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Gala Celebrates Colorado Space Heroes
Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame GalaHonoring the past, inspiring the future.It is time to honor and celebrate those who have advanced space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity, and Colorado's role in inspiring the next generation of space heroes. READ MORE »
Judges Announced for 2017 International Student Art Contest
The goal with selecting judges for the Space Foundation's annual International Student Art Contest is to choose talented, trained, professional artists from diverse backgrounds who can contribute various perspectives to the daunting task of sorting through thousands of artwork entries.Artwork submitted for the 2017 contest will be reviewed by a panel of outstanding artists, including: READ MORE »
Lockheed Martin Brings Virtual Mars Experience to Discovery Center
At the beginning of this school year, Lockheed Martin brought its Generation Beyond Mars Experience Bus to the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs for one day, the start of its multi-state tour. READ MORE »
New Generation Spotlight: Women in Aerospace
This new 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 »
Participate in the 33rd Space Symposium as a Volunteer
While the 33rd Space Symposium is not open to the general public, the public has the opportunity to participate in this global space event through volunteering.The four-day Space Symposium, held each spring at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., requires the support of more than 300 volunteers. Volunteers provide valuable assistance in crucial areas, such as security, speaker support, on-site registrant check-in, greeter and directional personnel and technical support. READ MORE »
Pulham to Deliver Keynote Address at International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Holokauahi Pulham will deliver a keynote address at the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS), to be held October 12 and 13, in Las Cruces, New Mexico.The 2016 ISPCS theme is "We Will Not Stop," and Pulham's topic will be "From Sailing Canoes to Starships: An Islander's Reflections on Voyaging." READ MORE »
Recent Space-related Activity on the Hill
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations READ MORE »
Registration Begins this  Month for Faga Forum on Space Intelligence
Winston A. Beauchamp, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space, and Director, Principal Department of Defense Space Advisor Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., will be a featured speaker for the Space Foundation's new classified one-day space conference, the Faga Forum on Space Intelligence, to be held in the greater Washington, D.C., area in February.Other early confirmed participants include: READ MORE »
Space Foundation Launches New DiscoverSpace.org Website
Editor's note: The Space Foundation has launched a second website, this one targeting its educator, parent and community audiences, www.DiscoverSpace.org READ MORE »
Space Foundation Launches Quarterly New Generation Networking in Washington, D.C.
In September, the Space Foundation partnered with Women in Aerospace (WIA), Women in Defense and the Space Generation Advisory Council to host a joint New Generation networking reception at Airbus Group Government Relations and Experience Center in Washington, D.C. In addition to providing the spectacular venue, host Airbus Group, a READ MORE »