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Space Foundation Announces Recipients of Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | March 23, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 23, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Captain Megan Maikell and First Lieutenant Shanna Chen have been selected as the co-recipients of the Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship. This award provides the…

Explanation of “A Celebration of Space: Discover What’s Next” Event

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | March 19, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 19, 2022 — For nearly a decade, Space Foundation has hosted a “Yuri’s Night” on the Sunday prior to its annual Space Symposium to raise funds for our education programs. Three weeks ago, when we first started posting notices on social media about our April 3rd event, then called, “Yuri’s Night,”…

Space Foundation Announces New International Teacher Liaisons for 2022

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | March 9, 2022
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Cadre of 26 includes 9 new international teachers from nine nations outside the U.S. Program globally promotes space-related STEM education in schools Selectees will take part in the 37th Space Symposium in April COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 9, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem,…

Space Foundation Selects L3Harris as Recipient of 2022 Athena Education Award

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | March 7, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 7, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that L3Harris Technologies has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Athena Education Award. The award will be presented during the 37th Space Symposium, to be held April 4-7, 2022,…

Space Foundation Announces Audience with an Astronaut, Free Virtual Educational Series

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 24, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 24, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced the virtual educational series Audience with an Astronaut will begin Monday, Feb. 28. The six-part series, co-sponsored by the United States Air Force Academy Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Outreach…

Beowulf Computing Cluster, Bubble Detector Technology, CubeSat Design Standard Announced as 2022 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 22, 2022
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Space Foundation to Honor Inductees at 37th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 22, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that three innovative technologies developed for space will be inducted as the 2022 class into the organization’s Space Technology Hall of Fame®.…

Space4U Podcast: Danny Jaques — Creator & Chief “Salsanaut,” Danny’s Rocket Ranch™ Space Salsa®

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 18, 2022
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In this episode: We meet Danny Jaques creator of Danny’s Rocket Ranch Space Salsa. Born and raised on a ranch (the company’s namesake) near Ignacio, Colorado, Jaques realized that rather than becoming a rancher, he wanted to pursue a career in space. He initially dreamt of being an astronaut, but after graduating from Fort Lewis…

Statement on the Passing of P.J. O’Rourke

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 16, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 16, 2022 — Dr. Kathryn Thornton, Chair of Space Foundation’s Board of Directors, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, issued the following statement on the passing of P.J. O’Rourke, a former member of the Board and Life Director:   “All of us at Space Foundation…

Space Foundation Announces Upcoming Symposium 365 Virtual Programming

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 15, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 15, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced several upcoming virtual programs and speakers to be hosted on Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem, offering authoritative news and information and venues for networking and conducting business. For…

State of Space 2022 Offers Critical Lessons for Business and Government

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 15, 2022
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Thomas Zelibor, Space Foundation CEO, Explains the Importance of: Defining space as a critical infrastructure Prioritizing workforce and education initiatives Establishing norms of behavior COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 15, 2022 — In an annual State of Space 2022 commentary and video, Thomas Zelibor, CEO of Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983…