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Shelli Brunswick, Space Foundation COO, Receives ‘Diversity & Inclusion Officer/Role Model of the Year’ Accolade at WomenTech Global Awards 2020

Brunswick among honorees selected out of 2,238 nominees from 153 countries Dec. 3 virtual ceremony celebrated 100,000 women, minorities, and allies in tech WomenTech is the world’s largest community for women in tech, with 4,500-plus ambassadors representing 161 countries COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 10, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for…

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Statement on the Passing of the Honorable Peter B. Teets

Former Under Secretary of the U.S. Air Force and former Director of the National Reconnaissance Office was the 2009 recipient of the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award Teets was also an honorary member of Space Foundation’s board of directors COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 8, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global…

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Podcast to Detail How Space Economy Provides Out-of-This-World Opportunities for All Individuals

“Space Talks with Z” Podcast Features Space Foundation’s Shelli Brunswick, Who Unveils Ways to Take Advantage of Today’s Space Economy DALLAS, Texas and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 4, 2020 — America’s Future Series and Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40 years are proud to announce the debut episode of the…

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Space4U Podcast: Erin Macdonald – Tattooed Scottish-American N7 Rebel from Starfleet Academy

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Erin Macdonald who holds a PhD in astrophysics and is an internationally recognized space science expert, writer, speaker, and consultant. Erin’s academic research background is in gravitational waves and general relativity, and she currently lives in Los Angeles working as a writer and science consultant for the Star Trek…

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Space Policy Pod – Episode 15: (Karl Rodrigues, Australian Space Agency)

Episode 15 features Karl Rodrigues, Executive Director for International and National Engagement at the Australian Space Agency. Mr. Rodrigues is responsible for developing relationships with international space agencies. He also engages with Australian industry, start-ups, domestic agencies, research institutions, and state and territory governments to help grow the Australian space sector. Mr. Rodrigues has over…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jan Carlson

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These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work that we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Jan Carlson. Professionally, Jan has 28 years of experience…

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Space4U Podcast: John Olver – Emisshield, Inc.

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In this episode: We meet Dr. John Olver, President, CEO, and founder of Emisshield Incorporated, located in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dr. Olver has extensive experience working in the engineering, environmental, chemistry, and physics fields, and has more than 20 patents and/or patent applications in numerous industries. In our conversation, Dr. Olver discusses how emissivity ― the…

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Ozmens’ SNC Selected for NASA Tipping Point Contract for its Groundbreaking Technology to Produce Oxygen on the Moon

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Oxygen production capabilities would reduce launch costs for lunar missions and unlock the Moon as springboard to Mars and beyond SPARKS, Nev. – November 17, 2020 — Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, has been selected for a contract as part of NASA’s Tipping Point solicitation to…

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Space Foundation and mindSpark Learning Partner to Bring Virtual Learning Series to More Coloradans Through reSOLVE for Families

Participants Will Have Access to Space Foundation Resources and Learn the Best Ways to Support Students in Virtual Learning DENVER and COLORADO SPRINGS. Colo. — Nov. 16, 2020 — Colorado school districts are once again moving more classes online as the state’s COVID-19 cases continue to rise. To support parents and caregivers in juggling remote…

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SNC to Host Media Briefing to Provide an Update on its Space Transportation, Destination and Infrastructure Programs

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SPARKS, Nev. (November 17, 2020) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, invites reporters to a media briefing on Tuesday, November 17th to discuss the company’s vision for the future of space transportation, destination, and infrastructure. Company leadership will provide program updates on SNC’s Dream Chaser® spaceplane and…

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