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Space Foundation to Celebrate World Space Week 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 27, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced programming for its celebration of World Space Week 2022, Oct. 4-10. This year, the theme for the annual event is “Space and Sustainability” to celebrate sustainability in and from space. In…

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Space Foundation Announces Interview with NASA’s Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen

Dr. Zurbuchen

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 26, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced an exclusive interview with Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA’s Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate. The event, to be held live on Instagram, will present a discussion on the DART (Double Asteroid…

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Space Foundation and Singapore Space & Technology Limited Sign Partnership Agreement

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 21, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization, founded in 1983, for the global space ecosystem, and Singapore Space & Technology Limited (SSTL) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that emphasizes fostering stronger partnerships in the areas of space science research, educational programs, innovation, and space related activities. The…

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Space Foundation Opens Nomination Period For 2023 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Space Foundation’s highest award to be presented at Space Symposium  Nomination period is Sept. 19-Nov. 30, 2022  Award recognizes 20 years of more of contributions that benefit humanity  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 19, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it is…

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Space Foundation Launching Moon Colony Kit Project for Classrooms

Students and educators grades 4-8 can participate Kit highlights 50 different STEAM careers Website offers Spanish translation  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 15, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced a free, interactive classroom experience, the Moon Colony Kit. The kit was developed in…

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Space Foundation Announces Executive Search for New CEO

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 13, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced the executive search for its next chief executive officer. Earlier this year, current Chief Executive Officer Tom Zelibor signed a contract extension to continue his leadership of the organization. Since becoming…

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Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2022 Q2 Showing Growth of Global Space Economy

The Space Report 2022Q2 Cover

Global space economy hit $469B in 2021 Commercial space sector saw 6.4% revenue growth since 2020 1,022 spacecraft placed in orbit during the first six months of 2022 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — July 27, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today released The Space Report 2022…

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Space Foundation Accepting Applications for International Teacher Liaison Program

Teacher Liaisons at 37th Space Symposium

Application deadline is Sept. 30, 2022 Program has over 320 teachers from 18 different countries Selectees will take part in the 38th Space Symposium in April 2023 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — July 25, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it is accepting…

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Statement by CEO on Newly Released James Webb Space Telescope Images

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — July 12, 2022 — Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor issued the following statement upon reviewing the released images of the James Webb Space Telescope: “What the global James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) team revealed to us with the release of these first images has opened an entirely new chapter of knowledge…

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Space Foundation Announces Interview with NASA’s Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen

Dr. Zurbuchen

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — July 6, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced an exclusive interview with Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA’s Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate. The event, to be held on Instagram, will present a discussion about the upcoming release of…

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