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Photo of 2018 Hall of Fame recipients
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, is the deadline to submit nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2019. READ MORE »
HUD Secretary Ben Carson speaking
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 7, 2018) – This morning, Secretary Ben Carson and Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Thomas E. Zelibor participated in a ceremony at Life Remodeled in Detroit, Mich., to debut the EnVision Center Demonstration, a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development initiative to help HUD-assisted households "climb the ladder of opportunity." To support STEM education in the U.S., the Space Foundation is partnering with other supporting organizations as part of the nationwide EnVision Center Demonstration initiative. READ MORE »
Girls working on unidentified STEM project
By supporting the work of the Petit Family Foundation and the Space Foundation you can help girls and young women acquire the STEM education and skills they will need to compete for 21st Century jobs. READ MORE »
Various astronaut suits
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 4, 2018) -- Experts say to dress for the job you want, not the job you have, leading the Space Foundation to invite the public to “Suit Up!” Beginning this Saturday, June 9, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will kick off summer with a nine-week Summer of Discovery theme: Suit Up!   READ MORE »
Space Certification logo
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 31, 2018) -- Space Division Inc. (SDI) has received Certified Space Technology™ status from the Space Foundation for its new office products line made from upcycled space industry carbon fiber. The new line is headlined by the "Booster," an electric, sit-stand desktop converter. READ MORE »
Photo of Kevin Cook
At the Space Foundation, a key focus of What We Do is support and celebrate space technology, developed for use in space but adapted to serve many practical benefits here on Earth. While we would like to think this is common knowledge, we're not quite there. READ MORE »
girls working on unidentified STEM project
Introducing young people to exciting career opportunities in STEM fields helps ignite their interest in studying those subjects in school READ MORE »
children in computer lab
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 15, 2018) The Space Foundation Discovery Center is bringing back its summer Explore Space Experience for children ages seven through 12. Explore Space Experience is designed and led by certified master teachers to offer a variety of hands-on, immersive activities and experiences based on space and science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). READ MORE »
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 »