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The success of the Apollo 11 Moon landing in 1969 made possible our adventures in space today and laid a foundation for future achievements in space. The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is celebrating the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a spectacular family event on July 20, made possible by premier sponsor Raytheon. The day will begin with "Breakfast with an Astronaut," featuring former NASA astronaut Duane "Digger" Carey (pictured below), who will share an inspiring story of his journey to space. Other activities will include: READ MORE »
Photo of Buzz Aldrinin space
The Space Foundation's commemoration of the Apollo 11 Moon landing continues with this article by Space Foundation Senior Analyst John Holst about the conclusion of the Gemini Project.   Walking toward their rocket, two astronauts had signs taped to their backs. Instead of victims of a "Kick me" joke, the astronauts were the joke perpetrators with one sign displaying the word "THE" and the other the word "END." The astronauts and jokers, James Lovell and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, were to be the last astronauts to fly in NASA's Gemini Project.   READ MORE »
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The Space Foundation's commemoration of the Apollo 11 mission continues with this article by Space Foundation Senior Analyst John Holst about a Gemini mission landmark. READ MORE »
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A reception for Passport Members and invited guests last night launched the opening of the Space Foundation Discovery Center's annual Summer of Discovery program. READ MORE »
Chris Blackerby
In this episode, we meet Chris Blackerby, Astroscale Group COO & Director, Japan. Chris served as the NASA Attaché for Asia, the senior space policy official in the U.S. Embassy Tokyo, from 2012-2017. In that capacity, he identified multiple opportunities for cooperation in the region, served as strategic space advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Japan and senior U.S. READ MORE »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 29, 2019) - Do you have what it takes to live on Mars? Getting there is one small step, but the giant leap will be living on the red planet. READ MORE »
Alice Bunn
In this episode: Alice BunnWe meet Alice Bunn. Alice Bunn is the International Director at the UK Space Agency (UKSA), responsible for international engagement through multilateral and bilateral frameworks, capturing the wider societal benefits of space programs and harnessing the inspirational effect of space for skills and education. READ MORE »
Photo of astronaut Digger Carey with students
The Space Foundation sent one of its education teams to Huntsville, Ala., this week to deliver a Space in the Community program to six schools there, funded by Lockheed Martin.   READ MORE »
Ed White spacewalk photo
The Space Foundation's commemoration of the Apollo missions continues with this article by Space Foundation Senior Analyst John Holst about a Gemini mission landmark. Gemini IV: There's a Starman Walking in the Sky by John Holst, Space Foundation Senior Analyst Twenty-three minutes outside a capsule in microgravity. That's how long U.S. astronaut Edward White floated in space in June 1965, a first for himself and for NASA. READ MORE »
Photo of students in Huntsville
Today, the Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program began in Huntsville, Ala., thanks to funding by Lockheed Martin. Space in the Community is designed to help a community develop a STEM education and career pipeline to grow a community's organic workforce and strengthen economic development. READ MORE »