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A Tribute to John Glenn
Born John Herschel Glenn, Jr., on July 18, 1921, John Glenn would become one of the most recognizable names in American history. READ MORE »
Apply by Feb. 1 for the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award
Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation, the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award recognizes educators who have made significant contributions to technology in the education field, in both formal and informal environments. READ MORE »
Discovery Center Kicks off 2017 by Putting the “A” in STEAM
Interactive, educational fun for all ages is returning to the Space Foundation Discovery Center in 2017! Several events this month will focus on the use of art in space. The Space Foundation knows that the use of art in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) helps students apply necessary creative thinking and design skills that will benefit them in their future careers.Here’s a sneak peek at the public events for all ages coming up this month at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. READ MORE »
Early Registration Discount Available Through Jan. 20
Take advantage now of the lowest price that will be offered on standard industry registration for the 33rd Space Symposium. The Super Savings Discount will expire on Jan. 20, 2017, and does not apply to contractors who work for or with the government or military.Early confirmed speakers for the 33rd Space Symposium include: READ MORE »
It is hard not to be continually inspired in our work at the Space Foundation. I have been particularly blessed to have had a very good run of this lately. READ MORE »
Just the Facts:  Faga Forum on Space Intelligence
When:February 15, 20177:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Followed by:Networking ReceptionWhere:SAIC14672 Lee Road Chantilly, VA 20151Required:U.S. citizenship and a TS/SCI security clearanceConfirmed speakers: READ MORE »
New Gen Spotlight: Inside the Space Foundation
This series in Space Watch spotlights one New Generation participant and one New Gen mentor, providing insight into the success of these space professionals. The Space Foundation's New Generation program was founded in 2008 as a forum to foster long-term peer relationships between young space professionals, aged 35 and younger, and top space leaders and mentors. READ MORE »
Panel Discussion: Space in Australia
For 2017, the Space Foundation will again offer Country in Focus panels at its 33rd Space Symposium, including a panel discussion on Space in Australia. Moderated by Brett Biddington AM, Principal, Biddington Research Pty Ltd, Chief Executive, IAC Adelaide, the panelists will include: READ MORE »
Space Foundation Donates More than 1000 lbs of Food to Local Food Bank
In December, the Space Foundation hosted two food drives supporting Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado. The first food drive encouraged visitors to the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs to bring in a nonperishable food item in exchange for $2 off admission. The second was a “friendly” in-office competition, which involved pitting department against department in a competition to collect the greatest amount of food in a two-week period. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Launches CEO Search
The Space Foundation Board of Directors has begun a global search to fill the leadership position of Chief Executive Officer.The CEO will be based at Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., to lead a premier team of 50 professionals, providing advocacy and education services to the space industry, educators and students, government officials and news media around the world. READ MORE »