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Space4U Podcast: José Morey – Intergalactic Doctor

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In this episode: We meet Dr. José Morey. José Morey, M.D., is a Fellow of the Eisenhower Foundation and the Chief Medical Innovation Officer for Liberty BioSecurity. Previously, Dr. Morey served as Associate Chief Health Officer for IBM Watson Health.  He led enterprise wide research collaborations with partners across the globe to develop AI medical breakthroughs. Dr. Morey is also…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jordan Richardson

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Jordan is a graduating senior at Air Academy High School, class of 2020 strong! She’s an officer in the National Honor Society, member of the Rocky Mountain Robotics FIRST Team 662, and co-president of the Astronomy & Physics Club. Jordan is the recipient of the Congressional Award – Silver Certificate from the U. S. Congress. Jordan volunteers…

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Space4U Podcast: Athena Brensberger – Founder and CEO of Astroathens, LLC

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In this episode: We meet Founder and CEO of Astroathens, LLC, Athena Brensberger. Athena advocates for space exploration through her platform Astroathens, which is a website, YouTube channel and various social media platforms combined where people can find DIY videos for astrophysics demos, rocket launch coverage and look behind-the-scenes at space ports and events around the world!!…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Torley

These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Jim Torley. Jim started volunteering with us in 2017 and has…

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Space4U Podcast: Laura Forczyk – Space Consultant

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In this episode: We meet Laura Forczyk, owner of Astralytical, a space consulting firm specializing in space science, industry, and policy, and offering space career coaching services. Laura is a NASA Subject Matter Expert for planetary science missions and serves on the advisory boards for the Lifeboat Foundation and the Society of Women in Space…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Cate Hummell

These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Cate Hummell. Cate attends Air Academy High School and is finishing her…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Theron Berry

Once a month, the Space Foundation is highlighting the stellar volunteers who help us bring space to you! This month, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center and Space Symposium volunteer, Theron Berry. Theron is a United States Air Force Captain serving as a deputy flight commander and instructor with the 42nd Combat Training Squadron at Peterson Air…

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Space4U Podcast: Dr. Tanya Harrison – Professional Martian

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Tanya Harrison, who describes herself a “professional Martian.” She has spent the last decade working as a scientist on mission operations on multiple NASA Mars missions, including the Curiosity and Opportunity rovers. Tanya specializes in geomorphology, the study of a planet’s evolution based on its surface features. Before her…

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Space Foundation Postpones 36th Space Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 13, 2020) — The Space Foundation issued a statement today announcing the 36th Space Symposium, previously scheduled for March 30 – April 2, 2020, has been postponed: “The Space Foundation is working with its partners, The Broadmoor, the City of Colorado Springs, and its members and other key stakeholders to identify future…

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Space4U Podcast: Judy Cara – Planetarium & STEM Director

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In this episode: We meet Judy Cara, Project Manager for the Planetarium and STEM Center at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Judy recently oversaw a massive makeover of the planetarium, which had been closed to the public for 15 years and reopened on March 3, 2019. Their attendance goal for the…

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