Space Foundation News

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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36th Space Symposium Rescheduled for August 2021

Space Foundation Previews “Space Symposium 365” – New Initiative for Digital Content and Collaboration COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — August 19, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced that the 36th Space Symposium, set for October 31–November 2, 2020 has been rescheduled for August 22–26, 2021 at The Broadmoor…

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Recap: Mars Perseverance Mission Detailed by NASA Leadership in Space Foundation Webinar

Seventh grader Alex Mather, who won the contest to name NASA’s new Mars rover on March 5, could not have had any idea how truly appropriate his submission of the name Perseverance would come to be. Yet, true to that name, and despite COVID-19-related setbacks to NASA and affiliated teams, the scheduled launch of the…

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Space Foundation Presents: Live Webinar on Mars Perseverance Mission with NASA Leaders, July 20.

Features NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine;  NASA Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen; NASA JPL Director, Dr. Mike Watkins; and JPL Project Manager, MiMi Aung Updates on the Mars Perseverance mission, currently scheduled to launch July 30 Speakers will be available for a question and answer session via hashtag #askSF COLORADO SPRINGS,…

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Space Foundation Names Highmount Co., Ltd. Space Certification™ Program Partner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 7, 2020) — Through its Space Certification™ program, the 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 the space program, greater public knowledge, acceptance,…

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Apply Now to Become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison

Deadline to apply is Sept. 30 Connect with other educators who use space themes in the classroom COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2020) — Do you have what it takes to be a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison? Started in 2004, this prestigious, internationally recognized program provides select educators from around the world with new skills,…

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Space Foundation Partners with Lt. Governor Primavera to Offer Free Webisode Instruction for Colorado Educators

DENVER, Colo. (June. 30, 2020) – Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera is partnering with the Space Foundation to provide 10 free instructional webisodes to Colorado educators this summer. The innovative curriculum developed by the Space Foundation education team utilizes Immersive Education, which puts students in real-world scenarios where they can see the connection to real-world jobs.…

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How Satellites are Fighting Coronavirus … from Space

coronavirus, satellite tracking, geospatial data

Images of the coronavirus commonly seen on the web have been magnified as many as 40,000 times. In fact, coronavirus microbes are so tiny, it would take 1,000 of them to span the width of an eyelash. So, it may seem paradoxical that beyond closely analyzing the coronavirus in labs, we are also observing its…

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Space Foundation Statement on the Passing of Gen. Thomas S. Moorman Jr., U.S. Air Force (retired)

All of us at the Space Foundation are greatly saddened by the news of Gen. Moorman’s passing. His lifetime of service to the nation was exceptional, visionary, and reached everyone in the space community. His military career was testament to being more than forward leaning — but rather being proactive in building foundations in the…

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Space Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Dr. Rochelle Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Professional Development Sessions

Applications are now open for the Space Foundation’s 3rd annual Dr. Rochelle Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Teacher Professional Development, being presented virtually this year. Don’t miss this immersive, collaborative, out-of-this-world educational adventure, being offered twice during the month of July. Throughout each week, you’ll gain crucial tools and resources that you can take back…

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