign of the Federal government. If you are a member of the U.S. military, a federal or civilian employee or a postal worker, you can give to us through CFC. 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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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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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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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 Welcomes Newest Corporate Member

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation receives support from a wide range of Corporate Members, who make it possible for us to successfully deliver programs that advance space-related endeavors. In return, our Corporate Members receive recognition, marketing, business development and networking opportunities, reports on important space issues and opportunities for deep involvement in the annual Space Symposium. Read more »

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Supporting and Celebrating Space Technology

Space Technology Hall of Fame

The Space Foundation established the Space Technology Hall of Fame® to increase public appreciation of the many practical benefits of space exploration and to encourage further innovation. Read more »

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Soar to the Stars - Remembering. Honoring. Inspiring.

Space Foundation News

The Petit Family Foundation and the Space Foundation share a common interest in fostering the education of young people. Based in Plainville, Connecticut, the Petit Family Foundation also works to improve the lives of those affected by chronic illnesses and to support efforts to protect and help those affected by violence, in honor of the memories of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit and Michaela Rose Petit. Read more »

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Plan Now to Attend the 35th Space Symposium

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium brings together leaders from commercial, government and military space from around the world, providing a forum to discuss, address and plan for future achievements in space. Read more »