Space Foundation News

Space Foundation Presents 2020 Space Achievement Awards to the International Space Station Partners

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 16, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40 years, presented its 2020 Space Achievement Awards in a virtual ceremony to the five space agencies that have led the International Space Station (ISS) program since its inception: Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for Canada European Space Agency…

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Space Foundation Announces Addition of Frank Culbertson to Its Board of Directors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 14, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced a new at-large member to its board of directors. Retired aerospace executive, NASA astronaut, and U.S. Navy officer, Frank Culbertson, Jr., has been appointed to a three-year term beginning Oct. 30, 2020. In announcing Culbertson’s…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Now Hosting Live Virtual Field Trips and Birthday Parties

The current pandemic we’re enduring has unfortunately led to a scarcity of school field trips and birthday parties. Although that’s out of necessity, it’s also a huge loss for today’s children as it deprives them of some of the most memorable and developmentally essential aspects of their young lives. To offset these deficiencies, Space Foundation…

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Space Symposium 365: November Schedule of Upcoming Virtual Events Released

Next Round of Exclusive Programming Announced, Featuring More Interviews, Discussions, and Award Presentations with Space Leaders Schedule includes conversations with Commander, U.S. Space Command, Gen. James Dickinson, and 20th anniversary ISS “Expedition One” crew panel New platform offers programs similar to those of the annual Space Symposium Registration now open to space community members worldwide as…

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L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation Virtual STEM Education Program

First Virtual ‘Space in the Community’ Episodes to Offer STEM Lessons for Students and Educators, Beginning Nov. 9 Live episodes featuring former NASA astronaut Col. Paul Lockhart Webisodes to include STEM lesson plan tutorials for educators L3Harris engineer interviews to inspire students in STEM subjects COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 29, 2020 — In its…

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“Space Symposium 365” Schedule Released: New Online, All-Digital Platform Delivers Exclusive Content for the Space Community

Provides Year-Round Programming Featuring Space Leaders, Insight, and Connections Initiative offers programs similar to those of the annual Space Symposium October schedule includes presentations from Apollo 13 legend Gene Kranz, NASA, the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force, and National Reconnaissance Office Future programs will feature the ISS partners and Expedition One crew, leadership of…

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Space Foundation to Celebrate 20th Annual World Space Week with Lineup of Virtual and In-Person Events

Multiple daily events to begin Monday, Oct. 5, and extend through Oct. 10 Culminates with “Space Unites” live event featuring key space influencers Free space posters for every Discovery Center visitor during the week COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 29, 2020 — As many astronauts who have been to space can attest, seeing the Earth…

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Space Foundation Names III4Me, Inc. Space Certification™ Program Partner

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Space-Based Comic Book Series Helps Kids Overcome Bullying COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 14, 2020) — Through its Space Certification™ program, 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…

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Calling All Student Artists for an Out-of-This-World Competition

Submission Period Now Open for Space Foundation’s 11th Annual International Student Art Contest 2021 contest theme is “How Space Technology Helps Improve Life on Earth” Student artists ages 3–18 are invited to enter Entries are due by noon Universal Time (12:00 UTC), on December 31, 2020 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — September 10, 2020 — Space…

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Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.) and Space Foundation CEO Thomas Zelibor Joins Defense Innovation Board Space Advisory Committee

Zelibor to Share Unique Insights and Recommendations with the DoD, Based on His Perspective as a Former Military Leader Now at the Forefront of Space Innovation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — September 8, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced that CEO and retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Thomas…

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