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What is the future of space? I have to confess up front that I don't have the answer. I do have lots of questions. Of most immediate concern is the new administration's ideas about space policy. What's the plan? What's the budget? Are we going to jettison all things Obama, or make more gradual course corrections? READ MORE »
Winners of Space Foundation's Seventh Annual International Student Art Contest Announced
For the Space Foundation’s seventh annual International Student Art Contest, 3,099 entries were submitted from 50 countries and 31 U.S. states by students ages 3 through 18 years. Of those, 25 winners from seven countries were selected, with one entry chosen for the top Space Foundation Achievement Award.The 2017 contest theme is “Space Through My Eyes…” and each year the contest is free to enter for public, private and homeschool children from around the world. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2017) - For its Space Symposium panel discussion on innovation, the Space Foundation is bringing together thought leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to offer unique approaches to space solutions. The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, attracting space leaders from dozens of countries around the world. Moderator for the "Innovation" panel is Kira Blackwell, Program Executive, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA Headquarters. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Program Expands to Ethiopia, Guam, Kenya and Portugal
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2017) - The Space Foundation continues to grow international participation in its Teacher Liaison program, which now includes one educator each from Australia, Ethiopia, Guam, Kenya and Portugal, plus 26 educators from India, bringing the total number of international Teacher Liaisons to 31. READ MORE »
Experts to Discuss Impact of Big Data on the Future of Space at 33rd Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2017) - The Space Foundation is bringing together investors and experts from the microsat, launch and data science communities to discuss "Big Data and the Future of Space," at the 33rd Space Symposium, to be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. The discussion will be moderated by space investor Dylan Taylor, with panelists: READ MORE »
Winners Announced for Space Foundation’s Seventh Annual International Student Art Contest
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2017) – For the Space Foundation’s seventh annual International Student Art Contest, 3,099 entries were submitted from 50 countries and 31 U.S. states by students ages 3 through 18 years. Of those, 25 winners from seven countries were selected, with one entry chosen for the top Space Foundation Achievement Award. The 2017 contest theme is “Space Through My Eyes…” and each year the contest is free to enter for public, private and homeschool children from around the world. READ MORE »
Boeing Exhibit Center and Pavilion Has Sold Out for Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 11, 2017) - The Boeing Exhibit Center and Pavilion has sold out months in advance of the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, to be held April 3 - 6, 2017, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. This is the earliest in the Symposium's 33-year history that the exhibit center has sold out. READ MORE »
U.S. Senior Military Leadership to Discuss National Security at 33rd Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 10, 2017) - Important insight into national defense will be shared at the 33rd Space Symposium by senior U.S. military leadership, including featured speakers: READ MORE »
Early Space Symposium Registration Discount Available Through Jan. 20
The world's top civil, military and commercial space leaders will be at the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, April 3-6, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. The four-day Symposium is the leading international space conference for discussing the most pressing global space issues. READ MORE »
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 »