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Joanne Maguire Selected as Recipient of the 2022 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 12, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that American engineer and former executive Joanne Maguire has been selected as the 2022 recipient of its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Maguire’s impactful career in…

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Space Foundation Debuts New Expert Panel Series: Space Matters, Jan. 13 on Symposium 365 Digital Platform

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 10, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, will be hosting a virtual policy panel discussion as part of its new Space Matters series. The series will convene well-known policy influencers for monthly discussions on emerging topics and trends within the…

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Shelli Brunswick, Space Foundation Recognized as a Winner of Global Technology Leadership at the WomenTech Global Awards 2021

WomenTech Network announced the winners during the live award ceremony that celebrated 100,000 women, minorities and allies in tech. Shelli Brunswick, chief operating officer of Space Foundation, was chosen as a winner at the largest virtual awards celebration in technology for women, minorities and their allies, WomenTech Global Awards 2021 by WomenTech Network, the world’s…

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Space Foundation Opens Registration for 37th Space Symposium, To Be Held April 4-7, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 1, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced that registration is now open for the 37th Space Symposium. The premier gathering of the global space ecosystem will be held April 4-7, 2022, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs and will include in-person and virtual…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Garrett Harwood

Hello, I am Carah Barbarick with Space Foundation, and you’re listening to the Space 4U Podcast. Space 4U is designed to tell the stories of the people who make space exploration today more accessible to all. Today we are joined by Garrett Harwood of Eagle Shield Technologies, Inc. Mr. Harwood has 31 years of sales…

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Space Foundation’s Steve Eisenhart Elected International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Vice President

Veteran Space Leader Continues To Expand Reach and Impact Globally COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 3, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that the organization’s Senior Vice President of Strategic & International Affairs Steve Eisenhart has been elected as one of the new…

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Space Foundation Awarded $1.5M Grant From Department of Defense Through National Defense Education Program

Funds directed to grow STEM education, outreach and workforce initiatives Space Foundation is the only nonprofit selected among 15 recipients Grant funds to scale Center for Innovation and Education over a three-year period COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 28, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem,…

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Space Foundation Opens Nomination Period For 2022 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recognizing Outstanding Individuals Who Have Distinguished Themselves Through Lifetime Contributions Space Foundation’s highest award, to be presented at 37th Space Symposium Nomination period is Oct. 12–Dec. 6, 2021 Nomination guidelines and contact information detailed herein COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 12, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global…

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Space4U Podcast: Dr. Kathryn Thornton, Former NASA Astronaut

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Kathryn Thornton, former NASA astronaut and current Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Thornton was selected by NASA in May 1984, became the third woman to walk in space, and the first woman…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Dr. Kathryn C. Thornton

Hello, this is Zakary Watson with Space Foundation, and you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the people who make today’s space exploration and global space ecosystem. Today we are joined by Dr. Kathryn Thornton, a former NASA astronaut and a current Professor Emeritus at the University of…

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