Space Foundation News

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… Read more
For the Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium, Ball Aerospace will sponsor the Exhibit Center and Pavilion for the four-day conference, to be held April 16-19 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. The footprint of the Pavilion will be expanded for 2018, increasing the number of exhibits in two halls to 200. The displays will represent the latest in space technology, products and services… Read more
The Space Foundation could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. Learn about volunteer opportunities at Space Foundation headquarters and the Space Foundation Discovery Center at our Volunteer Recruitment Open House, to be held Thursday, March 8, from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs 80907… Read more
Yuri's Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first manned spaceflight in 1961, and the inaugural launch of NASA's Space Shuttle in 1981. The Space Foundation's annual Yuri's Night celebrates all global space achievements, and gives the public the opportunity to meet and interact with key participants in the coming week's Space… Read more
Former Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle astronaut CAPT John Young, USN (Ret.), died on Jan. 6, at the age of 87.
To meet customer demand, the Space Foundation will again convene its annual one-day conference in the Washington, D.C., area. Early featured speakers for the Space Foundation's 2018 Faga Forum on Space Intelligence include: Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Denker, USAF Deputy Director National Reconnaissance Office The Honorable Jeffrey Harris Chairman of the Board United States Geospatial Intelligence… Read more
Russian delegation participation at the 34th Space Symposium will include featured speaker Igor Komarov, Director General, ROSCOSMOS State Space Corporation. Komarov has been Director General since August 2015. Previously, he served as a Director General of United Rocket and Space Corporation, and prior to that, as Deputy Head of the Federal Space Agency.
On Dec. 11, President Trump signed Space Policy Directive 1, the first recommendation of the reconvened National Space Council.   According to the Space Foundation's Washington, D.C., representatives, the order makes it national policy for NASA to return humans to the Moon for long-term exploration and use, and to build a foundation for eventual trips to Mars. Also, President Trump and Vice… Read more
The Space Foundation team was saddened to learn in October of the passing of Elliot Holokauahi Pulham, its former Chief Executive Officer. Over his many years of service, Mr. Pulham made significant contributions to the Space Foundation and to the global space industry. We are grateful for his efforts and inspiration. 
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.

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