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Space4U Podcast: Andrew Matthes & Leyton Torres – SystemsGo Curriculum Program

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In this episode: We meet Andrew Matthes and Leyton Torres to hear about their experiences with the SystemsGo High School STEM Curriculum Program from both teacher and student perspectives. Matthes has been teaching at Fredericksburg High School in Fredericksburg, Texas, since 2003.  He has taught chemistry, all levels of physics, and currently teaches all four…

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Sierra Space Provides Integration Services for New Nuclear Propulsion System as Part of DARPA’s DRACO Program

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LOUISVILLE, Colo. (June 24, 2021) – Sierra Space, the new commercial space subsidiary of global aerospace and national security leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), will supply the propulsion components and integration services for a Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) system under a recent contract with General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS). GA-EMS and Sierra Space will develop and demonstrate…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Andrew Matthes & Leyton Torres

Hello, I am Carah Barbarick with Space Foundation, and you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the amazing people who make today’s space exploration possible. Today. We are joined by Andrew Matthes and Leyton Torres. Mr. Matthes has been teaching at Fredericksburg High School since 2003.   He…

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Space Foundation Honors US Space Force With 2021 Space Achievement Award

In Its Second Year, the US Space Force Has Successfully Established the World’s First Independent Space Force COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 23, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced the U.S. Space Force (USSF) as the recipient of the 2021 Space Achievement Award.…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Jason Reimuller

Hello, this is Andrew de Naray with the Space Foundation, and you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the people making today’s space exploration more accessible to all. Our guest today is Dr. Jason Reimuller. Jason is the executive director of the International Institute for Astronautical Sciences, known…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Jack Gregg

Hi there. This is Rich Cooper with the Space Foundation. And this is the Space4U podcast —conversations with the diverse men and women who are part of today’s space community, and making amazing things happening today. We’re joined by Dr. Jack Gregg, author of the forthcoming book called The Cosmos Economy.   Dr. Gregg has…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Emily Carney

Hello, this is Andrew de Naray with the Space Foundation, and you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the people who make space exploration today more accessible to all. Our guest today is Emily Carney. Emily is a top space social media influencer, as well as a writer…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Innovative Solid Rocket Motor Technology Advances DARPA’s OpFires Hypersonics Program

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 21, 2021 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has successfully tested a full-scale advanced solid rocket motor as part of an ongoing test series in support of Phase 2 of the Operational Fires (OpFires) program, a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop a ground-launched tactical hypersonic weapon. “This successful test demonstrates Aerojet…

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Space Foundation To Present New Generation Space Leaders Panel: ‘Space and Systems Change’ on Symposium 365 Digital Platform

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 22, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, will host a virtual program as part of its New Generation Space Leaders series, focusing on how space innovation enables us to view Earth as a complex system that can address global challenges…

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Volunteer Spotlight: John Berson

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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 John Berson. John Berson is a rising senior at…

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