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Space Foundation Celebrates Countdown to Apollo

Space Foundation Press Release

The Space Foundation invites the public to its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8's pioneering lunar adventure. Join other space and history fans to remember, reflect and reignite the inspiration of a Christmas-season journey that united the world in wonder. 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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Space Foundation Remembers Former President George H. W. Bush

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2018) - Today, the Space Foundation family joins with the rest of America and the world in remembering and honoring the life and legacy of President George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States.   Read more »


Volunteer with the Space Foundation

Space Foundation News

We are seeking excited, motivated space lovers to volunteer at the Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs. As a 401c(3) nonprofit, we could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. Read more »

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Volunteer at the 35th Space Symposium

Space Foundation News

The Space Foundation could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. Read more »

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Space Foundation Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2018) – The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation met on Oct. 25 and approved the following changes to its Board, effective Oct. 25. Jeffrey D. Grant, Former Sector Vice President and General Manager, Space Systems, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (Ret.), was elected to the Executive Committee as Member-at-Large. Lon C. Levin, former Member-at-Large will now serve as Director. Read more »

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Mission Spaceflight is Named Space Certification Space Educational Product

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 9, 2019) — The Space Foundation announces the addition of Mission Spaceflight to its Space Certification program in the category of Space Educational Products. Read more »

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Space Foundation's Space Commerce Workshop in Los Angeles Helps Develop Minority Businesses

Space Foundation News

On Jan. 26, the Space Foundation offered the second in its series of Space Commerce Opportunity Workshops with the goal of bringing minority business leaders into the greater space commerce community. The workshop was held at the University of Southern California and the Space Foundation partnered with Southern California Commercial Spaceflight Initiative and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce for this event. Read more »

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Winners of the Space Foundation’s 9th Annual International Student Art Contest Announced

Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan 23, 2019) -- The Space Foundation has announced the winners of its 9th Annual Space Foundation International Student Art Contest, co-sponsored by Firefly Aerospace. Read more »