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The Space Foundation's mission is to be the preeminent resource for space education, a trusted source of space information, and a provider of exceptional forums for the exchange of ideas. One of our main methods for accomplishing our mission is to ensure that the media and the general public have access to up-to-date, accurate, credible and compelling information about space and the Space Foundation.

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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. READ MORE »
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Space Foundation locations will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. READ MORE »
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Introducing young people to exciting career opportunities in STEM fields helps ignite their interest in studying those subjects in school.  The Space Foundation, based in Colorado, uses space themes as a way to interest students in learning more about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). It also provides professional development programs for teachers to help them introduce hands-on STEM activities into their classrooms. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 15, 2018) The Space Foundation Discovery Center is bringing back its summer Explore Space Experience for children ages seven through 12. Explore Space Experience is designed and led by certified master teachers to offer a variety of hands-on, immersive activities and experiences based on space and science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). READ MORE »
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As soon as the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium wraps up each spring, our in-house marketing team begins work on design to promote the next year's Symposium. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2018) -- The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2019. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. READ MORE »
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U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) toured the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this week with his family and met with Space Foundation leadership. He is pictured during his visit with Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Tom Zelibor. READ MORE »
Photo from 34th Space Symposium exhibits
See photos from the 34th Space Symposium on the Space Foundation Flickr page, including photos of panels and speakers. Our thanks to photographers Tom Kimmell, Brad Armstrong and Chuck Bigger for their fantastic work capturing the highlights of the Space Symposium. READ MORE »
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The Petit Family Foundation and the Space Foundation share a common interest in fostering the education of young people. Based in Plainville, Connecticut, the Petit Family Foundation also works to improve the lives of those affected by chronic illnesses and to support efforts to protect and help those affected by violence, in honor of the memories of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit and Michaela Rose Petit. READ MORE »
SATTO
The Space Foundation was pleased to host the annual meeting of the Space Agency Technology Transfer Officers (SATTO) in April. As an off-agenda addition to the 34th Space Symposium, the meeting included a lengthy discussion of how the Space Foundation’s leading Space Awareness Programs can assist space agencies with their technology transfer efforts. READ MORE »