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Space Foundation Announces CEO Extension and 2023 Retirement

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — May 12, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Tom Zelibor has signed a contract extension to continue his leadership of the organization and will retire in the late Spring of 2023 following the conclusion of the 38th Annual Space Symposium.…

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Space Foundation Partners with Raytheon Intelligence & Space to Expand STEM Programs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 21, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced a new partnership with Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, to embolden the next generation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) leaders in Colorado. Utilizing a $50,000 grant…

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Space Foundation Announces New Members to its Board of Directors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 20, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced the addition of five new members to its board of directors. The new board members include: John Hyten, USAF (Ret.), former Vice Chairman, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Jeff Ashby, former…

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Space Foundation and International Space University Announce Partnership

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 7, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced its partnership with the International Space University (ISU), a private non-profit institution, formally recognized as an institute of higher education in France by the French Ministry of Education. The partnership was revealed at a Memorandum of…

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Space Foundation and MILO Space Science Institute Announce Program to Increase Participation in Space Exploration and Commerce

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 6, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced a new partnership between its Space Commerce Institute and the MILO Space Science Institute led by Arizona State University to offer Space Studio Accelerator a 12-week program designed to increase participation in space exploration and commerce.…

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High Honors Awarded at 37th Space Symposium Opening Ceremonies

Awardees Recognized for Excellence in Education, Space Achievement, Public Outreach, Space Exploration, Lifetime Space Achievement and Art Achievement Award COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 4, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced that honorees have accepted awards at 37th Space Symposium opening ceremonies for their distinguished achievements in the…

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Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2022 Q1 with New Findings on U.S. Workforce, Insurance Costs and Launch Vehicle Debuts

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 4, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today released The Space Report 2022 Q1, which examines key U.S. space employment data and workforce issues, the field of new launch vehicles expected to debut this year, and other industry economic indicators…

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37th Space Symposium Final Countdown with One Week to Go

Welcomes More Than 15 Heads of Space Agencies to Gathering of the Global Space Ecosystem COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 28, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced details leading up to the 37th Space Symposium. The premier assembly for the global space ecosystem will be held April 4-7,…

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Space Foundation Announces Recipients of Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 23, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Captain Megan Maikell and First Lieutenant Shanna Chen have been selected as the co-recipients of the Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship. This award provides the…

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Space Foundation Announces New International Teacher Liaisons for 2022

Cadre of 26 includes 9 new international teachers from nine nations outside the U.S. Program globally promotes space-related STEM education in schools Selectees will take part in the 37th Space Symposium in April COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 9, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem,…

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