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Featured Photos from the 33rd Space Symposium
Each spring, the Space Foundation's Space Symposium is held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. The photographers who capture the action of the four-day conference are Thomas Kimmell, Brad Armstrong and Chuck Bigger.Here we feature just a few of their photos of the Symposium's notable speakers, panels and participants. READ MORE »
Grant from Keysight Technologies Foundation to Fund Summer Program Scholarships
Students will be launched into a memorable summer adventure with this critical scholarship supportThanks to a $9,000 grant from Keysight Technologies Foundation, the Space Foundation will offer 60 partial scholarships for underrepresented youth to attend one Explore Space Experience weekly session. READ MORE »
Highlights from the New Generation Space Leaders Program
The New Generation Space Leaders (New Gen) program at the 33rd Space Symposium kicked off Monday, April 3, with a welcome luncheon featuring guest speaker United Launch Alliance President and CEO, Salvatore T. “Tory” Bruno. United Launch Alliance was also a sponsor for the New Gen programming this year. READ MORE »
International Participation Grows at the Space Symposium
The 2017 Space Symposium proved to be the most international Symposium in the event’s 33-year history.Space leaders from more than 30 countries attended 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.Two of the featured speakers addressing global space issues were: READ MORE »
Nominate Now for Space Technology Hall of Fame Induction
At the 33rd Space Symposium, the Space Foundation celebrated the 30th year of its Space Technology Hall of Fame®, a program that increases public awareness of the benefits of space exploration. READ MORE »
Nominations Open for Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame
May 31 is Deadline to Nominate a Colorado Space HeroThe Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame. Nominations are open through Wednesday, May 31. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Promotes STEAM at Mississippi State University
Space Foundation Chief Operating Officer Shelli Brunswick (pictured) and Vice President - Education Bryan DeBates were invited by Mississippi State University (MSU) to speak at the campus in April as part of its Distinguished Speakers Series. They were invited by MSU's Women in Aerospace chapter. Brunswick is chair of the Board of the Directors for the global organization. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Ranked 9th for Medium-sized Organizations and 16th Overall in 2017 Best Nonprofits to Work for
For the fourth time, 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 9th among medium-sized nonprofit organizations and ranked 16th best overall. The Space Foundation has made the Best Nonprofits to Work For list every time it has been screened, including in 2012, 2014 and 2016. READ MORE »
The View From Here STEAM Education in the 21st Century Space Symposium Women's Global Gathering Launched at 33rd Space Symposium Featured Photos from the 33rd Space Symposium Highlights from the New Generation Space Leaders Program Top News READ MORE »
Virtual Field Trip-Seoul, StellarXplorers, Community Events and Raspberry Pi
The Space Foundation delivers its STEM and STEAM education outreach programs at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, through in-person school visits across the U.S. and virtually to schools around the world. READ MORE »