Space Foundation Press Releases

Space Foundation Selects United States Air Force Academy as Recipient of 2024 Athena Education Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 14, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that U.S. Air Force Academy has been selected as the recipient of the 2024 Athena Education Award. The award will be presented during the annual Space Symposium, to be…

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Space Foundation Announces Systems Tool Kit and Hydroxyapatite Remineralizing Toothpaste as 2024 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 28, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that two leading-edge technologies developed for space will be inducted as the 2024 class of the Space Technology Hall of Fame®. The induction ceremony will occur during the annual…

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Space Foundation Announces International Teacher Liaisons for 2024

Flight 24 includes six international teachers from six nations outside the U.S.  Program globally promotes space-related STEM education in schools  Selectees will take part in the Space Symposium in April COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 20, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space…

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Space Foundation to Host Teacher Professional Development Workshops

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 15, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Center for Innovation and Education will host professional development workshops for teachers throughout June at Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. The teacher professional development…

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Space Foundation Names Euclid Mission Team of European Space Agency as 2024 Space Achievement Award Recipient

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 13, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that the Euclid Mission Team of the European Space Agency (ESA) has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Space Achievement Award. Established in 1995, Space…

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Boeing Awards Grant to Space Foundation Discovery Center for New Additive Manufacturing Space Lab

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 12, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Boeing has awarded Space Foundation Discovery Center a grant to fund a new Addictive Manufacturing Space Lab. Devoted to 3D design, printing, and other additive manufacturing and…

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Space Foundation Names Barbara Morgan Recipient of 2024 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 6, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it has selected Barbara Morgan, former astronaut and educator, as the recipient of this year’s Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award. Space Foundation presents the award in…

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Chandrayaan-3 Mission Team Selected to Receive 2024 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert Jr. Award for Space Exploration

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 31, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it has selected the Chandrayaan-3 Mission Team as the recipient of the 2024 John L. “Jack” Swigert Jr. Award for Space Exploration. The award will be…

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Space Foundation and Starburst Aerospace to Debut New Innovation Pitch Event at Space Foundation Space Symposium

(Written by Space Foundation and Starburst Editorial Team) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 25, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Commerce Institute is partnering with Starburst Aerospace to launch Space Symposium: Innovate. The initiative is designed…

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Space Commerce Institute Partners with Azercosmos to Launch Mentorship Program for Women in Azerbaijan

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 24, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Commerce Institute is partnering with Azercosmos, Space Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, to launch a three-month program, Space Mentorship for Women. The program will…

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