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Space Foundation Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame 2023 Induction Class

Honors space technologies that improve life on Earth Nominations accepted online through Aug. 31, 2022 Inductions to be celebrated at 38th Space Symposium in April 2023 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 8, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced nominations are now open for…

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Space Foundation Announces Upcoming Symposium 365 Virtual Programming

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 6, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced upcoming virtual programs and speakers to be hosted on Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem, offering authoritative news and information and venues for networking and conducting business. All events…

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Space Foundation Partners with Raytheon Intelligence & Space to Expand STEM Programs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 21, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced a new partnership with Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, to embolden the next generation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) leaders in Colorado. Utilizing a $50,000 grant…

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Space Foundation Announces New Members to its Board of Directors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 20, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced the addition of five new members to its board of directors. The new board members include: John Hyten, USAF (Ret.), former Vice Chairman, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Jeff Ashby, former…

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Explanation of “A Celebration of Space: Discover What’s Next” Event

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 19, 2022 — For nearly a decade, Space Foundation has hosted a “Yuri’s Night” on the Sunday prior to its annual Space Symposium to raise funds for our education programs. Three weeks ago, when we first started posting notices on social media about our April 3rd event, then called, “Yuri’s Night,”…

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Space Foundation Selects L3Harris as Recipient of 2022 Athena Education Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 7, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that L3Harris Technologies has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Athena Education Award. The award will be presented during the 37th Space Symposium, to be held April 4-7, 2022,…

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Beowulf Computing Cluster, Bubble Detector Technology, CubeSat Design Standard Announced as 2022 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

Space Foundation to Honor Inductees at 37th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 22, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that three innovative technologies developed for space will be inducted as the 2022 class into the organization’s Space Technology Hall of Fame®.…

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Statement on the Passing of P.J. O’Rourke

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 16, 2022 — Dr. Kathryn Thornton, Chair of Space Foundation’s Board of Directors, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, issued the following statement on the passing of P.J. O’Rourke, a former member of the Board and Life Director:   “All of us at Space Foundation…

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State of Space 2022 Offers Critical Lessons for Business and Government

Thomas Zelibor, Space Foundation CEO, Explains the Importance of: Defining space as a critical infrastructure Prioritizing workforce and education initiatives Establishing norms of behavior COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 15, 2022 — In an annual State of Space 2022 commentary and video, Thomas Zelibor, CEO of Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983…

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