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July 1 is the Deadline to Nominate a Colorado Space Hero
Colorado is "home" to more astronauts than any other state in the U.S., with at least 100 NASA astronauts who were born, educated, worked or resided in the state. It is also home to some of the world's leading aerospace executives, engineers and visionaries who led the development of Colorado's space economy to become of the most important in the nation and world.  READ MORE »
New Corporate Giving Club Members Welcomed
by Kelly Shelton, Space Foundation Manager - PhilanthropyThe Space Foundation welcomes and thanks its newest member companies of the Corporate Giving Club. This annual program gives participating companies year-round marketing recognition along with some other great benefits.  READ MORE »
Nomination Period Opens for 2017 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award
The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest award, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF (Ret.), the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration, development and use of space, or through use of space technology, information or resources in academic, cultural, industrial or other pursuits of broad benefit to humanity. READ MORE »
Panels Announced for the Space Technology & Investment Forum
The Space Foundation is holding a by-invitation gathering of some of the most innovative, insightful and visionary professionals from the entrepreneurial and investment sectors of space and technology. Hear and meet more than 40 speakers in a unique and exclusive environment at the Space Technology & Investment Forum 2016, to be held Aug. 16 & 17 at JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square. READ MORE »
Patti Grace Smith (1947-2016)
by Lon Levin, Director Emeritus and Former Chairman, Space Foundation READ MORE »
Report on "Advancing the Trilateral Europe-United States-Japan Space Security Partnership" Conference
Space Foundation Senior Vice President Steve Eisenhart recently participated in the third "Advancing the Trilateral Europe-United States-Japan Space Security Partnership" Conference held in Prague, Czech Republic. READ MORE »
Report on Space Foundation Participation in Delegation to UN Meetings
The Space Foundation participated June 8-17 in the 59th Session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, at the United Nations Office in Vienna. The Committee meets every year to promote international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. During this year's session, David Kendall, of Canada, assumed the chair of the Committee. READ MORE »
Save the Date for Faga Forum on Space Intelligence
Plan now to attend the Space Foundation's Faga Forum on Space Intelligence, a one-day classified conference that connects participants with government and industry decision makers versed in national security space and intelligence issues. READ MORE »
Scavenger Hunts and Space Swag
There is a lot to see and do at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, but there is one activity that gets the entire family engaged, the Space Scavenger Hunt. For summer 2016, the scavenger hunt has been enhanced with a digital aspect, equipped with amazing prizes! READ MORE »