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Space4U Podcast: Brad Poorman and Jim Hind — Clean Textile Technology

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In this episode: We meet Brad Poorman, CEO and owner, and Jim Hind, COO and owner of Clean Textile Technology. Clean Textile Technology applies NASA-developed technologies to smart outdoor apparel using the science of emissivity to retain heat. The company has applied this technology to clothing, outdoor gear, bedding, and footwear, and their products are…

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Space Symposium Campaign Wins Award of Excellence

The biggest creative push during any given year at the Space Foundation is the creation and implementation of the advertising and event campaign for the annual Space Symposium, the largest event of its kind worldwide, which congregates as many as 15,000 people in Colorado each year to discuss and network around all things space. It’s…

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Space Policy Pod – Episode 2: Matthew Scholl

Given the current real-world challenges confronting all of us, AIAA has joined the MITRE Corporation, Space Foundation, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to produce this podcast series to examine events and ideas affecting the space sector. We hope the episodes serve as an enlightening discussion on the relevant topics of the day with insights…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers DART Spacecraft Propulsion Systems Ahead of 2021 Asteroid Impact Mission

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REDMOND, Wash., May 19, 2020 – The dual chemical and electric propulsion systems for NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) were recently delivered by Aerojet Rocketdyne to the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland. The chemical propulsion system and the electric propulsion Xenon feed system have been undergoing assembly and integration onto…

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SNC Selected as a 2020 US Best Managed Company

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SPARKS, Nev. (May 19, 2020) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, has been named a US Best Managed Company for 2020. The US Best Managed Companies program is sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. The program recognizes visionary companies who…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Powers Second Mission for U.S. Space Force

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USSF-7 launched onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 501 rocket CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, Fla., May 17, 2020 – Aerojet Rocketdyne supported the successful launch of the USSF-7 mission for the recently formed U.S. Space Force today. The mission carried the military’s X-37B space plane into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V…

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SNC’s Dream Chaser® Spaceplane’s Shooting Star Arrives in Colorado for Integration

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Transport Vehicle Passed Critical Testing on Accelerated Timeline SPARKS, Nev. (May 14, 2020) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, received its Shooting Star transport vehicle at the company’s Colorado production facility, marking the beginning of a key integration phase. This phase includes installation…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending May 15, 2020

This week, House Democrats unveiled a $3 trillion stimulus package, the HEROES Act, while the Senate remained in session to vote on markups and participate in hearings throughout the week. Meanwhile, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended the stay-at-home order through June 8. Space Foundation Event Highlights: “America’s Space Force: Building the Future Today”…

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Space4U Podcast: Athena Brensberger – Founder and CEO of Astroathens, LLC

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In this episode: We meet Founder and CEO of Astroathens, LLC, Athena Brensberger. Athena advocates for space exploration through her platform Astroathens, which is a website, YouTube channel and various social media platforms combined where people can find DIY videos for astrophysics demos, rocket launch coverage and look behind-the-scenes at space ports and events around the world!!…

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Space Foundation to Offer On-Demand STEM Content Funded by Lockheed Martin

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2020) — The Space Foundation and Lockheed Martin are helping students “Avoid the Summer Slide” by providing on-demand STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) content online starting May 18. “Learning is lifetime exercise and this summer, we want to do our part to help students sharpen their STEM skills and ready…

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