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Today is the Last Day to Save on Standard Industry Registration
The last discount that will be offered on standard industry registration for the 32nd Space Symposium ends today, March 11. Don't miss the opportunity to hear dynamic presentations by speakers including: READ MORE »
Top 10 Reasons to Get Tickets Now for April 10 Space Foundation Yuri's Night!
1. Kick off Space Symposium week with a great party for a great cause - STEM education! 2. Meet astronauts! 3. Celebrate U.S. space history with some of the people who made it! 4. See exciting new interactive Discovery Center exhibits! 5. Vodka tasting! 6. Get souvenir Yuri's Night glassware! 7. Take green screen photos of yourself in "space" 7. Hear far-out Theremin music by Matt Ventimiglia! READ MORE »
Margaret Rhule Baguio is 2016 Recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 10, 2016) - The opening ceremony of the Space Foundation's 32nd Space Symposium will begin with the presentation of its highest education award. Margaret Rhule Baguio, Senior Education Outreach Coordinator for NASA Texas Space Grant Consortium, has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the 2016 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 8, 2016) - The Space Foundation announces that Jeff Bezos, Founder of Blue Origin, will be a featured speaker at the 32nd Space Symposium. Bezos' talk will take place Tuesday afternoon, April 12, following a presentation by Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command, and preceding The Honorable Robert O. Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 4, 2016) — Representatives from a coalition of 13 leading U.S. space organizations have produced a white paper entitled "Ensuring U.S. Leadership in Space." The coalition includes aerospace professionals from industry, academia and government, who joined together to outline issues every presidential and congressional candidate needs to know about space to ensure that space and space policy are a priority in the next administration. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 3, 2016) - The Space Foundation announces three of the nation's top defense leaders who will speak at the 32nd Space Symposium: READ MORE »
Jane Rasplicka Named Space Foundation Vice President - Finance & Accounting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 2, 2016) - The Space Foundation has promoted Jane Rasplicka to vice president - finance & accounting, from her previous position as controller, effective immediately. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 1, 2016) – The Space Foundation is a destination for fun and interactive learning for the entire family. This March, guests are invited to experience space art, story time and Martian margaritas. READ MORE »
The 2016 U.S. presidential election is far from over, and the subject of national infrastructure will no doubt continue to pop up in debates and whistle stops between now and November. READ MORE »
An Apollo 50th Anniversary Moment
Rendezvous Re-do Revolutionby John Holst, Space Foundation Research Analyst READ MORE »