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Space Foundation Honors NASA Photographer Bill Ingalls With 2021 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

Awardee Has Documented the US Space Program for Over Three Decades as Senior Contract Photographer for NASA Headquarters COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 16, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced Bill Ingalls as the recipient of the 2021 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach…

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Space Foundation Selects NASA JPL Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flight Team To Receive 2021 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert Jr. Award for Space Exploration

Team Changed History and Perceptions About the Possibilities and Tools Available To Explore Other Planets COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 9, 2021 —  Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, is proud to announce the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Mars Ingenuity Flight Team as the recipient of…

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Space Foundation Announces Winners of the 11th Annual International Student Art Contest

2021 Theme: How Space Technology Helps Improve Life on Earth 25 winners selected out of submissions from 88 countries More than 4,500 entries submitted Space Achievement Award winner is Miriam from Mexico COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 7, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today…

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Space Foundation Selects Aerospace Pioneer Patti Grace Smith To Receive the 2021 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recipient Overcame Racial Barriers To Develop Model for Private Human Spaceflight and Space Regulation Used by Nations Around the World Today COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 2, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Patti Grace Smith has been selected as the recipient…

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Space Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame 2022 Induction Class

  Technologies developed for space recognized for commercial/personal use on Earth Nominations accepted via online form through Aug. 31, 2021 Inductions to be celebrated at 37th Space Symposium in April 2022 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — May 12, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the space ecosystem, today announced it…

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Space Foundation Names Emisshield Inc. and Fisher Space Pen Company to 2021 Space Technology Hall of Fame

Space Community To Celebrate Space Innovation Inductees During 36th Space Symposium Emisshield Inc. produces heat-protective coatings for commercial applications Fisher Space Pens created originally for use in spaceflight, now sold worldwide COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — May 3, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced…

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Space Foundation Announces Details for 36th Space Symposium

Global Space Community Convenes In Person and Virtually Aug. 23-26, 2021 For the first time, Space Symposium will offer a hybrid program COVID-19 protocols and adjustments allow for assembly of the global space ecosystem Virtual access lets external audiences engage Symposium programming COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 28, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate…

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US Space Employment, Investments Resist Pandemic in 2020, Continue to Climb in 2021

Job Growth, Strong Markets and 2020 Launch Vehicles Examined in ‘The Space Report 2021 Q1’ Released Today  Key U.S. space sectors add nearly 5,000 workers in 2020 U.S. private space employment reaches nine-year high Q1 mergers, acquisitions and investments total more than $15B COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 14, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit…

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Space Foundation Adds 27 New International Teacher Liaisons

2021 Teacher Liaisons Are the Most Diverse Group of Educators Inducted to Date Thirteen teachers from nine nations outside the U.S. Program promotes space education in schools around the globe Educators participate in a virtual workshop during 36th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 12, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983…

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Symposium 365 Digital Platform To Feature Space Technology Innovation Panel and Conversation With USAF Brigadier General

  Space Technology: From Space to Earth and Back, April 14 Yuri’s Night interactive virtual celebration, April 17 Brigadier General Heather L. Pringle, USAF, April 22 Panel – The Space Beat: Today’s Space Reporters Speak, May 19 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 8, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today…

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