Space Foundation News

Since 1983, the Space Foundation has been dedicated to inspiring, educating, advocating, and connecting on behalf of the space community. As a charitable organization, we are committed to engaging the public, private, nonprofit, academic, and other sectors pursuing world-changing endeavors that benefit the public interest.
The Space Foundation's New Generation Space Leaders program helps young professionals, age 35 or younger, advance their careers through mentoring opportunities with senior industry leaders, networking events and presentations. On March 6, the Space Foundation hosted a New Generation young professionals event at Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex that focused on workforce opportunities on the… Read more
In this episode: We meet Dr. Anita Greenberg, the COO and VP for Academics for Opifex Global out of Georgetown, Texas.
Dr. Kavya Manyapu - Flight Crew Operations and Test Engineer In this episode, we meet Dr. Kavya Manyapu, a Space Scientist working in Flight Crew Operations and Testing for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.  Dr. Manyapu currently serves as the Regional Officer for a United Nations organization called Space Generation Advisory Council. She is passionate about human space exploration with a… Read more
"Any room Mickey Hartinger ever entered, lit up with her warmth, heart and boundless energy. That kind of character created opportunity and possibilities for anyone in her 'orbit,' and at the Space Foundation, we were fortunate to have her as one of our most ardent supporters. Her passion for our mission, and in particular the education mission, put more star power in the hearts and minds of… Read more
Senator Tom Wright (R - Dist. 14) attended today's Space Foundation Space Commerce Workshop in Daytona Beach, Fla. Partnering with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), the Space Foundation is presenting the one-day workshops for minority business* leaders and other aspiring space industry entrepreneurs. Each workshop session addresses the most common challenges companies face as they… Read more
Openings are still available in the Space Foundation's Washington, D.C., Space Commerce Workshop for minority business owners.* The Space Foundation is offering this series of workshops across the U.S., funded by a grant from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), with the goal of bringing minority business owners into the greater space commerce community.
The Space Foundation presented the fourth in its series of nationwide Space Commerce Workshops today in El Segundo, Calif. Partnering with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), the Space Foundation is presenting the one-day workshops for minority business leaders and other aspiring space industry entrepreneurs. Each workshop session addresses the most common challenges companies face… Read more
To promote networking opportunities with industry leaders, the Space Foundation will award 20 scholarships for minority-owned businesses to the 35th Space Symposium, to be held April 8-11, 2019, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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