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Space Foundation To Present First Episode in Virtual 3-Part Series on Climate Change Nov. 17

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 11, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, will be hosting a three-part virtual program featuring a multidimensional look at the pressing global threat of climate change. The episodes will be hosted by Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space…

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Space Foundation Awarded $1.5M Grant From Department of Defense Through National Defense Education Program

Funds directed to grow STEM education, outreach and workforce initiatives Space Foundation is the only nonprofit selected among 15 recipients Grant funds to scale Center for Innovation and Education over a three-year period COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 28, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem,…

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Space Foundation Releases ‘The Space Report 2021 Q3’ Revealing $9.8B in Space Sector Equity Financing Activity

Maximum investment transaction value has grown more than 300% since 2018 China and U.S. spacecraft values are outpacing other spacefaring nations Commercial payload manufacturing has increased 134% since 2017 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 26, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today released “The Space…

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Dr. Sally Ride — Physicist, Astronaut, Educator

Dr. Sally Ride was a pioneer in space exploration, a physicist and a science educator. She shattered barriers throughout her remarkable and multi-faceted life, opening doors for others — especially young women in the U.S. and around the world. Ride graduated from Stanford University with a double major in physics and English. At the time,…

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Space Foundation COO Presented with Global AeroTime Aviation Achievement Award for Gender and Diversity Advocacy

Shelli Brunswick recognized for work toward space industry gender equality Award presented by AeroTime Global Chief Executive Richard Stephenson, OBE The award has been presented to just 25 people across five continents  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 15, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today…

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Space Foundation Partners With SAIC at Space Symposium With First Inclusive Cohort for a Joint Space Commerce Entrepreneurship Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Aug. 24, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today formalized its partnership with Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), a premier Fortune 500 technology integrator driving our nation’s digital transformation. SAIC joined Space Foundation in announcing the first inclusive space cohort of…

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Five Accept High Honors at 36th Space Symposium Opening Ceremonies

Awardees Recognized for Excellence in Space Education, Space Achievement, Public Outreach, Space Exploration and Lifetime Space Achievement COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Aug. 23, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced that five honorees have accepted awards for their distinguished achievements in the global space ecosystem. Kaci Heins Accepts the…

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Space Foundation Receives Building Donation From El Pomar

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Aug. 19, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that El Pomar Foundation has completed the donation of a building for Space Foundation’s Colorado Springs headquarters. The forgiveness of the $4.1 million loan by El Pomar allows Space Foundation to…

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Space to Become ‘Most Vital Domain’ For National Security, Say Defense Leaders in New KPMG/Space Foundation Report

Content based on interviews with nearly two dozen industry and defense leaders Report determines that space domain partnerships are central to national security Countries are realigning defense organizations to recognize the importance of space COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Aug. 17, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space…

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36th Space Symposium Final Countdown: Two Weeks to Go

Notable Featured Speakers Added and COVID Precautionary Measures Updated COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Aug. 10, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced details leading up to the 36th Space Symposium. The event is the premier assembly for the global space ecosystem, taking place Aug. 23-26 at The Broadmoor in…

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