Space Foundation Press Release

New format will provide more timely snapshots of where the space community is going, its impacts and opportunities Designed to improve our understanding of the reach, impact and health of the space community
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 13, 2019) — The Space Foundation announces the addition of the S-Network Space Index to its Space Certification program. The index is the inaugural entry in the newest Space Certification category, Space Data Products. Eligible products and services are those that either use data collected from space systems or provide data about space and the space industry.   
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2019) — For the sixth time since 2011, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the Best Nonprofit Organizations To Work For in the United States, ranking XXth best overall. The Space Foundation has made the Best Nonprofits To Work For list every time it has been screened, including in 2011, 2014, 2016,… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 25, 2019) - The Space Foundation's 35th Space Symposium will celebrate the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 20, 2019) — In an effort to increase diversity and expand networking opportunities with industry leaders, the Space Foundation has awarded scholarships for minority business owners to attend the 35th Space Symposium, to be held April 8-11, 2019, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 11, 2019) – In 2017, the Space Foundation announced a new annual scholarship honoring its former board chairman. The Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship was created to provide a young professional member of the United States Armed Forces full participation in the Space Foundation’s annual Space Symposium and benefit from its… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 4, 2019) – The Space Foundation’s 35th Space Symposium will open on April 8 with awards recognizing the major space accomplishments of 2018.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 21, 2019) - Jill Gilford, an Earth and Space Science Teacher at Twin Lakes High School in Monticello, Ind., has been selected to receive the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. The annual award is presented jointly by the Space Foundation, the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), in… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 14, 2019) – Launched in 2007 and managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the Dawn mission space probe ended its mission on Oct. 31, 2018, after successfully completing its mission to orbit giant asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres, revealing important information about the formation of the solar system.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2019) – The reestablishment of the National Space Council in 2017 brought new public attention to the importance of space in the United States. The Council, headed by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, has fostered dialogue across the space community, improved policy coordination activities, stimulated public interest and given America a coordinating vehicle to… Read more

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