Space Foundation Press Releases

Space Foundation Announces Systems Tool Kit and Hydroxyapatite Remineralizing Toothpaste as 2024 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 28, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that two leading-edge technologies developed for space will be inducted as the 2024 class of the Space Technology Hall of Fame®. The induction ceremony will occur during the annual…

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Space Foundation Names Euclid Mission Team of European Space Agency as 2024 Space Achievement Award Recipient

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 13, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that the Euclid Mission Team of the European Space Agency (ESA) has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Space Achievement Award. Established in 1995, Space…

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Space Foundation Names Barbara Morgan Recipient of 2024 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 6, 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 Barbara Morgan, former astronaut and educator, as the recipient of this year’s Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award. Space Foundation presents the award in…

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Space Foundation and Starburst Aerospace to Debut New Innovation Pitch Event at Space Foundation Space Symposium

(Written by Space Foundation and Starburst Editorial Team) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 25, 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 Starburst Aerospace to launch Space Symposium: Innovate. The initiative is designed…

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The Space Report 2023 Q4 Shows Record Number of Launches for Third Year in a Row, Technological Firsts, and Heightened Focus on Policy

U.S. launch attempts increased by 33% Commercial launch activity grew 50% year-over-year Satellite deployment grew 23% year-over-year 14 new launch vehicles set to launch in 2024 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 23, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today released The…

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Space Foundation Selects Martin Faga to Receive the 2024 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Headshot of 2024 Hill Award recipient Martin Faga

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 17, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that the Honorable Martin “Marty” C. Faga has been selected as the 2024 recipient of its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Named in honor of Space Foundation’s…

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Space Foundation Announces New Vice Presidents of Education and Washington Operations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 11, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced the selection of Dr. Melissa Patton as vice president of education for the Center for Innovation and Education and Meghan Allen as senior vice president for Washington Operations.…

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

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 12, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit 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 Forces…

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Space Foundation Opens Registration for Space Symposium, To Be Held April 8-11, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 25, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that registration is now open for Space Symposium. The premier gathering of the global space ecosystem will be held April 8-11, 2024, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. The…

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Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2023 Q3

The Space Report Q3

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 23, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, will release The Space Report 2023 Q3 tomorrow, Oct. 24. Highlights include: Space workforce in the United States and around the globe showed continued strong growth. India’s lunar lander…

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