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In the Wake of a Shooting Star: “Space Cowgirl” Event Lassos Kids’ Interest in Space

By Andrew de Naray | November 4, 2019
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As a young girl growing up in communities around Nashville, Tenn., Lydia Touchton developed an early love for space and the cosmos. So much so, that she came to be affectionately known among her friends and family as the “Space Cowgirl.” As the years passed, Lydia found herself living her dream: pursuing a modeling career…

Commercial Space Revenue Climbs to All-Time High of $328.86 Billion, The Space Report Reveals in Q3 Analysis

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | October 31, 2019
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Global STEM Education and International Disparity in STEM Degrees Also Detailed in Latest Edition from the Space Foundation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 31, 2019) — Revenues from global commercial space activity in 2018 climbed to their highest level ever and now make up nearly 80% of the total global space industry, according to new findings…

Submit Artwork Now for Space Foundation International Student Art Contest

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | August 29, 2019
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Student artists, ages 3 to 18 years old, are invited to submit artwork now for the Space Foundation’s 10th Annual International Student Art Contest. Co-sponsored by Earth Observing System, the contest theme is “How Exploring Space Improves Life on Earth.” The annual contest receives thousands of entries each year from around the world. In 2019,…

The Humanity of Apollo 11 – Communion, Candy and Graffiti

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | July 16, 2019
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As Apollo 11 was returning to Earth after the first Moon landing, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins noted his gratitude for the NASA workforce that made their flight a success. He said: “All this is possible only through the blood, sweat, and tears of a number of people…This operation is somewhat like the periscope of a…

U.S. Government Investment in Space Increases by 10% in 2018

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | April 9, 2019
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New format will provide more timely snapshots of where the space community is going, its impacts and opportunities Designed to improve our understanding of the reach, impact and health of the space community First quarter revealed increased U.S. investment in space, increase in commercial workforce and record spacecraft deployments COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 11, 2019)…

For the Sixth Time, Space Foundation Named Among Best Nonprofit Organizations To Work For

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | March 29, 2019
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2019) — For the sixth time since 2011, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the Best Nonprofit Organizations To Work For in the United States, ranking XXth best overall.

The Space Foundation has made the Best Nonprofits To Work For list every time it has been screened, including in 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018.