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Corporate Giving is a Strong Force for Change
by Kelly Shelton, Space Foundation Manager - PhilanthropyWhen the Space Foundation started the Corporate Giving Club a little over a year and a half ago, we were in awe of the support we received. That support is still strong, with many Corporate Giving Club Members returning for a second year. These community partners are allowing us to continue to expand our programs, inspire the next generation of space professionals on a daily basis, and clue in the public as to how space research impacts our everyday lives. READ MORE »
DigitalGlobe and The Associated Press will Receive Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award
DigitalGlobe and journalists with The Associated Press (AP) worked together to deliver critical public visibility of modern day slavery in the fishing industry, helping the public at large gain a better understanding of how the use of space technology can improve the quality of life on Earth. READ MORE »
Dine on The Timeless Spirit of Exploration
by Kevin Cook, Space Foundation Vice President - Marketing & CommunicationsJoin us for the 2017 Space Technology Hall of Fame Awards Dinner as we mark 30 years of space technology excellence with an evening of civil discourse, critical thinking and good citizenship. READ MORE »
March Report from Washington
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations READ MORE »
Space leaders from more than 30 countries, are expected to attend 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. The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and two of the featured speakers addressing global space issues will be: READ MORE »
NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko to be Honored at 33rd Space Symposium
When they returned to Earth on March 1, 2016, (March 2 Kazakhstan time) NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko had spent nearly a year in space. Their record-setting 342 days in space is expected to help pave the way for human spaceflight to Mars and other distant destinations. READ MORE »
Opening Ceremony to Feature Space Awards and Performance by Postmodern Jukebox
The 33rd Space Symposium opening ceremony on April 3 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, will feature a performance by the band Postmodern Jukebox (pictured) and presentation of these Space Foundation awards: READ MORE »
Party with a Purpose: Space Foundation Yuri's Night
The 3rd annual Space Foundation Yuri’s Night is shaping up to be one of the most exciting yet. The night will feature the opportunity to meet former Russian cosmonaut Sergei K. Krikalev, and former NASA astronauts Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey, Gregory H. Johnson, Col. Paul S. Lockhart, Maj. Gen. Ronald M. Sega, Ph.D., and Kathryn C. Thornton, Ph.D. The evening will also feature the unveiling of a bust of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, donated to the Space Foundation by the Russian Embassy, and comments by members of a Russian delegation. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Team Member Named Rising Star in the Community
Kelly Shelton honored as a 2017 Rising Star by the Colorado Springs Business JournalThe Colorado Springs Business Journal’s Rising Stars is the most prestigious award recognition for young professionals in the Pikes Peak region. The Space Foundation’s Manager - Philanthropy, Kelly Shelton, was selected as a 2017 Rising Star.  READ MORE »
The View From Here A Matter of Pride Space Symposium NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko to be Honored at 33rd Space Symposium DigitalGlobe and The Associated Press will Receive Douglas S. READ MORE »