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Certified Data Product
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 13, 2019) — The Space Foundation announces the addition of the S-Network Space Index to its Space Certification program. The index is the inaugural entry in the newest Space Certification category, Space Data Products. Eligible products and services are those that either use data collected from space systems or provide data about space and the space industry.    READ MORE »
photo of John Holst
New format will provide more timely snapshots of where the space community is going, its impacts and opportunities Designed to improve our understanding of the reach, impact and health of the space community READ MORE »
2019 Best Nonprofits logo
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2019) — For the sixth time since 2011, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the Best Nonprofit Organizations To Work For in the United States, ranking XXth best overall. The Space Foundation has made the Best Nonprofits To Work For list every time it has been screened, including in 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018. READ MORE »
STHOF
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 25, 2019) - The Space Foundation's 35th Space Symposium will celebrate the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. READ MORE »
35th Space Symposium logo
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 20, 2019) — In an effort to increase diversity and expand networking opportunities with industry leaders, the Space Foundation has awarded scholarships for minority business owners to attend the 35th Space Symposium, to be held April 8-11, 2019, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. READ MORE »
What We Do
Since 1983, the Space Foundation has been dedicated to inspiring, educating, advocating, and connecting on behalf of the space community. As a charitable organization, we are committed to engaging the public, private, nonprofit, academic, and other sectors pursuing world-changing endeavors that benefit the public interest. READ MORE »
women posed at New Generation event
The Space Foundation's New Generation Space Leaders program helps young professionals, age 35 or younger, advance their careers through mentoring opportunities with senior industry leaders, networking events and presentations. On March 6, the Space Foundation hosted a New Generation young professionals event at Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex that focused on workforce opportunities on the Florida Space Coast. The event included a presentation by Dale Ketcham, Vice President of Government and External Relations for Space Florida. READ MORE »
Anita Greenberg
In this episode: We meet Dr. Anita Greenberg, the COO and VP for Academics for Opifex Global out of Georgetown, Texas. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 11, 2019) – In 2017, the Space Foundation announced a new annual scholarship honoring its former board chairman. The Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship was created to provide a young professional member of the United States Armed Forces full participation in the Space Foundation’s annual Space Symposium and benefit from its mentoring, networking and professional development opportunities. READ MORE »