Space Foundation News

Space Foundation Names Highmount Co., Ltd. Space Certification™ Program Partner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 7, 2020) — Through its Space Certification™ program, the Space Foundation builds awareness of the benefits that space exploration and its related technologies bring to life on Earth. By awarding its “seal of approval” to companies whose products and services demonstrate a viable link to the space program, greater public knowledge, acceptance,…

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Apply Now to Become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison

Deadline to apply is Sept. 30 Connect with other educators who use space themes in the classroom COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2020) — Do you have what it takes to be a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison? Started in 2004, this prestigious, internationally recognized program provides select educators from around the world with new skills,…

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Space Foundation Partners with Lt. Governor Primavera to Offer Free Webisode Instruction for Colorado Educators

DENVER, Colo. (June. 30, 2020) – Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera is partnering with the Space Foundation to provide 10 free instructional webisodes to Colorado educators this summer. The innovative curriculum developed by the Space Foundation education team utilizes Immersive Education, which puts students in real-world scenarios where they can see the connection to real-world jobs.…

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How Satellites are Fighting Coronavirus … from Space

coronavirus, satellite tracking, geospatial data

Images of the coronavirus commonly seen on the web have been magnified as many as 40,000 times. In fact, coronavirus microbes are so tiny, it would take 1,000 of them to span the width of an eyelash. So, it may seem paradoxical that beyond closely analyzing the coronavirus in labs, we are also observing its…

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Space Foundation Statement on the Passing of Gen. Thomas S. Moorman Jr., U.S. Air Force (retired)

All of us at the Space Foundation are greatly saddened by the news of Gen. Moorman’s passing. His lifetime of service to the nation was exceptional, visionary, and reached everyone in the space community. His military career was testament to being more than forward leaning — but rather being proactive in building foundations in the…

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Space Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Dr. Rochelle Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Professional Development Sessions

Applications are now open for the Space Foundation’s 3rd annual Dr. Rochelle Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Teacher Professional Development, being presented virtually this year. Don’t miss this immersive, collaborative, out-of-this-world educational adventure, being offered twice during the month of July. Throughout each week, you’ll gain crucial tools and resources that you can take back…

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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 CEO Tom Zelibor: “Why the space community is positioned to lead the economic recovery following the pandemic & help transition careers, operations and our livelihoods in a positive and proactive way”

This article was originally published on As a part of my series about the things we can do to remain hopeful and support each other during anxious times, I had the pleasure of interviewing Tom Zelibor. Tom is the CEO for Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Zelibor…

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Space Foundation Launches the Center for Innovation and Education

Workforce Opportunity in the $415 Billion Space Economy Accessible to All People  A workforce development roadmap Successful pilot entrepreneurship programs for students and adults Call for corporate members, partners, sponsors, grantors and donors COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — May 27, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today launched its Center…

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Space Symposium Campaign Wins Award of Excellence

The biggest creative push during any given year at the Space Foundation is the creation and implementation of the advertising and event campaign for the annual Space Symposium, the largest event of its kind worldwide, which congregates as many as 15,000 people in Colorado each year to discuss and network around all things space. It’s…

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