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Space Foundation Honors US Space Force With 2021 Space Achievement Award

In Its Second Year, the US Space Force Has Successfully Established the World’s First Independent Space Force COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 23, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced the U.S. Space Force (USSF) as the recipient of the 2021 Space Achievement Award.…

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Space Foundation Selects NASA JPL Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flight Team To Receive 2021 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert Jr. Award for Space Exploration

Team Changed History and Perceptions About the Possibilities and Tools Available To Explore Other Planets COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 9, 2021 —  Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, is proud to announce the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Mars Ingenuity Flight Team as the recipient of…

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Space Foundation Selects Aerospace Pioneer Patti Grace Smith To Receive the 2021 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recipient Overcame Racial Barriers To Develop Model for Private Human Spaceflight and Space Regulation Used by Nations Around the World Today COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 2, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Patti Grace Smith has been selected as the recipient…

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Space Foundation Announces Details for 36th Space Symposium

Global Space Community Convenes In Person and Virtually Aug. 23-26, 2021 For the first time, Space Symposium will offer a hybrid program COVID-19 protocols and adjustments allow for assembly of the global space ecosystem Virtual access lets external audiences engage Symposium programming COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 28, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate…

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Symposium 365 Digital Platform To Feature Space Technology Innovation Panel and Conversation With USAF Brigadier General

  Space Technology: From Space to Earth and Back, April 14 Yuri’s Night interactive virtual celebration, April 17 Brigadier General Heather L. Pringle, USAF, April 22 Panel – The Space Beat: Today’s Space Reporters Speak, May 19 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 8, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today…

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Space Foundation Presents 2020 Space Achievement Awards to the International Space Station Partners

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 16, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40 years, presented its 2020 Space Achievement Awards in a virtual ceremony to the five space agencies that have led the International Space Station (ISS) program since its inception: Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for Canada European Space Agency…

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Space Symposium 365: November Schedule of Upcoming Virtual Events Released

Next Round of Exclusive Programming Announced, Featuring More Interviews, Discussions, and Award Presentations with Space Leaders Schedule includes conversations with Commander, U.S. Space Command, Gen. James Dickinson, and 20th anniversary ISS “Expedition One” crew panel New platform offers programs similar to those of the annual Space Symposium Registration now open to space community members worldwide as…

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“Space Symposium 365” Schedule Released: New Online, All-Digital Platform Delivers Exclusive Content for the Space Community

Provides Year-Round Programming Featuring Space Leaders, Insight, and Connections Initiative offers programs similar to those of the annual Space Symposium October schedule includes presentations from Apollo 13 legend Gene Kranz, NASA, the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force, and National Reconnaissance Office Future programs will feature the ISS partners and Expedition One crew, leadership of…

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36th Space Symposium Rescheduled for August 2021

Space Foundation Previews “Space Symposium 365” – New Initiative for Digital Content and Collaboration COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — August 19, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced that the 36th Space Symposium, set for October 31–November 2, 2020 has been rescheduled for August 22–26, 2021 at The Broadmoor…

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Space Foundation Hosts Space Force Webinar with Exclusive Announcements About the United States’ Newest Military Branch

On May 6, the Space Foundation hosted a live webinar entitled “America’s Space Force: Building the Future Today,” featuring  the Secretary of the United States Air Force, the Honorable Barbara M. Barrett, and the United States Space Force’s first Chief of Space Operations and Commander of the United States Space Command General John W. “Jay” Raymond.…

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