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The Space Report 2023 Q4 Shows Record Number of Launches for Third Year in a Row, Technological Firsts, and Heightened Focus on Policy

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 23, 2024
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U.S. launch attempts increased by 33% Commercial launch activity grew 50% year-over-year Satellite deployment grew 23% year-over-year 14 new launch vehicles set to launch in 2024 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 23, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today released The…

Space Foundation Selects Martin Faga to Receive the 2024 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 17, 2024
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Headshot of 2024 Hill Award recipient Martin Faga

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 17, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that the Honorable Martin “Marty” C. Faga has been selected as the 2024 recipient of its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Named in honor of Space Foundation’s…

Space Foundation Announces New Vice Presidents of Education and Washington Operations

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | January 11, 2024
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 11, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced the selection of Dr. Melissa Patton as vice president of education for the Center for Innovation and Education and Meghan Allen as senior vice president for Washington Operations.…

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

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | December 12, 2023
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 12, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit 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 Forces…

Statement on the Passing of Frank Borman

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | November 9, 2023
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Frank Borman in NASA astronaut suit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 9, 2023 —  Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today issued the following statement on the passing of Apollo 8 Commander Frank Borman: “As Commander of the boldest mission in human history – Apollo 8, Frank Borman led…

Space Foundation Opens Registration for Space Symposium, To Be Held April 8-11, 2024

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | October 25, 2023
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 25, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that registration is now open for Space Symposium. The premier gathering of the global space ecosystem will be held April 8-11, 2024, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. The…

Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2023 Q3

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | October 23, 2023
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The Space Report Q3

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 23, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, will release The Space Report 2023 Q3 tomorrow, Oct. 24. Highlights include: Space workforce in the United States and around the globe showed continued strong growth. India’s lunar lander…

Statement on the Passing of Martin “Marty” Faga

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | October 20, 2023
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 20, 2023 — Heather Pringle, CEO of Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, issued the following statement today on the passing of Martin “Marty” C. Faga. All of us at Space Foundation are saddened by the loss of Martin “Marty” C. Faga and…

Space Foundation in Partnership of the Al Qasimi Foundation and the U.S. Mission to the UAE, to Provide Innovative Teacher Professional Development Workshops

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | October 13, 2023
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 13, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Center for Innovation and Education is partnering with the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research to launch Space Across the Curriculum professional…

Space Commerce Institute and The Levan Center of Innovation Seek Participants for ‘Life on Mars’ Simulation

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | October 10, 2023
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Life on Mars Simulation Experience

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct.10, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Space Commerce Institute and The Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation are calling all space enthusiasts to participate in the “Life on Mars” simulation. This three-day…

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