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Take Advantage Now of Space Foundation’s Free On-Demand STEM Webinar Series Funded by Lockheed Martin

The Space Foundation, with the support of Lockheed Martin, is offering a 15 series on-demand webinar event of space-inspired STEM activities and career pathway discussions geared toward middle and high school students that also benefits parents and teachers. The goal is to support the development of students to become lifelong STEM learners, to grow a…

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Space Foundation Junior Space Entrepreneur Program Wins Honorable Mention in Fast Company 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards

New York, April 28, 2020 — The winners of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to flattening the curve when it comes to the climate crisis, social injustice, or economic inequality. The Junior Space Entrepreneur Program (JSEP),…

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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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Space Foundation Activates Alternate Worksites

“In response to the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, the Space Foundation is limiting operations at its Colorado Springs Headquarters, effective the close of business, March 13th. For the next two weeks (March 14-March 29), the Space Foundation is activating alternative worksites for all of its team members.  Normal operations are expected to resume on Monday, March…

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L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation STEM Programs at Six Prince George’s County Maryland Schools in January

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Thanks to funding by L3Harris Technologies, the Space Foundation will present its Space in the Community (SITC) program at six Prince George’s County Public Schools (Maryland) Jan. 29 – 31. SITC is an immersive program for students, parents, teachers, and community members to reinforce the importance of science,…

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Winners of the Space Foundation’s 10th Annual International Student Art Contest Announced

25 winners selected from 58 countries 5,598 entries submitted Space Achievement Award winner is Chev Cedric from the Phillippines COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan 21, 2020) — The Space Foundation has announced the winners of its 10th Annual Space Foundation International Student Art Contest, co-sponsored by Earth Observing System. The 25 winners represent four U.S. states and 10…

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Space Foundation International Teacher Liaison Program Adds 39 Educators for 2020

Includes six new international teachers from India, Mexico, and Puerto Rico Elite educator program promotes space-related STEM education Teachers will participate in the 36th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Dec. 3, 2019) — The Space Foundation has selected 39 outstanding educators to join its Teacher Liaison program in 2020, including six international applicants from India, Mexico,…

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L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation STEM Programs at Six Colorado Springs Schools

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Thanks to funding by L3Harris Technologies, the Space Foundation will present its Space in the Community (SITC) program at six Colorado Springs schools in December. SITC is an immersive program for students, parents, teachers, and community members to reinforce the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)…

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Op-ed | Growth is great but innovation is the real investment

SpaceNews Co op

*This article originally appeared in the Nov. 11, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Nearly a decade ago, the space community was at a crossroads. With the end of the space shuttle era came the end of jobs and careers built upon U.S. access to space. Communities along Florida’s Space Coast, as well as Houston, Huntsville,…

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Nominations Open for the New Generation National Security Scholarship Recognizing Former Space Foundation Board Chairman, Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Upon completion of his term in 2017, the Space Foundation established a special scholarship recognizing former Board Chairman Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr.’s, commitment and support of New Generation leaders and Space Foundation programs. The scholarship, named the Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship, is…

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