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Statement on the Passing of Gen. Thomas P. Stafford, USAF/NASA Gemini, Apollo and Apollo-Soyuz Astronaut

Gen. Thomas P. Stafford

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 18, 2024 — Heather Pringle, CEO of Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, issued the following statement today on the passing of Gen. Thomas P. Stafford, USAF /  NASA Gemini, Apollo and Apollo-Soyuz astronaut. “From an era that introduced our nation and the world to our…

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Space Foundation Selects United States Air Force Academy as Recipient of 2024 Athena Education Award

International Teacher Liaison Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 14, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that U.S. Air Force Academy has been selected as the recipient of the 2024 Athena Education Award. The award will be presented during the annual Space Symposium, to be…

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Space Foundation Announces International Teacher Liaisons for 2024

Flight 24 includes six international teachers from six nations outside the U.S.  Program globally promotes space-related STEM education in schools  Selectees will take part in the Space Symposium in April COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 20, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space…

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Space Foundation to Host Teacher Professional Development Workshops

International Teacher Liaison Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 15, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Center for Innovation and Education will host professional development workshops for teachers throughout June at Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. The teacher professional development…

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Boeing Awards Grant to Space Foundation Discovery Center for New Additive Manufacturing Space Lab

International Teacher Liaison Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 12, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Boeing has awarded Space Foundation Discovery Center a grant to fund a new Addictive Manufacturing Space Lab. Devoted to 3D design, printing, and other additive manufacturing and…

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Chandrayaan-3 Mission Team Selected to Receive 2024 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert Jr. Award for Space Exploration

International Teacher Liaison Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 31, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it has selected the Chandrayaan-3 Mission Team as the recipient of the 2024 John L. “Jack” Swigert Jr. Award for Space Exploration. The award will be…

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Space Commerce Institute Partners with Azercosmos to Launch Mentorship Program for Women in Azerbaijan

International Teacher Liaison Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 24, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Commerce Institute is partnering with Azercosmos, Space Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, to launch a three-month program, Space Mentorship for Women. The program will…

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Statement on the Passing of Frank Borman

Frank Borman in NASA astronaut suit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 9, 2023 —  Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today issued the following statement on the passing of Apollo 8 Commander Frank Borman: “As Commander of the boldest mission in human history – Apollo 8, Frank Borman led…

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Space Foundation in Partnership of the Al Qasimi Foundation and the U.S. Mission to the UAE, to Provide Innovative Teacher Professional Development Workshops

International Teacher Liaison Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 13, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Center for Innovation and Education is partnering with the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research to launch Space Across the Curriculum professional…

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Space Commerce Institute and The Levan Center of Innovation Seek Participants for ‘Life on Mars’ Simulation

Life on Mars Simulation Experience

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct.10, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Space Commerce Institute and The Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation are calling all space enthusiasts to participate in the “Life on Mars” simulation. This three-day…

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