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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 »
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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 »