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Biweekly Washington D.C. Updates for the Week Ending on November 3, 2023

This Week in Washington This Week in Washington, President Biden and Australian Prime Minister Albanese reaffirmed U.S. and Australian collaboration in commercial space activities, the Netherlands and Iceland joined the Artemis Accords, and Congress passed the ORBITS Act. United States Space Policy Updates The Senate unanimously voted to confirm Michael Whitaker to serve as Administrator…

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

Space Symposium Ellis Scholarship

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…

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Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2023 Q3

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…

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Statement on the Passing of Martin “Marty” Faga

Headshot of Marty Faga

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…

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Biweekly Washington D.C. Updates for the Week Ending on October 20, 2023

This Week in Washington This Week in Washington, NASA successfully launched the Psyche mission destined for the same-name asteroid Psyche, Azerbaijan announced its commitment to join China’s International Lunar Research Station, and the Senate Subcommittee on Space and Science conducted a hearing on commercial operations for human spaceflight. United States Space Policy Updates Space Systems…

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

Space Foundation to Host Teacher Professional Development Workshops

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…

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

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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Biweekly Washington D.C. Updates for the Week Ending on October 6, 2023

This Week in Washington This Week in Washington, Congress approved a three-month FAA extension, the FCC issued its first space debris enforcement action, and the 74th International Aeronautic Congress took place in Baku, Azerbaijan. United States Space Policy Updates NASA published the second Independent Review Board report for the Mars Sample Return (MSR) mission. While…

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Space Foundation Opens Submissions for 13th Annual International Art Contest

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 3, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced the opening of the 13th annual International Student Art Contest. The contest invites student artists from around the world, ages 3 to 18, to create and submit original,…

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Biweekly Washington D.C. Updates for the Week Ending on September 22, 2023

This Week in Washington This Week in Washington, Germany became the 29th signatory to the Artemis Accords, the House reintroduced the Space Safety and Situational Awareness Transition Act, and the FAA proposed potential regulation to limit the growth of orbital debris. United States Space Policy Updates Gen. Chance Saltzman, Chief of Space Operations for the…

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