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Ed White spacewalk photo
The Space Foundation's commemoration of the Apollo missions continues with this article by Space Foundation Senior Analyst John Holst about a Gemini mission landmark. Gemini IV: There's a Starman Walking in the Sky by John Holst, Space Foundation Senior Analyst Twenty-three minutes outside a capsule in microgravity. That's how long U.S. astronaut Edward White floated in space in June 1965, a first for himself and for NASA. READ MORE »
Photo of students in Huntsville
Today, the Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program began in Huntsville, Ala., thanks to funding by Lockheed Martin. Space in the Community is designed to help a community develop a STEM education and career pipeline to grow a community's organic workforce and strengthen economic development. READ MORE »
Volunteer
We are seeking excited, motivated space lovers to volunteer at the Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs. As a 401c(3) nonprofit, we could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. READ MORE »
Photo of Explore Space Experience
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 13, 2019) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is bringing back its summer Explore Space Experience for children ages eight through 13. READ MORE »
Erin Roethlisberger
In this episode: Erin Roethlisberger We meet Erin Roethlisberger, the Mission Operations Systems Lead for the InSight Mars Lander with Lockheed Martin Space. READ MORE »
Mission Spaceflight logo
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 9, 2019) — The Space Foundation announces the addition of Mission Spaceflight to its Space Certification program in the category of Space Educational Products. READ MORE »
Pictured from left: Manufacturer's Edge CEO Tom Bugnitz, Colorado Senator Bob Gardner, Space Foundation COO Shelli Brusnwick, NASA astronaut and Space Foundation Life Director Dr. Ron Sega
Pictured from left: Manufacturer's Edge CEO Tom Bugnitz, Colorado Senator Bob Gardner, Space Foundation COO Shelli Brusnwick, NASA astronaut and Space Foundation Life Director Dr. Ron Sega The General Assembly of the State of Colorado recently adopted Senate Resolution SJR19-008, Concerning the Recognition of the 35th Space Symposium and Celebrating the Premier International Space Policy and Program Forum. The Resolution was adopted by the General Assembly during its 2019 legislative session and reads as follows: READ MORE »
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 37th best overall. READ MORE »