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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 »
If you told me nine years ago, that after graduating from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, I would be working for the Space Foundation and organizing New Generation programs for young professionals in the space industry, I would have told you to keep dreaming! READ MORE »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 11, 2017) - 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. Attendees are invited to participate as technical experts, advisors, mentors and service providers to facilitate new business ventures and bring big ideas to fruition. READ MORE »
"Big Data and Space Investment Community" is Featured Panel at Space Technology & Investment Forum
Started in 2015, the Space Foundation's Space Technology & Investment Forum (ST&IF) has grown to become a gathering of some of the most innovative, insightful and visionary professionals from the entrepreneurial and investment sectors of space and technology.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 »
An Inspiring Gift
You never know who you'll meet at the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium, or where that new contact will lead. For Kelly Shelton, Space Foundation Manger - Philanthropy, a conversation at the 33rd Space Symposium this past April led to the donation of an art collection. At the Symposium, Kelly met engineer Cory Jenkins whose late stepfather -- Richard A. Lopez -- was an artist with a passion for space. Lopez created a Cosmos series of paintings, each one abstract and unique.   READ MORE »
Celebrate the Great American Eclipse!
Why is everyone making such a big deal about the “Great American Eclipse of 2017?” In short, because it is a big deal. While a total solar eclipse occurs roughly every 18 months, the majority of our planet is made up of large bodies of water, and these other eclipses are usually only viewable from the oceans, or other remote areas of Earth, making them difficult, and rare, to be seen by a large population.  READ MORE »
Throughout my career, I have always loved taking over a new organization. New situations, people and issues to deal with energize and motivate me to inspire an organization to achieve goals and objectives they never dreamed possible. In addition, when change and uncertainty have dominated the landscape of that organization, one has a rare opportunity to quickly and effectively take a motivated team of individuals to the next level of performance. READ MORE »
June Space-related Activities in Washington, D.C.
by Charles A. Harris, Space Foundation Manager - Washington Operations READ MORE »