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Space Foundation is Now Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame®
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 3, 2017) - The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2018. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth. READ MORE »
So, what is STEAM Education? I know what you're thinking. "I just got used to using and saying STEM. That is the education buzz-word, now, right? Why do we need to add another letter?" READ MORE »
33rd Space Symposium News Coverage Spans the Globe
Each year, the Space Foundation's Space Symposium attracts reporters from around the world to cover the Symposium's speakers, panels and presentations.International participation at the Symposium this year brought more international media than previous years. Below are a few examples of global space reporting from the 33rd Space Symposium. READ MORE »
April Government Affairs Update
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations READ MORE »
Celebrating 30 Years of Innovation at the 2017 Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner
The Spirit of Exploration was the theme of this year’s Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner, celebrating 30 years of the program. Featured speaker for the evening was humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson, skillfully portraying Thomas Jefferson, visionary, statesman and student of the Enlightenment. He spoke in a fireside talk style, while interviewed by leading political satirist and journalist P. J. O'Rourke. READ MORE »
Featured Photos from the 33rd Space Symposium
Each spring, the Space Foundation's Space Symposium is held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. The photographers who capture the action of the four-day conference are Thomas Kimmell, Brad Armstrong and Chuck Bigger.Here we feature just a few of their photos of the Symposium's notable speakers, panels and participants. READ MORE »
Grant from Keysight Technologies Foundation to Fund Summer Program Scholarships
Students will be launched into a memorable summer adventure with this critical scholarship supportThanks to a $9,000 grant from Keysight Technologies Foundation, the Space Foundation will offer 60 partial scholarships for underrepresented youth to attend one Explore Space Experience weekly session. READ MORE »
Highlights from the New Generation Space Leaders Program
The New Generation Space Leaders (New Gen) program at the 33rd Space Symposium kicked off Monday, April 3, with a welcome luncheon featuring guest speaker United Launch Alliance President and CEO, Salvatore T. “Tory” Bruno. United Launch Alliance was also a sponsor for the New Gen programming this year. READ MORE »
International Participation Grows at the Space Symposium
The 2017 Space Symposium proved to be the most international Symposium in the event’s 33-year history.Space leaders from more than 30 countries attended 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.Two of the featured speakers addressing global space issues were: READ MORE »
Nominate Now for Space Technology Hall of Fame Induction
At the 33rd Space Symposium, the Space Foundation celebrated the 30th year of its Space Technology Hall of Fame®, a program that increases public awareness of the benefits of space exploration. READ MORE »