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International Astronautical Federation To Receive Space Foundation 2022 Space Achievement Award

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 8, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 8, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Space Achievement Award. Established in 1995, Space Foundation’s Space Achievement Award recognizes individuals or organizations that…

Space Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 3, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 3, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that nominations are now being accepted for the Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship. This scholarship provides a uniformed, young professional member of the United States Armed…

Space Foundation Launches Space Commerce Institute

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 2, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 2, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today launched Space Commerce Institute, a program offered by Center for Innovation and Education to facilitate access and growth for university students, entrepreneurs, businesses and professionals. “We have entered the era of access…

Space Foundation Names Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, SpaceX Recipients of 2022 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | February 1, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 1, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it has selected Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and SpaceX as the recipients of this year’s Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award. Each year, Space Foundation presents the award in memory of…

Space Foundation To Host State of Space 2022 Program on Feb. 3

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 31, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 31, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it will host its annual program, State of Space 2022, on Feb. 3, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. EST. Hosted virtually, the fourth annual event will stream on Space Foundation’s digital…

Space4U Podcast: Kevin Rice – Former Director of Business Management for Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works and NASA JPL

By Andrew de Naray | January 21, 2022
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In this episode: We meet Kevin Rice who spent 40 years in the aerospace industry, roughly split between Lockheed Martin’s legendary Skunk Works and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). At Skunk Works Kevin served as Director of Business Management, where his responsibilities included management of several hundred employees in the execution of budgeting, scheduling, proposal…

NASA and University of Arizona OSIRIS-REx Team Selected to Receive 2022 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 19, 2022
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NASA and University of Arizona OSIRIS-REx Team Selected to Receive 2022 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 19, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it has selected NASA and the University of Arizona OSIRIS-REx…

Space Foundation Releases ‘The Space Report 2021 Q4,’ Reflecting on Record-Breaking Year in Space

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 18, 2022
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Global launch attempts reached a record 145 in 2021, exceeding 143 in 1967 Successful launches globally totaled 134, breaking previous record of 128 U.S. tallied highest percentage of global commercial launches with 32 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 18, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem,…

Space4U Podcast: Laurie Orth — ‘Rocket Recorder’ Author, Composer, Educator

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 14, 2022
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In this episode: We meet Laurie Orth, educator, musician, and creator of the Rocket Recorder musical curriculum. Laurie has taught music in several different settings, and in 2012, she began her own business teaching general music classes to home schoolers. Noticing her students lacked motivation to participate, she had an out-of-the-box idea that by creating…

Joanne Maguire Selected as Recipient of the 2022 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 12, 2022
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 12, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that American engineer and former executive Joanne Maguire has been selected as the 2022 recipient of its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Maguire’s impactful career in…