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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 Medium.com. 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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Volunteer Spotlight: Cate Hummell

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 Cate Hummell. Cate attends Air Academy High School and is finishing her…

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Space Companies Alter Course to Boost Ventilator Production in Fight Against COVID-19

A novel coronavirus infection can, sometimes within just a matter of hours, escalate drastically into the life-threatening respiratory disease COVID-19, rendering patients unable to breathe — a reality that’s making hospitals desperate for an increased supply of ventilators. Nightmarish stories from the front lines recount situations where doctors have had to make heartrending choices as…

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Space Foundation is Now Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame®

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 20, 2020) – The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2021. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. The Space Technology Hall of Fame recognizes the life-changing…

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In Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic, Space Companies Contribute to Testing and Diagnostic Efforts

It’s easy to imagine space companies as having their eyes firmly set skyward and their heads in the clouds (and beyond), but the coronavirus pandemic has motivated companies that are in the business of space to shift some of their focus to more terrestrial matters. Among the immediate concerns of the public since the pandemic…

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