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How Space Technology Improves Your Life

At the Space Foundation, a key focus of What We Do is support and celebrate space technology, developed for use in space but adapted to serve many practical benefits here on Earth. While we would like to think this is common knowledge, we’re not quite there.

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Nominate Now for Space Technology Hall of Fame Induction

At the 33rd Space Symposium, the Space Foundation celebrated the 30th year of its Space Technology Hall of Fame®, a program that increases public awareness of the benefits of space exploration. The Space Technology Hall of Fame encourages innovation by recognizing individuals, organizations and companies that effectively adapt and market technologies originally developed for space…

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Celebrating 30 Years of Innovation at the 2017 Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner

The Spirit of Exploration was the theme of this year’s Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner, celebrating 30 years of the program. Featured speaker for the evening was humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson, skillfully portraying Thomas Jefferson, visionary, statesman and student of the Enlightenment. He spoke in a fireside talk style, while interviewed by leading political…

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30th Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner will Feature Clay Jenkinson and P.J. O'Rourke

by Kevin Cook, Space Foundation Vice President – Marketing & Communications Three events at the Space Foundation’s 33rd Space Symposium will honor the 2017 inductees into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. This year marks ’30 Years of Excellence’ for this venerable program, and the 2017 inductees are: Radiant Catalytic Ionization (RCI), enhanced technology creating…

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Air Purification and Plant Growth Innovations are Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

The Space Foundation’s 33rd Space Symposium will culminate on April 6 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth, as well as celebrating 30 years of the Space Technology Hall of Fame program. The 2017 inductees are: Radiant Catalytic…

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Space Technology Hall of Fame – Looking Back 30 Years

In 2017, the Space Foundation will celebrate 30 years of its Space Technology Hall of Fame®, and since 1988, 75 technologies have been inducted. Why is this of interest? Because every day, our lives are made easier, safer, healthier and better thanks to technology that was developed for use in space, then adapted for specific…

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Willie Nelson and Frank Sinatra on the Wonders of Space Technology

What do Frank Sinatra and Willie Nelson have in common? Their appreciation for space technology. In the early 1980s, the Space Foundation created a series of public service announcements (PSAs) to inform people about the many tangible benefits of NASA’s space program. The television spots showed how the benefits reach all facets of everyday life, from…

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Space Foundation is Now Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame® 2017 Induction

The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2017. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. The Space Technology Hall of Fame recognizes the life-changing technologies emerging from global space programs;…

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How Taylor Devices Seismic Dampers Save Lives

As a 2015 inductee into the Space Technology Hall of Fame®, Taylor Devices, Inc., has been recognized worldwide for space program innovations that now improve life on Earth — innovations that not only improve life, but in fact save lives. In the 1960’s, Taylor Devices was awarded a NASA contract to develop a system to…

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Submit Nominations Now for 2016 Space Technology Hall of Fame

The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2016. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. Inductees have included energy-saving technologies, health improvement technologies, satellite and telecommunication technologies and practical commercial…

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