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Space Foundation Opens Nomination Period For 2022 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recognizing Outstanding Individuals Who Have Distinguished Themselves Through Lifetime Contributions Space Foundation’s highest award, to be presented at 37th Space Symposium Nomination period is Oct. 12–Dec. 6, 2021 Nomination guidelines and contact information detailed herein COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 12, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Successful Space Launch System Rocket Engine Test Series

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STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Sept. 30, 2021 – Today’s RS-25 engine test at NASA’s Stennis Space Center completed the Retrofit-2 test series, which validated modernized, lower-cost components for new RS-25 engines to be used on the Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket. RS-25 development test engine No. 0528 completed a full duration firing of 500 seconds…

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Sierra Space and yuri Team-Up for Microgravity Research that Could Assist Medical Cures and Discovering Advanced Materials

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Agreement Showcases Emerging Low-Earth Orbit Economy Featuring Dream Chaser® Spaceplane and LIFETM Habitats LOUISVILLE, CO., and MECKENBEUREN, Germany – September 29, 2021 –Sierra Space and German start-up yuri announce a joint venture to explore bold and visionary commercial opportunities for microgravity research that could help create medical breakthroughs by using the benefits of zero gravity in space. Sierra Space is the…

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Shelli Brunswick Interview with Gabriella Goddard, Coaching Director at Brainsparker Leadership Academy

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In this episode, join Shelli Brunswick, COO of Space Foundation, as we meet Gabriella Goddard,  Coaching Director at Brainsparker Leadership Academy. Gabriella is an  international Executive Coach, Leadership Development expert and author, with over 18 years of experience developing leaders and managers to be catalysts of innovation, leaders of high performing teams and pioneers of…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending October 8, 2021

This week in Washington, the Senate voted to extend the debt ceiling, NASA reassigned Astronauts Nicole Mann and John Cassada from Boeing’s Starliner flight to the SpaceX Crew-5 mission, and the HPSCI approved the creation of a separate National Space Intelligence Center. Space Foundation Online Content Women in Space: The Dr. Sally Ride Quarter Story Space…

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Space4U Podcast: Dr. Kathryn Thornton, Former NASA Astronaut

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Kathryn Thornton, former NASA astronaut and current Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Thornton was selected by NASA in May 1984, became the third woman to walk in space, and the first woman…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Dr. Kathryn C. Thornton

Hello, this is Zakary Watson with Space Foundation, and you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the people who make today’s space exploration and global space ecosystem. Today we are joined by Dr. Kathryn Thornton, a former NASA astronaut and a current Professor Emeritus at the University of…

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Dr. Sally Ride — Physicist, Astronaut, Educator

Dr. Sally Ride was a pioneer in space exploration, a physicist and a science educator. She shattered barriers throughout her remarkable and multi-faceted life, opening doors for others — especially young women in the U.S. and around the world. Ride graduated from Stanford University with a double major in physics and English. At the time,…

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Space Foundation 12th Annual International Student Art Contest Now Open for Submissions

Contest Encourages Student Artists Worldwide to ‘Shoot for the Moon’ 2022 contest theme is “Living, Working and Playing on the Moon” Student artists ages 3-18 are invited to enter Entries due by Jan. 19, 2022, noon UTC COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 4, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for…

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Apply Now To Become a Space Foundation International Teacher Liaison

Application deadline: Oct. 30, 2021 Program has provided new skills/strategies to 300-plus global members since 2004 Educators connect with peers who use space-inspired education in the classroom COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 30, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it is accepting…

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