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Space Foundation Names Emisshield Inc. and Fisher Space Pen Company to 2021 Space Technology Hall of Fame

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | May 3, 2021
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Space Community To Celebrate Space Innovation Inductees During 36th Space Symposium Emisshield Inc. produces heat-protective coatings for commercial applications Fisher Space Pens created originally for use in spaceflight, now sold worldwide COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — May 3, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced…

Space Foundation CEO Statement on the Passing of Michael Collins

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | April 28, 2021
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 28, 2021 — Tom Zelibor, CEO of Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, issued the following statement today on the passing of Maj. Gen. Michael Collins, USAF, Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 11 mission and pilot of the Gemini 10 mission. “Michael…

Space Foundation Announces Details for 36th Space Symposium

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | April 28, 2021
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Global Space Community Convenes In Person and Virtually Aug. 23-26, 2021 For the first time, Space Symposium will offer a hybrid program COVID-19 protocols and adjustments allow for assembly of the global space ecosystem Virtual access lets external audiences engage Symposium programming COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 28, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate…

Space4U Podcast: Tom Smokov & Craig Fairclough, Water Pure Technologies

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | April 23, 2021
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In this episode: We meet Tom Smokov, Cofounder and CEO, and Craig Fairclough, President, of Water Pure Technologies. Over the past 25 years, Smokov’s entrepreneurial vision has driven innovations in the way water is treated and filtered. He’s worked with federal, state, and international water quality codes, and his research has been focused on the development…

Space Foundation CEO Statement on the Successful First Flight of the NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | April 19, 2021
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 19, 2021 — Tom Zelibor, CEO of Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, issued the following statement today on the successful first flight of the NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter. “Today’s flight of the NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is a true milestone in aviation and aeronautics history. The…

Space4U Podcast: Tracy Fanara – NOAA Scientist/Program Manager & ‘Inspector Planet’

By Andrew de Naray | April 16, 2021
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In this episode: We meet environmental engineer Dr. Tracy Fanara, a research scientist and program manager at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) where she works with other scientists and engineers from around the world to understand and forecast Earth systems. Before joining NOAA, Tracy managed the Environmental Health research program at Mote Marine…

US Space Employment, Investments Resist Pandemic in 2020, Continue to Climb in 2021

By Lesley Conn | April 14, 2021
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Job Growth, Strong Markets and 2020 Launch Vehicles Examined in ‘The Space Report 2021 Q1’ Released Today  Key U.S. space sectors add nearly 5,000 workers in 2020 U.S. private space employment reaches nine-year high Q1 mergers, acquisitions and investments total more than $15B COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 14, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit…

Space Foundation Adds 27 New International Teacher Liaisons

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | April 12, 2021
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2021 Teacher Liaisons Are the Most Diverse Group of Educators Inducted to Date Thirteen teachers from nine nations outside the U.S. Program promotes space education in schools around the globe Educators participate in a virtual workshop during 36th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 12, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983…

Symposium 365 Digital Platform To Feature Space Technology Innovation Panel and Conversation With USAF Brigadier General

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | April 8, 2021
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  Space Technology: From Space to Earth and Back, April 14 Yuri’s Night interactive virtual celebration, April 17 Brigadier General Heather L. Pringle, USAF, April 22 Panel – The Space Beat: Today’s Space Reporters Speak, May 19 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 8, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today…

Space4U Podcast: Chris Carberry – Cofounder/CEO of Explore Mars, Inc.

By Andrew de Naray | March 26, 2021
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In this episode: We meet Chris Carberry, Cofounder/CEO of Explore Mars, Inc., and president of the Space Drinks Association. Prior to his tenure with Explore Mars, Chris served as executive director of The Mars Society. He is also the author of the book Alcohol in Space: Past, Present, and Future and he has penned more than a hundred articles…