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Submit Artwork Now for Space Foundation International Student Art Contest

Student artists, ages 3 to 18 years old, are invited to submit artwork now for the Space Foundation’s 10th Annual International Student Art Contest. Co-sponsored by Earth Observing System, the contest theme is “How Exploring Space Improves Life on Earth.” The annual contest receives thousands of entries each year from around the world. In 2019,…

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Space Foundation Op-Ed: The Tread Marks of Chinese Company

by Tom Zelibor
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer

On January 3, 2019, China became the first nation to make a soft landing of a spacecraft on the far side of the Moon.

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Delivering on the Promises of Space

by Micah Walter-Range, Space Foundation Director – Research and Analysis The space community has made many promises during the decades of its existence, and it has delivered on quite a few of them. It has brought about a more connected world and taught us more than we ever would have known about our planet, had…

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International Participation Grows at the Space Symposium

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The 2017 Space Symposium proved to be the most international Symposium in the event’s 33-year history. Space leaders from more than 30 countries attended the Space Foundation’s 33rd Space Symposium, participating as speakers, panelists and exhibitors, and with delegations representing China, France, Germany, Korea, Japan, Russia and the European Commission. Two of the featured speakers…

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33rd Space Symposium News Coverage Spans the Globe

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Each year, the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium attracts reporters from around the world to cover the Symposium’s speakers, panels and presentations. International participation at the Symposium this year brought more international media than previous years. Below are a few examples of global space reporting from the 33rd Space Symposium. Gain insight into the fascinating life…

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More Than 30 Countries Will be Represented at the 33rd Space Symposium

Space leaders from more than 30 countries, are expected to attend the Space Foundation’s 33rd Space Symposium, participating as speakers, panelists and exhibitors, and with delegations representing China, France, Germany, Korea, Japan, Russia and the European Commission. The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and…

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US-UK Space Forum Meets in Denver

The UK’s Department for International Trade​ extended an invitation to the Colorado aerospace community to attend a US-UK Space Forum on March 17 in Denver, Colo. Around 50 people attended the event, which featured a panel discussion with participation from the UK military, Lockheed Martin, Surrey Satellite Technology, Oakman Aerospace and the Space Foundation. ​…

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15 World Space Agency Leaders Join Panel Discussion of Global Space Issues at 33rd Space Symposium

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The first panel presentation of the Space Foundation’s four-day 33rd Space Symposium will be a discussion of the most pressing global space issues by the world’s top space agency leaders. The panel will be moderated by The Honorable Robert S. Walker, Executive Chairman, Wexler & Walker, and the panelists include: Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Ph.D., Director…

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Winners of Space Foundation's Seventh Annual International Student Art Contest Announced

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For the Space Foundation’s seventh annual International Student Art Contest, 3,099 entries were submitted from 50 countries and 31 U.S. states by students ages 3 through 18 years. Of those, 25 winners from seven countries were selected, with one entry chosen for the top Space Foundation Achievement Award. The 2017 contest theme is “Space Through…

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A Look Ahead in 2017

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Last month, we looked back in Space Watch at accomplishments in space during 2016. This month, we’re looking ahead to the future to see what 2017 has in store for the global space community. Rocket Lab finished building its New Zealand launch pad, and the company hopes to conduct a test launch of its new…

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