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New Generation Space Leader Programming at the 33rd Space Symposium
One of the most anticipated tracks featured at the 33rd Space Symposium will be the ever-growing, New Generation Space Leaders programming. The multi-dimensional New Generation Space Leaders program features speed mentoring, workshop sessions, keynotes, Q&A sessions, interactivity, social networking, receptions and exposure for some members as part of the Space Symposium agenda. READ MORE »
Registration is Limited for Cyber 1.7 Classified and Space Classified
The Space Foundation will offer two classified programs in conjunction with its 33rd Space Sympsoium -- Cyber 1.7 Classified and Space Classified. Both require TS/SCI security clearance in order to register, and seating for each will be more limited than in past years. Early registration is recommended. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Report from Washington, D.C.
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations READ MORE »
The View From Here The New "Magic Bullet" That Will Fix Education in America Space Symposium Gen. Pawlikowski is Featured Speaker for Women's Global Gathering U.S. READ MORE »
STEM Tinkering at the Space Foundation Discovery Center
This month, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will offer several events for the young and young-at-heart to engage their creativity and engineering skills.Space Foundation Vice President Bryan DeBates explained the value of tinkering and why a month’s worth of activities at the Discovery Center are dedicated to this theme. READ MORE »
In my 24 years in education, I have seen many trends and fads come and go, each claiming to be the "magic bullet" to educate students and fix education in America. Whether it be a new reading program, a new way to do multiplication or a realignment of classes and schedules, all have failed to work for every student. Not surprising since every student is different, and no one thing will work for every student. READ MORE »
U.S. Congressmen Rogers and Bridenstine to Speak at 33rd Space Symposium
With a new Congress and a new administration in place, space policy and legislation, both civil and national security-related, will be integral to this year's 33rd Space Symposium. Perspectives from U.S. Congressmen will be provided at the Symposium by speakers Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK). READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2017) - Ashlie Blackstone Smith, an eighth grade physical science teacher at Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Girls, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the 2017 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 24, 2017) – This March, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will offer several events for the young and young-at-heart to engage their creativity and engineering skills. Space Foundation Vice President Bryan DeBates explained the value of tinkering and why a month’s worth of activities at the Discovery Center are dedicated to this theme. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2017) - A new event has been added to the Space Foundation's Space Symposium for 2017. The inaugural Women's Global Gathering will provide a unique opportunity to hear about the accomplishments and opportunities for women in the space industry, and is open to Space Symposium registrants and non-registrants.     READ MORE »