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James Webb Space Telescope Program Team Selected to Receive 2023 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

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Space Foundation announced that it has selected the James Webb Space Telescope team as the recipient of the 2023 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration.

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Announces Newest Exhibit Honoring Space Shuttle Columbia

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 19, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Foundation Discovery Center will open its newest exhibit, “With Dignity, Honor, and Reverence: The Recovery of Space Shuttle Columbia,” on Saturday, Feb. 4. The exhibit commemorates the 20th…

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Space Foundation Selects Dan Goldin to Receive the 2023 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 18, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that The Honorable Daniel S. Goldin has been selected as the 2023 recipient of its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. For 60 years, Dan Goldin has…

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Space Foundation Receives Half-Million Dollars in Funding from El Pomar Foundation

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 22, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced it is the recipient of a $500,000 donation from El Pomar Foundation. This gift will allow for upgrades into Space Foundation Discovery Center’s operating infrastructure and educational programming. In 2021, El…

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Space Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 15, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that nominations are now being accepted for the Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship. This scholarship provides a uniformed, young professional member of the United States Armed…

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Space Commerce Institute and GEN Space Sign Partnership Agreement To Expand Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 30, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, announced that its Space Commerce Institute recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Global Entrepreneurship Network – Space (GEN Space) to explore collaborative opportunities to further support the space workforce and entrepreneurial supply…

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Statement By CEO On NASA’s Artemis Launch

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 16, 2022 — Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor issued the following statement upon the launch of NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission launch: “Today’s launch is the first big step to an aspiration held by the space community for years — returning to the Moon. This time we do it with…

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Statement by CEO on New U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 2, 2022 — Tom Zelibor, CEO of Space Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, issued the following statement on the U.S. Space Force chief of space operations transition. After spending 38 years in the military that includes both Air Force and Space Force, Gen. John W.…

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Ball Aerospace’s Denise Henry Receives Women in Aerospace, Aerospace Awareness Award

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Oct. 20, 2022 — Ball Aerospace is proud to announce that STEM Outreach Manager Denise Henry was selected to receive the Aerospace Awareness Award from Women in Aerospace (WIA). The award was presented at the WIA Awards Dinner and Ceremony on Oct. 13 in Arlington, Va. Henry has inspired tens of thousands…

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Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2022 Q3 with New Findings on Global Workforce, Space Force Recruiting, Spacesuits, and Biobandages

U.S. space employment grew 2.6% during 2021 U.S. Space Force saw more than 18,000 applicants vie for 511 enlisted jobs Recent 3D printing experiments could revolutionize treatment of injuries in space COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 11, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today released…

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