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Curiosity Celebrates Five Years on Mars
It all began Nov. 26, 2011, with a nine-month journey to Mars, where a rover named Curiosity would begin exploration of the red planet. During the late hours of Aug. 5, 2012, the scientists and engineers who designed, constructed and put their hearts into the mission, waited for what was known as the “7 Minutes of Terror.” This is the time it took Curiosity to get from the top of the Martian atmosphere down to the surface. READ MORE »
Featured Speakers Announced for Space Technology & Investment Forum
The Space Foundation's Space Technology & Investment Forum (ST&IF) 2017 will be held in the heart of San Francisco, Aug. 30 and 31, joining together top venture capitalists and angel investors with space industry experts who can explain the technical, legal and business issues critical to market analysis and risk assessment. READ MORE »
Grant Provides Project Management Skills for Tomorrow's Workforce
The Space Foundation takes its mission to inspire the next generation of STEM professionals very seriously. Our team is committed to teaching 21st century skills, such as teamwork, collaboration and leadership. Thanks to a generous grant from the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation, our educators were able to transform one of our programs to include the key skills of Project Management. READ MORE »
Nominate Now for 2018 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award
Each spring, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor during its annual Space Symposium. The General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement 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 »
Reception Honors Air Force Space Command
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations READ MORE »
Space Foundation COO Attends National Space Council Signing
On June 30, President Trump signed an executive order re-establishing the National Space Council for the first time since 1993, and appointed Vice President Pence chairman. Space Foundation Chief Operating Officer Shelli Brunswick (pictured far right below) attended the signing, which was also attended by former NASA astronauts Dr. Buzz Aldrin, Col. Alvin Drew, Dr. Sandra Magnus and Dr. David Wolf. READ MORE »
Space Foundation Extends Local Community Outreach
Community has always been important to the Space Foundation, from the global space community to our local community here in Colorado Springs, Colo. READ MORE »
The View From Here Rising to Success Top News Featured Speakers Announced for Space Technology & Investment Forum Nominate Now for 2018 General James E. READ MORE »
Support Space Technology by Submitting Nominations for 2018 Space Technology Hall of Fame®
Every summer, the Space Foundation solicits nominations for induction into its Space Technology Hall of Fame® for the coming year. In addition to affording innovators much-deserved recognition, this program serves to encourage further innovation. READ MORE »
Updates on U.S. Space Policy
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations READ MORE »