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Brunswick Speaks at Women in Defense San Diego Symposium
Space Foundation Chief Operating Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer Shelli Brunswick served as keynote speaker for the 2017 Women in Defense (WID) Symposium, held March 22 in San Diego. This year's theme was, "Advancing Together:  Understanding our Past, Defining our Future." Hosted by the Women in Defense (WID) San Diego Chapter, the annual symposium features senior leader speakers in areas of defense, academia and industry. READ MORE »
Celebrating Space Night at the Discovery Center
by Carah Barbarick, Space Foundation Space Education Specialist READ MORE »
Certified Space Imagination Product is Award Finalist
Space Boy and the Space Pirate, a children’s book that is part of Space Foundation Certified Space Imagination Product, “SpaceBoy Books,” is a finalist for the 2017 Colorado Book Award, Children’s Literature category. READ MORE »
Colorado Celebrates Aerospace Day at the Capitol
On March 20, aerospace professionals from around the Centennial State gathered at the State Capitol in Denver. Celebrated every year, Aerospace Day at the Capitol is a full day of networking and dialogue with Colorado Legislators discussing how Colorado became, and can maintain being one of the largest space economies in the nation. READ MORE »
Corporate Giving is a Strong Force for Change
by Kelly Shelton, Space Foundation Manager - PhilanthropyWhen the Space Foundation started the Corporate Giving Club a little over a year and a half ago, we were in awe of the support we received. That support is still strong, with many Corporate Giving Club Members returning for a second year. These community partners are allowing us to continue to expand our programs, inspire the next generation of space professionals on a daily basis, and clue in the public as to how space research impacts our everyday lives. READ MORE »
DigitalGlobe and The Associated Press will Receive Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award
DigitalGlobe and journalists with The Associated Press (AP) worked together to deliver critical public visibility of modern day slavery in the fishing industry, helping the public at large gain a better understanding of how the use of space technology can improve the quality of life on Earth. READ MORE »
Dine on The Timeless Spirit of Exploration
by Kevin Cook, Space Foundation Vice President - Marketing & CommunicationsJoin us for the 2017 Space Technology Hall of Fame Awards Dinner as we mark 30 years of space technology excellence with an evening of civil discourse, critical thinking and good citizenship. READ MORE »
March Report from Washington
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations READ MORE »
Space leaders from more than 30 countries, are expected to attend the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, participating as speakers, panelists and exhibitors, and with delegations representing China, France, Germany, Korea, Japan, Russia and the European Commission. The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and two of the featured speakers addressing global space issues will be: READ MORE »
NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko to be Honored at 33rd Space Symposium
When they returned to Earth on March 1, 2016, (March 2 Kazakhstan time) NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko had spent nearly a year in space. Their record-setting 342 days in space is expected to help pave the way for human spaceflight to Mars and other distant destinations. READ MORE »