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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 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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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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AFM Heatsheets® Honored as Recipient of FabricLink Network’s Top 10 Innovation Award

Chicago-based AFM Heatsheets®, the leading manufacturer of reflective insulation fabrics to keep individuals comfortable in virtually any weather, was recently announced as a recipient of FabricLink Network’s annual Top 10 Innovation Awards for its leading-edge Ultraflect™ insulation fabric. This year’s Top 10 winners include innovative manufacturing and production technologies, novel insulation solutions, and advancements in…

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TEA, Inc. Is Newest Partner in Space Foundation Space Certification Program

The Space Foundation has announced its newest Certified Space Technology™ Partner — TEA, Inc. (dba RemQuest) of  Baton Rouge, La. TEA, Inc., which is an acronym for Toxicological & Environmental Associates, is a professional environmental consulting firm specializing in the design and implementation of green and sustainable remediation and restoration systems; toxicological and risk-based services;…

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Three Events at Space Symposium Celebrated 2014 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

In 2014, a global satellite-based search-and-rescue system and an image-guided surgical robot were inducted into the Space Foundation’s Space Technology Hall of Fame® on May 22, during the 30th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. The 2014 inductees are: Cospas-Sarsat Global Satellite System, a global, satellite-based search-and-rescue system that is operated and managed…

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Aug. 22 is Deadline for Space Technology Hall of Fame Nominations for 2015

The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2015. The program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. The deadline is Aug. 22, 2014, and anyone can submit a nomination of a technology that…

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Last Chance to Submit Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame 2014 Induction

Aug. 31 is the deadline to submit a nomination for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2014. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. Nomination information, including a downloadable nomination form, is available here.  Anyone can submit…

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