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Leaders to Sign First-Ever Space Industry Pledge on Diversity at 37th Space Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 31, 2022 — Next week, at the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium, twenty-one space companies will come together as the charter signatories of a first-of-its-kind industry pledge to advance diversity across our collective workforce in the years ahead. The “Space Workforce 2030” pledge commits these companies to annual reporting of data…

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Space Systems Command Media Roundtable

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Space Systems Command (SSC) will host a media roundtable with virtual option on Wednesday, Apr. 6 at 12:45 p.m. (MDT) in the Media Briefing Room B, Astor Room on the 2nd Floor of Broadmoor Hall during the 37th Space Symposium. The roundtable will feature the following speakers, Gen.…

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NSTXL To Host Air Force Research Lab’s Col. Felt and Space Systems Command’s Col. Roth at 37th Space Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 29, 2022 — National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) will host Col. Eric J. Felt, Commander of the Phillips Research Site and director of the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and Col. Joseph J. Roth, Director of Innovation and Prototyping for Space…

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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 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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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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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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Space Foundation Names Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, SpaceX Recipients of 2022 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 1, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it has selected Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and SpaceX as the recipients of this year’s Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award. Each year, Space Foundation presents the award in memory of…

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NASA and University of Arizona OSIRIS-REx Team Selected to Receive 2022 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

NASA and University of Arizona OSIRIS-REx Team Selected to Receive 2022 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 19, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it has selected NASA and the University of Arizona OSIRIS-REx…

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