Space Foundation News

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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Take Advantage Now of Space Foundation’s Free On-Demand STEM Webinar Series Funded by Lockheed Martin

The Space Foundation, with the support of Lockheed Martin, is offering a 15 series on-demand webinar event of space-inspired STEM activities and career pathway discussions geared toward middle and high school students that also benefits parents and teachers. The goal is to support the development of students to become lifelong STEM learners, to grow a…

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Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor: “Why the space community is positioned to lead the economic recovery following the pandemic & help transition careers, operations and our livelihoods in a positive and proactive way”

This article was originally published on As a part of my series about the things we can do to remain hopeful and support each other during anxious times, I had the pleasure of interviewing Tom Zelibor. Tom is the CEO for Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Zelibor…

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Space Foundation Launches the Center for Innovation and Education

Workforce Opportunity in the $415 Billion Space Economy Accessible to All People  A workforce development roadmap Successful pilot entrepreneurship programs for students and adults Call for corporate members, partners, sponsors, grantors and donors COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — May 27, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today launched its Center…

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Space Symposium Campaign Wins Award of Excellence

The biggest creative push during any given year at the Space Foundation is the creation and implementation of the advertising and event campaign for the annual Space Symposium, the largest event of its kind worldwide, which congregates as many as 15,000 people in Colorado each year to discuss and network around all things space. It’s…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Torley

These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Jim Torley. Jim started volunteering with us in 2017 and has…

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Space Foundation Hosts Space Force Webinar with Exclusive Announcements About the United States’ Newest Military Branch

On May 6, the Space Foundation hosted a live webinar entitled “America’s Space Force: Building the Future Today,” featuring  the Secretary of the United States Air Force, the Honorable Barbara M. Barrett, and the United States Space Force’s first Chief of Space Operations and Commander of the United States Space Command General John W. “Jay” Raymond.…

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Space Foundation Junior Space Entrepreneur Program Wins Honorable Mention in Fast Company 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards

New York, April 28, 2020 — The winners of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to flattening the curve when it comes to the climate crisis, social injustice, or economic inequality. The Junior Space Entrepreneur Program (JSEP),…

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