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Space Foundation Names Highmount Co., Ltd. Space Certification™ Program Partner

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | July 7, 2020
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 7, 2020) – Through its Space Certification™ program, the Space Foundation builds awareness of the benefits that space exploration and its related technologies bring to life on Earth. By awarding its “seal of approval” to companies whose products and services demonstrate a viable link to the space program, greater public knowledge, acceptance,…

Space4U Podcast: Paul Lockhart – Former NASA Astronaut

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | July 2, 2020
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In this episode: We meet Paul Lockhart, U.S. Air Force Colonel (retired) and former NASA astronaut. Spanning his career, Lockhart has served numerous duty assignments worldwide, has logged 5,000-plus flying hours piloting more than 30 aircraft, and has also piloted two space shuttle missions to the International Space Station — STS-111 and STS-113 — both…

Apply Now to Become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | July 1, 2020
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Deadline to apply is Sept. 30 Connect with other educators who use space themes in the classroom COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2020) — Do you have what it takes to be a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison? Started in 2004, this prestigious, internationally recognized program provides select educators from around the world with new skills,…

Space Foundation Partners with Lt. Governor Primavera to Offer Free Webisode Instruction for Colorado Educators

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | June 30, 2020
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DENVER, Colo. (June. 30, 2020) – Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera is partnering with the Space Foundation to provide 10 free instructional webisodes to Colorado educators this summer. The innovative curriculum developed by the Space Foundation education team utilizes Immersive Education, which puts students in real-world scenarios where they can see the connection to real-world jobs.…

Space4U Podcast: Rachel Lyons – Space for Humanity

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | June 26, 2020
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In this episode: We meet Rachel Lyons, Executive Director of Space for Humanity, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of expanding access to space, training the leaders of tomorrow, and cultivating a movement towards a more harmonious world. Rachel is also a former public radio host, and the former Vice Chair of the Board…

Space Foundation Discovery Center Starts Phased Reopening June 30

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | June 25, 2020
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June. 25, 2020) – Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., a summer destination for guests of all ages, is set to reopen on Tuesday, June 30. The Discovery Center is following all local and state regulations to…

How Satellites are Fighting Coronavirus … from Space

By Andrew de Naray | June 25, 2020
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coronavirus, satellite tracking, geospatial data

Images of the coronavirus commonly seen on the web have been magnified as many as 40,000 times. In fact, coronavirus microbes are so tiny, it would take 1,000 of them to span the width of an eyelash. So, it may seem paradoxical that beyond closely analyzing the coronavirus in labs, we are also observing its…

Space Foundation Statement on the Passing of Gen. Thomas S. Moorman Jr., U.S. Air Force (retired)

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | June 19, 2020
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All of us at the Space Foundation are greatly saddened by the news of Gen. Moorman’s passing. His lifetime of service to the nation was exceptional, visionary, and reached everyone in the space community. His military career was testament to being more than forward leaning — but rather being proactive in building foundations in the…

Space4U Podcast: Peter Beck – Founder of Rocket Lab

By Andrew de Naray | June 19, 2020
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Peter Beck, Rocket Lab, Podcast

In this episode: We meet Peter Beck, the founder and chief executive of Rocket Lab, a space technology company and global leader in dedicated small satellite launches. Since founding the business in 2006, Peter has grown Rocket Lab to become a globally recognized industry leader in space, and a billion-dollar company employing hundreds of world-class…

Space Foundation Names Liberty BioSecurity Space Certification™ Program Partner

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | June 1, 2020
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 1, 2020) — The Space Foundation builds awareness of the benefits of space through its Space Certification™ program, which awards a “seal of approval” to companies whose products and services can demonstrate a viable link to the space program. Much of the technology we use daily was originally developed for space exploration and…