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Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), was elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board. READ MORE »
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The Space Foundation team was saddened to learn in October of the passing of Elliot Holokauahi Pulham, its former Chief Executive Officer. Over his many years of service, Mr. Pulham made significant contributions to the Space Foundation and to the global space industry. We are grateful for his efforts and inspiration.  READ MORE »
Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor
It has been six months since I took the helm of the Space Foundation, and I've spent a good part of that time assessing how best to lead this exceptional organization to master future challenges. READ MORE »
The Leonid meteor shower is coming up in November, and here are a few facts you should know about this annual meteor shower. READ MORE »
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Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2018 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. READ MORE »
After 16 years, the Space Foundation's monthly newsletter Space Watch is ending with the November 2017 issue. Read about this decision, and other changes at the Space Foundation, in CEO Tom Zelibor's View From Here in this issue.  READ MORE »
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by Bryan DeBates, Space Foundation Vice President - Education READ MORE »
New Gen Program Prepares for 34th Space Symposium
by Bernadette Maisel, Space Foundation Director - Program Initiatives The New Generation team at the Space Foundation is excited to introduce our new branding! In developing this new look (see below), we put our focus on what the mission of our program is and who it represents. READ MORE »
Nov. 17 is Deadline to Submit Artwork for 2018 International Student Art Contest
For the past eight years, the Space Foundation has been putting the "A" in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) by hosting an annual International Student Art Contest. This year, unlike the years before, something special has occurred -- more early entries than ever! Nearly 150 entries have been submitted at the time of this writing, about a month before the deadline. Last year, more than 3,000 entries from around the world were submitted, with the majority submitted in the last week of the contest. READ MORE »
Registration Opens for 2018 Faga Forum on Space Intelligence
The Space Foundation's third annual Faga Forum on Space Intelligence will be held on Feb. 20 at SAIC in Chantilly, Va. This one-day classified conference requires U.S. citizenship and a TS/SCI security clearance for registration. READ MORE »