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The Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit advocate for the advancement of space-related endeavors to inspire, educate, connect and advocate for the global space community. We develop objective space awareness for government, industry, and the public, and we are a recognized leader in educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events.

The Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit advocate for the advancement of space-related endeavors to inspire, educate, connect and advocate for the global space community. We develop objective space awareness for government, industry, and the public, and we are a recognized leader in educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events.

Space Foundation Comments on Death of Alexei Leonov, First Human to Walk in Space

October 11, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 11, 2019) – The Space Foundation extends its deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and countrymen of Russian cosmonaut and spacewalking pioneer Alexei Leonov, who died today at the age of 85 in Moscow. Leonov became the first human to walk in space on March 18, 1965, just weeks before NASA astronaut…

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World Space Week Canadian Reception Celebrates Space Foundation Art Contest

October 7, 2019

The Space Foundation has a full schedule of activities planned for the global celebration of World Space Week, held each year from Oct. 4 – 10.  From a new spacesuit exhibit at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs to astronaut presentations for school children during World Space Week, the Space Foundation is heralding the accomplishments…

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Space Foundation Begins Its World Space Week Activities in China

October 4, 2019

Each year, from Oct. 4–10, space enthusiasts around the globe celebrate World Space Week, spotlighting the benefits of space exploration and acknowledging the contributions it has made to our lives on Earth. Leading up to its own World Space Week activities, the Space Foundation participated in the 2019 Future Space Scholars Meet International Final, held…

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Space Foundation Brings Space Commerce Workshop to Youngstown

October 1, 2019

• Program highlights business opportunities in the space-based technology markets • Advance registration required COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2019) – The Space Foundation, in partnership with Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) and Youngstown State University, is hosting a one-day workshop to address the most common challenges companies face in growing their space-based technology businesses. This event…

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September Washington, D.C., Space Activity Wrap-up

September 30, 2019

Space Industry Updates The week of Sept. 19, the Artemis program was criticized in several House oversight hearings. On Sept. 23, NASA signed a contract with Lockheed Martin for six to 12 Orion spacecraft to be built at Johnson Space Center in Texas. Previously, NASA’s decision to award Alabama’s Marshall Spaceflight Center the leading role…

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Free Admission to the Space Foundation Discovery Center this Saturday

September 30, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 30, 2019) — Each year, from Oct. 4–10, space enthusiasts from around the globe gather to celebrate World Space Week. Now in its 19th year, the occasion is celebrated internationally to draw attention to the benefits of space exploration and honor the contributions it has made to our lives on Earth.…

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