Thanks to the generosity of the Grainger Foundation, hundreds of students in Colorado will be afforded the opportunity to take a field trip to the Space Foundation Discovery Center. This week, Rich Stiner, Operation Manager for W.W. Grainger Inc, Colorado Springs, presented the Space Foundation with a check for $2,500.00.
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As soon as the Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium wraps up each spring, our in-house marketing team begins work on design to promote the next year's Symposium.
U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) toured the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs this week with his family and met with Space Foundation leadership.
The Petit Family Foundation and the Space Foundation share a common interest in fostering the education of young people. Based in Plainville, Connecticut, the Petit Family Foundation also works to improve the lives of those affected by chronic illnesses and to support efforts to protect and help those affected by violence, in honor of the memories of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit… Read more
The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium brings together leaders from commercial, government and military space from around the world, providing a forum to discuss, address and plan for future achievements in space.
We can't say it too often -- thank you to the individuals and organizations that support our mission. Your philanthropic support is critical in fueling the Space Foundation's mission success. Your generosity is significant in funding our education, advocacy and public awareness about the importance of space.
Bryan DeBates, Space Foundation Vice President - Education and alumnus of Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, has been named recipient of the University's Millicent M. Atkins School of Education Award. This prestigious award is given to graduates who have distinguished themselves through personal successes and civic contributions, while bringing a sense of pride to the college… Read more
The Space Foundation created the Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame in 2016 to inspire future space heroes, to celebrate those who have contributed most significantly to the development and success of Colorado's space economy and to highlight Colorado's role as a hub for all things space, including:
You may be able to double the impact of your gift to the Space Foundation by having it matched by your employer. Many companies offer a matching gift program to employees and retirees that allows you to double your gift amount by simply following the guidelines they have set in place. These matching gifts provide the Space Foundation with much needed funds as we work to educate the next… Read more
Each April, Yuri's Night parties around the world celebrate the accomplishments of Yuri Gagarin's first manned spaceflight in April 1961.