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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 »
Women's Global Gathering Launched at 33rd Space Symposium
The inaugural Women's Global Gathering was a popular addition to the 33rd Space Symposium, with more than 250 distinguished guests in attendance to hear featured speaker Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, USAF, Commander Air Force Material Command, followed by a panel of senior leaders discussing their insights on the crucial role of women in aerospace. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Again Named Among 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For
Ranked 9th for Medium-sized Organizations and 16th Overall COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 13, 2017) - 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. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Selects Chief Executive Officer
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 30, 2017) - The Space Foundation announced today that Thomas E. "Tom" Zelibor, retired Rear Admiral, USN, has been selected as its Chief Executive Officer, effective April 30, 2017.   READ MORE »
As we prepare to launch the 33rd Space Symposium, I'd like to share with you how proud I am of your Space Foundation team, and how hard they have worked together over the past months to guarantee the success of this Symposium. READ MORE »
Battelle Grant to Enhance New Underwater Education Lab
Thousands of students will benefit from Battelle’s generosityA grant from Battelle will inspire the next generation of engineers, scientists, and technology professionals through the creation of a STEM-integrated, standards-based education opportunity at the Space Foundation’s Discovery Center. READ MORE »
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 »