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The Gazette newspaper in Colorado Springs recently conducted its first survey of Best Places to Work in the Pikes Peak Region. According to The Gazette, the companies included were selected based on employee responses to questions about company leadership, training, diversity and social responsibility. The Space Foundation was informed in late October that it had been ranked among the Best Places to Work. READ MORE »
The View From Here Clarity is a Critical Component of Excellence Space Symposium Take a Sneak Peek at the 34th Space Symposium New Gen Program Prepares for 34th Space Symposium Early Registration Discount Available Through Jan. READ MORE »
Submit Tech Track Abstracts by Nov. 10
Friday, Nov. 10, is the deadline to submit abstracts for papers to be presented at the 34th Space Symposium Tech Track, April 16, 2018, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. This premier global space conference annually attracts thousands of space professionals from dozens of countries. Presentations are welcome on technology developments with applications for civil, commercial, entrepreneurial and national security fields. The emphasis should be on recent issues, activities or emerging technologies. READ MORE »
Space Agency Leaders Panel
Every year, thousands of people journey to Colorado Springs, Colo., for the annual Space Symposium. Generally regarded as the one must-attend global space event, the Space Symposium brings together leaders and visionaries to discuss, address and plan for the future of space. READ MORE »
The Economist Presents "A New Space Age"
The Space Foundation is a supporting association for the global Space Summit to be presented by The Economist on Nov. 9 in Seattle. "A New Space Age" will explore untapped business and economics opportunities within the industry. READ MORE »
Update on Space-related Activities
Throughout October, most of the activity on Capitol Hill was largely focused on tax reform, but there was some space-related activity. READ MORE »
Tech Track
The Space Foundation is accepting abstracts for papers to be presented at the 34th Space Symposium Tech Track, April 16, 2018, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. This premier global space conference annually attracts thousands of space professionals from dozens of countries. Abstracts will be accepted until Nov. 10, 2017, and authors will be notified of acceptance by Jan. 4, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted on the form on this page. READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 25, 2017) - 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 »
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 12, 2017) - For its 34th year, the Space Foundation's Space Symposium will bring together leaders of the civil, commercial and defense space sectors from more than 30 spacefaring nations to discuss and shape the future of space. The Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, The Honorable Heather A. Wilson, will be the keynote speaker for the Symposium's Corporate Partnership Dinner on April 17. Tickets for the dinner are available at www.spacesymposium.org/. READ MORE »
2018 Technical Track Call for Abstracts
The Space Foundation's ever popular Technical Track is calling for candidates to submit abstracts for 2018's event. Tech Track provides the opportunity for candidates from all backgrounds to present technical ideas surrounding space launch, spacecraft technologies, architectures, processes, strategies and updates. READ MORE »