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L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation STEM Programs at Six Prince George’s County Maryland Schools in January

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Thanks to funding by L3Harris Technologies, the Space Foundation will present its Space in the Community (SITC) program at six Prince George’s County Public Schools (Maryland) Jan. 29 – 31. SITC is an immersive program for students, parents, teachers, and community members to reinforce the importance of science,…

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Winners of the Space Foundation’s 10th Annual International Student Art Contest Announced

25 winners selected from 58 countries 5,598 entries submitted Space Achievement Award winner is Chev Cedric from the Phillippines COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan 21, 2020) — The Space Foundation has announced the winners of its 10th Annual Space Foundation International Student Art Contest, co-sponsored by Earth Observing System. The 25 winners represent four U.S. states and 10…

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Space Foundation Announces Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame Inductees for 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 15, 2020) — The Space Foundation has announced this year’s inductees into the Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame, to be honored at a reception at the Governor’s Residence at Boettcher Mansion on Feb. 26. The Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame was created by the Space Foundation in 2016 to…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Launches “Holiday Space Bash” Dec. 21, Benefitting Wounded Warrior Project

Free admission for military families with proper I.D. All others: $5 donation or two nonperishable food items for Wounded Warrior Project NORAD Tracks Santa will be on site, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2019) – Offering a family-friendly alternative to more traditional holiday events, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is…

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Space Foundation Signs MoU with O2K Limited to Explore UAE, MENA Opportunities

NewSpace Economy European Expo Forum, Fiera di Roma, Rome, 12 December 2019 — The Space Foundation and O2K Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the NewSpace ExpoForum in Rome, Italy, to jointly promote Space-focused STEM outreach and related B2B opportunities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE); Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. O2K Limited…

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Lower Launch Costs, New Partnerships Spur Spaceport Development around the World, The Space Report Q4 Analysis Determines

40 spaceport sites are now active and nearly two dozen are in development or proposed COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2019) — At the dawn of the Space Age, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik and the United States raced to catch up, the ensuing years became a financial slugfest between two behemoth countries. According…

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Space Foundation International Teacher Liaison Program Adds 39 Educators for 2020

Includes six new international teachers from India, Mexico, and Puerto Rico Elite educator program promotes space-related STEM education Teachers will participate in the 36th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Dec. 3, 2019) — The Space Foundation has selected 39 outstanding educators to join its Teacher Liaison program in 2020, including six international applicants from India, Mexico,…

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L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation STEM Programs at Six Colorado Springs Schools

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Thanks to funding by L3Harris Technologies, the Space Foundation will present its Space in the Community (SITC) program at six Colorado Springs schools in December. SITC is an immersive program for students, parents, teachers, and community members to reinforce the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)…

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Nominations Open for the New Generation National Security Scholarship Recognizing Former Space Foundation Board Chairman, Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Upon completion of his term in 2017, the Space Foundation established a special scholarship recognizing former Board Chairman Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr.’s, commitment and support of New Generation leaders and Space Foundation programs. The scholarship, named the Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship, is…

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Space Foundation Names Narbis Space Certification™ Program Partner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2019) — Much of the technology we use daily was originally developed for space exploration and later adapted to benefit our lives on Earth. The Space Foundation’s Space Certification Program awards a “seal of approval” to companies whose products and services can demonstrate a viable link to the space program,…

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