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Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2022 Q4 

Records Set for Launches and Payloads Reaching Space Despite Economic Headwinds    Successful launch attempts increased more than 33% from 2021 to 2022  Spacecraft operators deployed 2,354 spacecraft in 2022, a 36% annual increase   Pentagon more than doubled space budgets from 2005 to 2022  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Jan. 24, 2023 – Space Foundation, a nonprofit…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Announces Newest Exhibit Honoring Space Shuttle Columbia

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Jan. 19, 2023 – Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Foundation Discovery Center will open its newest exhibit, “With Dignity, Honor, and Reverence: The Recovery of Space Shuttle Columbia,” on Saturday, Feb. 4. The exhibit commemorates the 20th…

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Space Foundation Receives Half-Million Dollars in Funding from El Pomar Foundation

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 22, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced it is the recipient of a $500,000 donation from El Pomar Foundation. This gift will allow for upgrades into Space Foundation Discovery Center’s operating infrastructure and educational programming. In 2021, El…

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Space Foundation Partners with Embassy of Italy for Italian National Space Day 2022

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 8, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Commerce Institute is partnering with the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C., Italian Trade Agency (ITA), Italian Space Agency (ASI), U.S. Chamber of Commerce and George Washington University…

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Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2022 Q3 with New Findings on Global Workforce, Space Force Recruiting, Spacesuits, and Biobandages

U.S. space employment grew 2.6% during 2021 U.S. Space Force saw more than 18,000 applicants vie for 511 enlisted jobs Recent 3D printing experiments could revolutionize treatment of injuries in space COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 11, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today released…

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Space Foundation and Boeing Launch Art in the Stars to Send Student Artwork into Space

Students aged 3-18 are invited to submit original artwork inspired by the theme “Breaking Boundaries in Space” All submissions will travel to space digitally aboard Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Showcase begins on Oct. 4 with entries due by Dec. 16, 2022 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 4, 2022 — Boeing and Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate…

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Space Foundation to Celebrate World Space Week 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 27, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced programming for its celebration of World Space Week 2022, Oct. 4-10. This year, the theme for the annual event is “Space and Sustainability” to celebrate sustainability in and from space. In…

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Space Foundation and Singapore Space & Technology Limited Sign Partnership Agreement

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 21, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization, founded in 1983, for the global space ecosystem, and Singapore Space & Technology Limited (SSTL) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that emphasizes fostering stronger partnerships in the areas of space science research, educational programs, innovation, and space related activities. The…

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Space Foundation Launching Moon Colony Kit Project for Classrooms

Students and educators grades 4-8 can participate Kit highlights 50 different STEAM careers Website offers Spanish translation  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 15, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced a free, interactive classroom experience, the Moon Colony Kit. The kit was developed in…

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Space Foundation Announces Executive Search for New CEO

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 13, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced the executive search for its next chief executive officer. Earlier this year, current Chief Executive Officer Tom Zelibor signed a contract extension to continue his leadership of the organization. Since becoming…

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