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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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Space Foundation Selects L3Harris as Recipient of 2022 Athena Education Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 7, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that L3Harris Technologies has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Athena Education Award. The award will be presented during the 37th Space Symposium, to be held April 4-7, 2022,…

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Space Foundation Announces Audience with an Astronaut, Free Virtual Educational Series

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 24, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced the virtual educational series Audience with an Astronaut will begin Monday, Feb. 28. The six-part series, co-sponsored by the United States Air Force Academy Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Outreach…

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Beowulf Computing Cluster, Bubble Detector Technology, CubeSat Design Standard Announced as 2022 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

Space Foundation to Honor Inductees at 37th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 22, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that three innovative technologies developed for space will be inducted as the 2022 class into the organization’s Space Technology Hall of Fame®.…

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Statement on the Passing of P.J. O’Rourke

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 16, 2022 — Dr. Kathryn Thornton, Chair of Space Foundation’s Board of Directors, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, issued the following statement on the passing of P.J. O’Rourke, a former member of the Board and Life Director:   “All of us at Space Foundation…

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Space Foundation Announces Upcoming Symposium 365 Virtual Programming

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 15, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced several upcoming virtual programs and speakers to be hosted on Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem, offering authoritative news and information and venues for networking and conducting business. For…

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State of Space 2022 Offers Critical Lessons for Business and Government

Thomas Zelibor, Space Foundation CEO, Explains the Importance of: Defining space as a critical infrastructure Prioritizing workforce and education initiatives Establishing norms of behavior COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 15, 2022 — In an annual State of Space 2022 commentary and video, Thomas Zelibor, CEO of Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983…

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International Astronautical Federation To Receive Space Foundation 2022 Space Achievement Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 8, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Space Achievement Award. Established in 1995, Space Foundation’s Space Achievement Award recognizes individuals or organizations that…

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