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Image of a stamped envelope from 1965 with Pegasus drawing
The Space Foundation's commemoration of the Apollo 11 mission continues with this article by Space Foundation Senior Analyst John Holst. One very early morning in May 1965, fire emerged from the Earth and disappeared into Florida's night sky. The fire, a Saturn I rocket launch plume, propelled an unmanned payload for NASA's Apollo program into space. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2019) – The Space Foundation is hosting a one-day workshop on July 30 in Huntsville, Ala., to address the most common challenges companies face in growing their business. READ MORE »
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The Space Foundation is hosting a one-day workshop on July 30 in Huntsville, Ala., to address the most common challenges companies face in growing their business. Some of the topics to be addressed will include product adoption, market forecasting, stakeholder communication, and business scalability. Upon completion of this training workshop, participants will be able to: READ MORE »
Black and white photo of the Moon
The Space Foundation's remembrance of the events leading up to the Apollo 11 mission continues with this article by Space Foundation Senior Analyst John Holst about the Lunar Orbiter Program satellites. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 24, 2019) — The Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame was created by the Space Foundation in 2016 to inspire future space heroes and celebrate the astronauts, aerospace executives, government officials, scholars and other public and private sector leaders who have contributed most significantly to the success of Colorado's space economy. READ MORE »
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The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. READ MORE »
Volunteer
We are seeking excited, motivated space lovers to volunteer at the Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs. As a 401c(3) nonprofit, we could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. If you are interested in space, this is the place to be. We provide meaningful work for our volunteers that contributes directly to supporting our mission: to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate for the global space community. By volunteering, you can: READ MORE »
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Thanks to premier sponsor Raytheon, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will offer free admission to the first 25 military families in line when doors open at 10:00 a.m. on July 20 for the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration. This full-day event will feature a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages to commemorate the 1969 Moon Landing. READ MORE »
Photo of Hall of Fame inductees
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 13, 2019) – The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2020. READ MORE »