Space Foundation Press Releases

Space Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame 2025 Induction Class

Recognition celebrates space technologies that bring positive impacts to life on Earth Nominations open through Aug. 30, 2024 Inductees to be honored at Space Symposium, April 7-10, 2025 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 4, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering education, collaboration and information for the global space ecosystem, today announced…

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ULA Delta IV Heavy Launches into History with Spectacular Final Mission

On April 9, 2024 at 12:53 p.m. EDT, the final United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket launched a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office, NROL-70, marking the end of an era for this remarkable rocket. As one of the most powerful launch vehicles ever built, its propulsion and avionics systems built by…

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SwRI demonstrating robotics for in-space manufacturing at Space Symposium

Institute builds new Space Robotics Center for in-space servicing, assembly, manufacturing R&D SAN ANTONIO, Texas — April 9, 2024 — Southwest Research Institute has invested in new space robotics capabilities to help the space industry pave the way for in-space servicing, assembly and manufacturing (ISAM) capabilities. SwRI’s Intelligent Systems Division will demonstrate new ISAM-focused research…

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Space Interactions Inks Deal with Epoch Concepts for On-Premises Cloud Service

LITTLETON, Colo. — April 10, 2024 — Epoch Concepts, LLC, today announced a strategic contract with Space Interactions to deliver on-prem cloud solutions to government and commercial customers. The solution provides clients with critical Space Domain Awareness (SDA) capabilities. To learn more visit www.epochconcepts.com and https://interactions.space. Epoch Concepts and Space Interactions signed the agreement at…

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Coherent Loans James Webb Space Telescope Demonstration Mirror to Space Foundation Discovery Center

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 9, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering education, collaboration and information for the global space ecosystem, today announced an agreement with Coherent (NYSE: COHR) for the company to provide on loan a demonstration mirror developed for the James Webb Space Telescope (Webb). The mirror will be…

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MMA’s Next-Generation dragNET™ De-orbit and Solar Sail System is ready for launch at the 39th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs

Louisville, CO – April 04, 2024 —With thousands of metric tons of debris buzzing around us in low Earth orbit, and an ever-increasing rate of launch in a booming space industry, MMA understands the urgent need for space sustainability. Already an early leader in this critical area, MMA has invested significant internal R+D capital in…

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Firefly Aerospace Announces Agreement with Klepsydra Technologies to Demonstrate Edge Computing in Space

Firefly’s Elytra vehicle will serve as on-orbit edge computing platform for Klepsydra AI and other hosted software payloads Cedar Park, Texas  — April 9, 2024  — Firefly Aerospace, Inc., an end-to-end space transportation company, today announced a new agreement to host the Klepsydra Artificial Intelligence (AI) application on Firefly’s Elytra vehicle that will launch aboard…

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Space Symposium Opening Ceremonies Commence With Prestigious Honors

Recipients Acknowledged for Achievements in Lifetime Space Accomplishments, Space Exploration, Space Accomplishment, Space Education and Public Outreach COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 8, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering education, collaboration and information for the global space ecosystem, bestowed its highest accolades for outstanding contributions and achievements at today’s Space Symposium opening…

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Space Foundation Receives James Webb Space Telescope Full-Scale Model From Northrop Grumman

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 8, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering education, collaboration and innovation for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Northrop Grumman has gifted a full-sized scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) to be permanently displayed at Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.…

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ATLAS Space Operations Proves Operational Hybrid Space Architecture Capability  

Traverse City, Michigan — April 04, 2024 — ATLAS Space Operations recently completed the successful operational integration of a Department of Defense (DoD) antenna through ATLAS’ Freedom Software Platform – demonstrating true hybrid network capability. Hybrid Space Architecture (HSA) has long been a sought-after capability. This technology allows the linking of the Department of Defense,…

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