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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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Space Foundation Announces Rescheduled Dates for 36th Space Symposium, to be Held at The Broadmoor Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2020) — The Space Foundation issued a statement today announcing the 36th Space Symposium has been rescheduled for Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, 2020.  Hosted at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, the annual assembly of the world’s space community will gather leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs from the civil, commercial, military, research,…

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Lockheed Martin to Receive First Space Foundation Athena Education Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 12, 2020) – This year, the Space Foundation is introducing a new annual recognition, the Athena Education Award, created to celebrate and honor the spirit, leadership, and work of a recognized partner of the Space Foundation’s worldwide education mission. As the Greek goddess of knowledge and wisdom, Athena sought to share…

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Public Invited to Reserve Tickets Now for Women’s Global Gathering Luncheon

Luncheon will feature Sensoria I HI-SEAS Mars Simulation mission crew panel To be held April 2, during 36th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Reserve tickets in advance COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 5, 2020) – The public is invited to register now to attend the Space Foundation’s fourth annual Women’s Global Gathering Luncheon at The Broadmoor…

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Space Foundation Statement on COVID-19/Coronavirus and the 36th Space Symposium

The Space Foundation team has been closely monitoring the unfolding situation with COVID-19/Coronavirus and is following all of the available public health guidance to assure a safe and successful 36th Space Symposium. Plans are continuing to move forward with this year’s Space Symposium program, March 30 – April 2, 2020 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs,…

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Audio Conference Bridge Technology, Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System, and Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier are 2020 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2020) — The Space Foundation’s 36th Space Symposium will celebrate the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of three innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. The 2020 inductees are: Audio Conference Bridge Technology Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier The induction…

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NASA JPL InSight-Mars Cube One Teams to Receive 2020 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2020) – The Space Foundation announced today it will present the 2020 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration to the teams that jointly worked on the first mission to directly study the deep interior of Mars. On April 2, during the closing dinner of the 36th Space…

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Space Foundation Recognizes China and the International Space Station in Announcing the Two 2020 Space Achievement Award Recipients

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 10, 2020) – The Space Foundation will honor two outstanding achievements in space with this year’s Space Achievement Award. The award is presented each spring during the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium, held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Chang’e 4 The China National Space Administration is being recognized for achieving…

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Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum to Receive Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 6, 2020) – As the world celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in the summer of 2019, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum (NASM) revolutionized the way the public could remember, honor, and share that life-changing moment. Partnered with 59 Productions, the NASM team brought…

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Space Foundation Board Selects Gene Kranz to Receive the 2020 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 29, 2020) – Gene Kranz headed NASA’s Mission Control during some of the most dangerous and most-watched missions of the Apollo era, including the Apollo 11 lunar landing and the oxygen tank explosion of Apollo 13. On March 30, Kranz will be honored during the Opening Ceremony of the 36th Space…

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