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Volunteer Spotlight: Jordan Richardson

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Jordan is a graduating senior at Air Academy High School, class of 2020 strong! She’s an officer in the National Honor Society, member of the Rocky Mountain Robotics FIRST Team 662, and co-president of the Astronomy & Physics Club. Jordan is the recipient of the Congressional Award – Silver Certificate from the U. S. Congress. Jordan volunteers…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Tests Advanced Large Solid Rocket Motor

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 12, 2020 – Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed a successful static-fire test of an advanced large solid rocket motor, called the Missile Components Advanced Technologies Demonstration Motor (MCAT Demo), under contract to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). “Aerojet Rocketdyne has produced large solid rocket motors for critical defense programs for more than…

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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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REGISTER NOW: Space Foundation Free Live Space Force Webinar May 6

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 4, 2020) — In partnership with the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force and the U.S. Space Force, Space Foundation is hosting a webinar, “America’s Space Force: Building the Future Today,” featuring Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett and Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay”…

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Shelli Brunswick Selected for Space4Women Mentor Network

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 29, 2020) — Space Foundation Chief Operating Officer Shelli Brunswick has been selected as one of 25 women from around the world to be part of the Space4Women Mentor Network, a program of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs that promotes gender equality and gender empowerment in the space sector. …

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Space4U Podcast: Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj – Science in the Wild Founder

In this episode: We meet Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj, a glaciologist, geologist, climatologist, and planetologist. After earning her PhD, she went on to complete postdoctoral research at the National Snow and Ice Data Center and launched an adventure and citizen science company called Science in the Wild, which offers participants the chance to go on expeditions and collect scientific…

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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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Space Foundation Announces New Auxilia Webinar Series to Support Teachers, Parents, and Students

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 1, 2020) — The Space Foundation’s team of educators has created a new webinar series now available free online to help teachers and parents keep students engaged in learning while at home. The webinars cover such information as how to use Zoom, write grants, create a scale Play-Doh solar system, map with…

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2019 Space Employment Hit 8-Year High, Launch Activity Reached Decade Growth of 39%, Research from The Space Report Q1 Analysis Shows

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 31, 2020) — Across multiple fronts, the space industry heading into 2020 was the strongest in years, with gains in space industry jobs, new nations entering space, and record-level research and investor activity through International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory programs. Those are among the new findings in The Space Report…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending March 6, 2020

This week in Washington, D.C., U.S. Space Force officials testified in both the House and Senate, answering lawmakers’ questions about the future of the sixth military branch. While Secretary Barbara Barrett (Secretary of the Air Force), General John “Jay” Raymond (Commander–U.S. Space Force), and other key Air Force officials answered members’ questions on the FY2021…

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