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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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Washington, D.C., Weekly Space Activity Report

The Space Foundation’s Washington, D.C., team prepares this weekly report of space activity on the Hill. It is published on Mondays on the Space Foundation homepage. Space Industry Updates Nov. 5-6: At the Air Force Space Pitch Day, the Air Force awarded startup Launcher $1.5 million for E-2 rocket engine development and testing. Over the…

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SNC’s “Shooting Star” Arrives at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

SPARKS, Nev. (November 19, 2019) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, delivered a test version of its Shooting Star cargo module to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for testing ahead of its planned launch with SNC’s Dream Chaser® spacecraft in 2021. Shooting Star is…

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Youngstown looks to jump aboard growing global space economy

Shelli Brunswick

*This piece was originally published by WFMJ And today officials say the global space economy is worth more than 400 billion dollars and predict that number to grow into the trillions over the next 20 years. It’s been more than 50 years since we put a man on the moon. And today, officials say the…

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Senate Resolution Recognizes 35th Space Symposium

The General Assembly of the State of Colorado recently adopted Senate Resolution SJR19-008, Concerning the Recognition of the 35th Space Symposium and Celebrating the Premier International Space Policy and Program Forum. The Resolution was adopted by the General Assembly during its 2019 legislative session and reads as follows: SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 19-008 2019 BY SENATOR(S) Lundeen, Gardner,…

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