Space Foundation Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 19, 2018) - The Space Foundation today released the findings of its publication The Space Report 2018: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity. The Space Report is the definitive body of information about the global space industry. The findings in the 2018 report revealed that in 2017, the global space economy totaled $383.5 billion worldwide. Also, during… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 7, 2018) – This morning, Secretary Ben Carson and Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Thomas E. Zelibor participated in a ceremony at Life Remodeled in Detroit, Mich., to debut the EnVision Center Demonstration, a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development initiative to help HUD-assisted households "climb the ladder of opportunity." To support STEM… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 23, 2018) – This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Petit Family Foundation, and a decade of supporting the education of young people, especially girls and women in the sciences. This fall, the Petit Family Foundation will support a new initiative. It is partnering with the Space Foundation to present the 'Soar to the Stars' gala, to be held Saturday, Oct. 27,… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2018) – The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest award, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF (Ret.), the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration,… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 4, 2018) -- Experts say to dress for the job you want, not the job you have, leading the Space Foundation to invite the public to “Suit Up!” Beginning this Saturday, June 9, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will kick off summer with a nine-week Summer of Discovery theme: Suit Up!  
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 15, 2018) The Space Foundation Discovery Center is bringing back its summer Explore Space Experience for children ages seven through 12. Explore Space Experience is designed and led by certified master teachers to offer a variety of hands-on, immersive activities and experiences based on space and science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2018) -- The Space Foundation is seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame® in 2019. This international program honors innovations by organizations and individuals who transform space technology into commercial products that improve life on Earth.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 9, 2018) – The Space Foundation announced today the addition of The Honorable Wilbur R. Ross, Jr., United States Secretary of Commerce, as a featured speaker at its 34th Space Symposium, to be held April 16 – 19 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr., Acting Administrator of NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), will… Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2018) - For the fifth time since 2012, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For in the United States, ranking 18th best organization overall.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 21, 2018) - Given annually to recognize the most significant accomplishment in advancing the exploration of space during the previous year, the Space Foundation's John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration will be presented in 2018 to the Cassini Mission team.

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