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Photo of Margot Lee Shetterly
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 5, 2018) - With her book Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race, author Margot Lee Shetterly made the world aware of the major contributions of three NASA mathematicians, who were also female and African-American, during the early years of the U.S. space program. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 28, 2018) - Oregon science teacher Diego Martinez has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the 2018 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2018) – The Space Foundation has selected the Space Security and Defense Program to receive its 2018 Space Achievement Award for bringing space survivability and protection to the forefront of national leadership. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 22, 2018) – The nomination of Space Foundation Board Member and former Chairman ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), to the National Space Council's Users Advisory Group has been confirmed by the White House, as Vice President Mike Pence, Chairman of the National Space Council, announced the candidates selected to serve. READ MORE »
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Thanks to a grant from Harris Corporation, students at six Colorado Springs schools will get to hear first-hand about a former NASA astronaut's experiences in space. Lt. Col. Duane "Digger" Carey, USAF (Ret.), will speak to students at Academy Endeavor Elementary, Coronado High, Discovery Canyon Campus Elementary, Evans International Elementary, McAuliffe Elementary and Wildflower Elementary, part of the Space Foundation's Audience with an Astronaut outreach. READ MORE »
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Bernadette Maisel, Space Foundation Director - Program Initiatives, has been selected by the Colorado Springs Business Journal (CSBJ) to receive a Rising Stars Award, the city's most prestigious award for professionals under the age of 40.   To be selected, each candidate was reviewed by a selection committee on five criteria -- career history, business affiliations, community involvement, professional and personal accomplishments and other awards and education.   READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 15, 2018) - The Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium will culminate on April 19 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. 2018 Organizational Inductees - High-Strength, Wear-Resistant Aluminum Alloy (MSFC-398) READ MORE »
Photo of 2017 STHOF award winners
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 15, 2018) - The Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium will culminate on April 19 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. 2018 Organizational Inductees - High-Strength, Wear-Resistant Aluminum Alloy (MSFC-398) READ MORE »
Photo of 2017 STHOF award winners
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 15, 2018) - The Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium will culminate on April 19 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. 2018 Organizational Inductees - High-Strength, Wear-Resistant Aluminum Alloy (MSFC-398) READ MORE »
Photo of 2017 STHOF award winners
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 15, 2018) - The Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium will culminate on April 19 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. 2018 Organizational Inductees - High-Strength, Wear-Resistant Aluminum Alloy (MSFC-398) READ MORE »