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The Space Foundation's mission is to be the preeminent resource for space education, a trusted source of space information, and a provider of exceptional forums for the exchange of ideas. One of our main methods for accomplishing our mission is to ensure that the media and the general public have access to up-to-date, accurate, credible and compelling information about space and the Space Foundation.

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Space Symposium sign at The Broadmoor
As soon as the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium wraps up each spring, our in-house marketing team begins work on design to promote the next year's Symposium. READ MORE »
Photo of 2018 STHOF inductees
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2018) -- The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2019. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. READ MORE »
Photo of Tom Zelibor and Cory Gardner
U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) toured the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this week with his family and met with Space Foundation leadership. READ MORE »
Photo from 34th Space Symposium exhibits
See photos from the 34th Space Symposium on the Space Foundation Flickr page, including photos of panels and speakers. Our thanks to photographers Tom Kimmell, Brad Armstrong and Chuck Bigger for their fantastic work capturing the highlights of the Space Symposium. READ MORE »
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The Petit Family Foundation and the Space Foundation share a common interest in fostering the education of young people. Based in Plainville, Connecticut, the Petit Family Foundation also works to improve the lives of those affected by chronic illnesses and to support efforts to protect and help those affected by violence, in honor of the memories of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit and Michaela Rose Petit. READ MORE »
SATTO
The Space Foundation was pleased to host the annual meeting of the Space Agency Technology Transfer Officers (SATTO) in April. As an off-agenda addition to the 34th Space Symposium, the meeting included a lengthy discussion of how the Space Foundation’s leading Space Awareness Programs can assist space agencies with their technology transfer efforts. READ MORE »
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The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium brings together leaders from commercial, government and military space from around the world, providing a forum to discuss, address and plan for future achievements in space. READ MORE »
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We can't say it too often -- thank you to the individuals and organizations that support our mission. Your philanthropic support is critical in fueling the Space Foundation's mission success. Your generosity is significant in funding our education, advocacy and public awareness about the importance of space. READ MORE »
Photo of Wilbur Ross
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 9, 2018) – The Space Foundation announced today the addition of The Honorable Wilbur R. Ross, Jr., United States Secretary of Commerce, as a featured speaker at its 34th Space Symposium, to be held April 16 – 19 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr., Acting Administrator of NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), will also speak at the Symposium, immediately following the talk by Ross on Tuesday morning, April 17. READ MORE »
Best Nonprofit Organizatiosn to Work For logo 2018
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2018) - For the fifth time since 2012, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For in the United States, ranking 18th best organization overall. READ MORE »