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Space Foundation Holds Space Commerce Workshop in Orlando

Today, the Space Foundation hosted a one-day Space Commerce Training Program in Orlando, Fla., funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency. Registration for the workshop was free to Minority-Owned, Women-Owned and Veteran-Owned businesses. In the workshop, industry experts shared information about emerging business opportunities within the space community.…

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Space Foundation Takes its Space Commerce Workshop to Huntsville

This week, the Space Foundation held another of its one-day space commerce workshops in Huntsville, Ala. The workshop was offered free to minority business owners, with the goal of addressing the most common challenges companies face in growing their business. The workshop is one of a series offered by the Space Foundation, funded by a…

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Sneak Peek: Space Foundation’s July 20 Apollo 11 Celebration

On Saturday, July 20, the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a full day of activities, presentations, tours and a special visit from former NASA astronaut Duane “Digger” Carey. We’ll have both indoor and outdoor activities tomorrow, and cool treats from Kona…

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The Humanity of Apollo 11 – Communion, Candy and Graffiti

As Apollo 11 was returning to Earth after the first Moon landing, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins noted his gratitude for the NASA workforce that made their flight a success. He said: “All this is possible only through the blood, sweat, and tears of a number of people…This operation is somewhat like the periscope of a…

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Register Now for Huntsville Space Commerce Business Growth Workshop

The Space Foundation is hosting a one-day workshop on July 30 in Huntsville, Ala., to address the most common challenges companies face in growing their business. Some of the topics to be addressed will include product adoption, market forecasting, stakeholder communication, and business scalability. Upon completion of this training workshop, participants will be able to:…

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Volunteer at the Space Foundation

We are seeking excited, motivated space lovers to volunteer at the Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs. As a 401c(3) nonprofit, we could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. If you are interested in space, this is the place to be. We provide meaningful work for our…

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Free Admission for 25 Military Families to Discovery Center’s Apollo 11 Anniversary Celebration

Thanks to premier sponsor Raytheon, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will offer free admission to the first 25 military families in line when doors open at 10:00 a.m. on July 20 for the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration. This full-day event will feature a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages to commemorate the…

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Summer of Discovery Opens at Space Foundation Discovery Center

A reception for Passport Members and invited guests last night launched the opening of the Space Foundation Discovery Center’s annual Summer of Discovery program. This summer’s theme is Build! and the activities and exhibits help visitors imagine what it would be like to live and explore on Mars by tinkering, building and experimenting. Summer of…

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Astronaut Inspires Students and Parents at Huntsville Space in the Community

The Space Foundation sent one of its education teams to Huntsville, Ala., this week to deliver a Space in the Community program to six schools there, funded by Lockheed Martin.   The Space in the Community activities included presentations by former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey, USAF (Ret.), pictured right. Space Foundation educators…

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Lockheed Martin Funds Space Foundation STEM Program in Huntsville

Today, the Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program began in Huntsville, Ala., thanks to funding by Lockheed Martin. Space in the Community is designed to help a community develop a STEM education and career pipeline to grow a community’s organic workforce and strengthen economic development. The program inspires students through hands-on activities, enables teacher support…

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