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Register Now for Leadership Course and Support STEM Education
The Space Foundation is partnering with Academy Leadership to offer a Leadership Excellence Course and Executive Coaching program, designed for experienced managers and project managers who want to gain professional development credits or PDU toward a PMI Certification. This 3-day intensive course will be held Feb. 7-9, 2017, and will grant 36 PDUs toward PMI Certification or 30 SHRM PDCs. The course will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, 80907. READ MORE »
 Saber Astronautics Gains Space Certification from the Space Foundation
Leading space venture Saber Astronautics has received Certified Space Technology™ status from the Space Foundation for its innovative operations software. The software, called the Predictive Ground Station Project (a.k.a., "PIGI"), uses video game technology to enable people to create their own missions and operate large numbers of satellites with very little training. READ MORE »
2017 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award to be Given Posthumously to Dr. Piers Sellers
Each spring, during its Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor -- the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. In 2017, the award will be given posthumously to Piers Sellers, Ph.D., OBE, British-born former NASA astronaut and climate scientist who became an American citizen in 1991 to pursue his dream of going to space. READ MORE »
A Look Ahead in 2017
Last month, we looked back in Space Watch at accomplishments in space during 2016. This month, we're looking ahead to the future to see what 2017 has in store for the global space community. READ MORE »
A Tribute to John Glenn
Born John Herschel Glenn, Jr., on July 18, 1921, John Glenn would become one of the most recognizable names in American history. READ MORE »
Apply by Feb. 1 for the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award
Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation, the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award recognizes educators who have made significant contributions to technology in the education field, in both formal and informal environments. READ MORE »
Discovery Center Kicks off 2017 by Putting the “A” in STEAM
Interactive, educational fun for all ages is returning to the Space Foundation Discovery Center in 2017! Several events this month will focus on the use of art in space. The Space Foundation knows that the use of art in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) helps students apply necessary creative thinking and design skills that will benefit them in their future careers.Here’s a sneak peek at the public events for all ages coming up this month at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. READ MORE »
Early Registration Discount Available Through Jan. 20
Take advantage now of the lowest price that will be offered on standard industry registration for the 33rd Space Symposium. The Super Savings Discount will expire on Jan. 20, 2017, and does not apply to contractors who work for or with the government or military.Early confirmed speakers for the 33rd Space Symposium include: READ MORE »
It is hard not to be continually inspired in our work at the Space Foundation. I have been particularly blessed to have had a very good run of this lately. READ MORE »
Just the Facts:  Faga Forum on Space Intelligence
When:February 15, 20177:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Followed by:Networking ReceptionWhere:SAIC14672 Lee Road Chantilly, VA 20151Required:U.S. citizenship and a TS/SCI security clearanceConfirmed speakers: READ MORE »